Search Tag: Quality of Care

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Machine Learning can automate charting using patient-doctor conversations

2019 26 Mar

Automating symptoms recording clerical aspects of medical record keeping through speech recognition during a patient’s visit 1   could allow physicians to dedicate more time directly with patients, according to a new report published in JAMA Intern Med . Researchers considered the feasibility of using machine learning  to automatically populate... Read more

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Improving radiologist communications to maximise value in breast imaging

2017 07 Nov

There is a continuing demand to improve value in U.S. healthcare by decreasing costs and simultaneously improving quality of care. Against this backdrop, the role of the radiologist continues to evolve. The profession is shifting from volume-based to value-based reimbursement and practices, and radiologists are being asked to optimise and personalise... 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