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#RSNA14: Radiology Quality Metrics: What's Out There?

2014 03 Dec

There are many new quality metrics available for radiology, but no agreement on what to use, said Anand Narayan, MD, PhD,a radiology resident at Johns Hopkins University, speaking at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago this week. His study reviewed quality metrics in radiology in academic and private... Read more

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Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis, Cartilage Loss

2014 03 Dec

According to researchers, a popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may raise the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), suggest that the decision for surgery requires careful consideration in order to prevent accelerated disease... Read more

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#RSNA14: Interventional Procedure Preserves Uterus in Patients with Placenta Accreta

2014 03 Dec

Results of a new study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) on a procedure that can preserve fertility and potentially save the lives of women with a serious pregnancy complication called placenta accrete, a condition in which the placenta abnormally implants in the uterus.   The findings... Read more

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#RSNA14: Choosing Wisely: 82 Imaging Tests Now on List

2014 03 Dec

When the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation began the Choosing Wisely® initiative in 2012, eight other specialty medical societies, including the American College of Radiology, joined the move to reduce overuse of tests and procedures. Media interest was high, noted David C. Levin, MD, from Thomas Jefferson University, speaking at the Radiological... Read more

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#RSNA14: Correlating Radiology Findings Automatically with Follow-up Data

2014 03 Dec

Automatically sending clinical data algorithmically generated from the preliminary radiology report has the potential to assist radiologists’ interpretation, improve communication with referring physicians and benefit patient care, according to Anna Ellermeier, MD, radiology resident at Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Ellermeir presented... Read more

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#RSNA2014: TeraRecon Highlights iNtuition and iNteract+

2014 03 Dec

TeraRecon, a leader in advanced visualisation and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, highlighted major implementation and innovations of its iNtuition advanced visualisation solution combined with its new iNteract+ interoperability capabilities, at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)... Read more

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#RSNA14: A New Healthcare Solution From Samsung

2014 03 Dec

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, has successfully reinforced its commitment to delivering fast, easy and accurate diagnostic solutions for healthcare providers. The company displayed its expanded portfolio at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).   “From our expanded... Read more

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#RSNA14: Patients Take Control of Their Imaging Exam Records

2014 02 Dec

New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2014) shows that patients value direct, independent access to their medical examinations. In the new study, researchers evaluated patient and provider satisfaction with the use of RSNA Image Share, an internet-based interoperable image exchange system that... Read more

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#RSNA14: Agfa HealthCare Awards Outstanding Suppliers

2014 02 Dec

Agfa HealthCare Supplier Excellence Programme highlights outstanding performance of Kyocera and continuing progress of Hewlett-Packard as Best Supplier and Most Improved Supplier respectively.   Awards are based on quality, delivery, cost, relationship and responsiveness. 20 suppliers were shortlisted and 2 selected for awards by the Agfa HealthCare... Read more

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#RSNA14: 3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection in Dense Breasts

2014 02 Dec

According to a new study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography, has the potential to significantly increase the cancer detection rate in mammography screening of women with dense breasts. Breasts that have more fibrous or glandular... Read more