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Take the Effective Communication Quiz

2015 17 Nov

Radiology reports are increasingly becoming more accessible to patients. As such, radiologists need to write well to engage and educate patients through imaging reports, without creating offense or confusion, according to an article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology. To help radiologists improve their communication skills, the... Read more

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ACR Releases New, Updated Appropriateness Criteria

2015 11 Nov

The latest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria® has been released. The updated criteria help referring physicians and other providers make the most appropriate medical imaging or treatment decision for more than 1,050 clinical indications. Developed by expert panels of physicians from various medical specialties,... Read more

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ACS Guideline: Screening Mammography from 45

2015 20 Oct

The American Cancer Society’s updated breast cancer screening guideline recommends that women with an average risk of breast cancer should undergo regular, annual screening mammography beginning at age 45 years, with women having an opportunity to choose to begin annual screening between the ages of 40 and 44 years, according to an article published... Read more

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MIR 2015: Radiology Societies Step Up to Develop Radiology Leaders

2015 09 Oct

Worldwide there is a mandate for providing value healthcare, and radiologists play a key role in leading the team approach to high quality, high value healthcare delivery and population health. William Thorwath, CEO, American College of Radiology spoke at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting on 9 October about the need to foster radiology... Read more

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