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RSNA16: Sentiment Associated with ICU Imaging Use

2016 06 Dec

Natural language processing of patient notes can be used to determine sentiments of the healthcare providers and associations with imaging orders, according to a study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual scientific meeting in Chicago this week. Falgun Chokshi, MD, Director of Neuroradiology Services at Emory University,... Read more

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RSNA16: Radiologists as Drivers of Value-Based Healthcare

2016 06 Dec

Radiologists can and should drive value-based healthcare, and they have a significant role to play in the path to transforming healthcare to a value basis, says Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, CEO of University of Utah Healthcare. Lee shared the University of Utah health system's journey towards value-based healthcare with delegates to the Radiological Society... Read more

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RSNA16: Aerobic Exercise Improves Cognitive Function

2016 05 Dec

According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six month period had an increase in brain volume in specific areas of their brain. Those who participated in aerobic exercise demonstrated greater gains in such... Read more

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RSNA16: Screening Women with High Breast Cancer Risk

2016 05 Dec

A 3D functional infrared imaging tool trialled in Israel was affordable and acceptable to patients, and can be used as a selection tool for high-risk women to be screened with MRI. Miriam Sklair-Levy, Israel, Sheba Medical Center, presented an evaluation study at the Radiological Society of North America annual scientific meeting in Chicago last week.... Read more

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RSNA16: Depression in Soldiers linked to Brain Injury

2016 05 Dec

According to new findings presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the use of multiple brain imaging techniques helped find a disruption of the circuitry in the brain's cognitive-emotional pathways. This could provide a foundation for depression symptoms in solders who have suffered mild traumatic brain injury... Read more

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RSNA16: When are Interval Cancers Notifiable Safety Incidents?

2016 05 Dec

Openness and honesty when things go wrong in healthcare are the ideal to aim for. However,  the implications for breast screening programmes when interval cancers are diagnosed are not straightforward, said Eleanor Cornford, consultant radiologist, Nottingham Brast Institute, UK, speaking at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual scientific... Read more

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RSNA16: Radiology the “Canary in the Mine” for Medicine in the Digital Age

2016 05 Dec

Digital doctor, Robert Wachter, MD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, explored healthcare IT for a year before writing his acclaimed book The digital doctor: hope, hype and harm at the dawn of medicine’s computer age , a synthesis of where we are in the digital journey. Prompted... Read more

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RSNA16: Going to a Top Medical School May Not Lead to Patient Satisfaction

2016 29 Nov

Patient satisfaction with radiologists appears to improve when the physicians did not attend one of the top 50 medical schools, according to Luke Ginocchio, MD, who presented a study that analysed ratings of radiologists on the website RateMDs . Ginocchio acknowledged the study’s limitations but said this was a trend that was noticeable. Their study... Read more

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RSNA16: Better Interpretation if Patient Questionnaire Info Included

2016 29 Nov

Using patient questionnaires to obtain additional clinical history can assist more accurate diagnosis, according to a study presented by Ankur Doshi, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual scientific meeting in Chicago this week. Their study investigated if adding patient questionnaires at time of... Read more

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RSNA16: Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach Awarded Honorary Membership

2016 28 Nov

HealthManagement's Imaging Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach, was today awarded honorary membership of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Prof. Donoso Bach is past president of the European Society of Radiology and Head of Diagnostic Imaging at Hospital Clinic Barcelona. Donoso Bach said he was honoured to receive this award... Read more