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ACR Appropriateness Criteria

ACR Releases New, Updated Appropriateness Criteria

The latest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria® has been released. The updated criteria help referring... Read more

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Adding Ultrasound to Breast Screening Improves Detection

A large study in Japan finds improved rates of detection for breast cancer in women when ultrasound was added to standard mammography tests in... Read more

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IDoR 2015: Radiology Saves Children’s Lives

Sunday 8 November marks the fourth International Day of Radiology (IDoR) and the 120th anniversary of the 1895 discovery of the X-ray by Wilhelm... Read more

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MIR 2015: Leadership Essentials - Canada LEADS the Way

It’s a given that leadership is the single most important factor in the success of any enterprise. However, healthcare is heading into a leadership... Read more

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We Need to Tweet - the MRI Experience

Twitter offers interesting and valuable insights into the experience of MRI patients, according to a new study analysing tweets related to MRI... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more

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IMAGING Management

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more

From Our Journals

 John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of studies...

 Jayna Gardner-Gray, MD

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

 David J. Mayman

Imaging with EOS®

The Radiologist’s ViewThe Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) acquired the...

 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

 Les Jebson, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...

Prof. Armand R.J. Girbes, MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

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