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The British Institute of Radiology (BIR)

BIR Response to RCC's Paediatric Imaging Audit

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) issued the following statement in response to the Royal College of Radiologists’ national audit of paediatric... Read more

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Treatment Delay for Lung Cancer Patients

According to researchers, patients suspected of having lung cancer may wait too long to receive treatment, and too many patients skip vital diagnostic... Read more

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MRI Technology Deals With Helium Shortage

As helium gas used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners is increasingly becoming scarce, a UK-based medical imaging vendor continues... Read more

Kevin S. King, MD, Keck School of Medicine at USC

Cardiovascular Risk Factors May Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

An imaging study shows that specific cardiovascular risk factors, such as alcohol use, smoking, obesity and diabetes, correlate with smaller... Read more

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Is that Scan (Song) Really Necessary?

As the concept of “Choosing Wisely” travels the world (USA, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK), one Canadian professor... 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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MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

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Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

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