Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 25, 2012
Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com today announced the winners of the 2012 edition of the Minnies, an annual event recognizing excellence in medical imaging.
Now in its 13th year, the Minnies provide a forum for radiology professionals to acknowledge the contributions of their peers to the field of medical imaging. Minnies candidates are nominated by AuntMinnie.com members and are selected by a panel of experts in the field through two rounds of voting.
This year's Minnies highlight the importance of breast imaging to radiology, with four of the 14 winners pertaining to this area of medical imaging. Most of the selections run along a general theme: developing better ways to image the breast to improve upon the current gold standard of mammography.
The 14 Minnies categories range from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Best New Radiology Device. The 2012 edition of the awards also includes a category for Most Effective Public Service Campaign, to recognize the important contributions that radiology professionals and imaging vendors are making to public service around the world.
The 14 categories are as follows:
Most Influential Radiology Researcher
Most Effective Radiology Educator
Most Effective Radiologic Technologist Educator
Most Effective Radiology Administrator/Manager
Best Radiologist Training Program
Best Radiologic Technologist Training Program
Most Significant News Event in Radiology
Biggest Threat to Radiology
Hottest Clinical Procedure
Scientific Paper of the Year
Best New Radiology Device
Best New Radiology Software
Best New Radiology Vendor
Most Effective Public Service Campaign
AuntMinnie.com is the premier online information, transaction, and education site for all individuals affiliated with the medical imaging market. Rich in timely, original content and customer-centered products and services, AuntMinnie.com is designed to enhance the professional lives of its members through interaction, participation, exchange, and commerce. AuntMinnie.com is owned by IMV, Ltd. Additional information on AuntMinnie.com is available at http://www.auntminnie.com.