Radiology and Imaging
Patient Emergencies in Radiology: How Frequent?

Patient Emergencies in Radiology: How Frequent?

When hospital patients outside the ICU become unstable, many facilities have medical emergency teams (MET) in place to rapidly respond. But are... Read more

European Society of Breast Imaging 2015 meeting poster

EUSOBI 2015: Implications of Dense Breasts

Breast density remains a hot topic in radiology, and although much is known about the impact of breast density on mammographic screening, what... Read more

EUSOBI 2015: Breast Screening in Brazil

Many constraints exist when it comes to implementing breast screening in Brazil, according to Dr. Fabiola Kestelman, a breast radiologist from... Read more

Peter Caravan, PhD, Co-director of the Institute for Innovation in Imaging at MGH

Full-Body PET Scan Can Detect Blood Clots: Animal Study

A new radiopharmaceutical probe developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has allowed researchers to perform full-body scans to locate... Read more

Dr. Robert Shor, Secretary and Chair of the ACC Board of Governors

ACC Focus on Cardiac Imaging Appropriate Use

Cardiac imaging growth has been on the decline over the past 10 years, indicating increased adherence to appropriate use criteria (AUC) for imaging... 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

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