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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

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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 reading... Read more

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RSNA16: Can Inappropriate Imaging for Low Back Pain Be Reduced?

2016 29 Nov

Low back pain (LBP) is a common patient complaint, representing 2 percent of all Emergency Room visits in the U.S., and a huge expense for the health service in imaging costs. It affects up to 85% of Americans, and the direct healthcare are costs more than 85 billion or 9 percent of national health expenditure.Two studies presented at the Radiological... Read more

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Faster MRI Scans With Compressed Sensing from Siemens Healthineers

2016 29 Nov

Siemens Healthineers underlines its position as innovation leader in magnetic resonance imaging with new acceleration technologyCompressed Sensing allows MR imaging up to ten times faster without compromising image qualityThe first application, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine1, enables diagnostic cardiac imaging of patients with arrhythmias or of those with... 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 from... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Presents Particularly Cost-Efficient MRI Scanner – Magnetom Sempra

2016 28 Nov

•   1.5 Tesla MRI scanner with innovative applications supports improved competitiveness and will potentially boost profitability for radiology providers•   Up to 30% less energy consumption, higher uptime at lower running costs thanks to an innovative embedded service concept•   Standardized and automated examination workflows address the continuous... Read more

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RSNA16: No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off

2016 28 Nov

According to the results of the largest-ever study on screening mammography outcomes, there is no clear cut-off age when breast cancer screening should be stopped. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Breast cancer screening has been a controversial issue for quite some time with significant... Read more

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RSNA16: Back to Basics for Radiology, Says RSNA President

2016 28 Nov

Value-based healthcare, a team-based approach and continued innovation in radiology are driving the focus on looking beyond imaging to push radiology forward, said Richard L. Baron, president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), speaking at the annual scientific meeting in Chicago this week. It is not a change of culture that is required,... Read more

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Sectra Cardiology Module Incorporated in US Healthcare Organization’s Enterprise Imaging Solution

2016 27 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ProMedica is adding the Sectra Cardiology Module into its existing enterprise imaging architecture. Through integration with the Epic Cupid reporting module, physicians will have combined access to their patients’ complete imaging history for both radiology and cardiology.  ProMedica’s... Read more


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