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Collaboration Between Radiologists & Scientists

2017 29 Aug

Radiology, imaging research, and the imaging sciences are indispensible clinical tools in the delivery of modern healthcare. Progress in almost all facets of the imaging sciences is largely due to the rich collaborative partnerships that have been forged between clinical radiologists, medical physicists, and other allied basic scientists, according... Read more

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How AI Can Increase the Value of Radiologists

2017 29 Aug

The integration of machine learning/artificial intelligence into routine clinical practice will significantly alter the current practice of radiology. But rather than being a significant threat to radiologists, AI technology will be a boon to radiologists by increasing their value, efficiency, accuracy, and personal satisfaction, says an article in... Read more

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Radiologists Eye More Active Role in Patient Care

2017 20 Jun

In line with the shift from a volume- to a value-based system, radiologists are keen to have a more active role in patient care, despite constraints of time and workload, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.Communication between patients and radiologists is a key element of patient-centred care, which focuses on the patient’s... Read more

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Follow-up Imaging Less When Radiologists Read ED Ultrasounds

2017 28 May

Findings from a study presented at the American College of Radiology annual meeting show that the use of follow-up imaging is significantly less when initial emergency department ultrasound examinations are interpreted by a radiologist than a nonradiologist. Researchers used 5% Medicare data files to identify patients in the ED setting who underwent... Read more

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SIFEM 2017

2017 11 May

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Radiologists as Data Scientists of Medicine

2017 11 Apr

Emerging technologies – such as machine learning and data analytics – will provide enormous opportunities for radiologists to augment and improve the quality of care they provide to their patients, according to a report to appear in Journal of the American College of Radiology. The report urges radiologists to maintain an active role in guiding the... Read more

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Teaching Communication Skills to Radiology Residents

2017 24 Jan

Communication skills are essential core competencies that have been associated with improved health outcomes and enhanced satisfaction with care. According to researchers, a communication skills workshop using the experiential learning approach was helpful in improving radiology residents' ability to communicate effectively and resolve conflict in the... 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: 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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Step Away from the Reading Room to Show Value

2016 21 Nov

In the era of value-based patient-centred healthcare, one way for radiologists to demonstrate value beyond radiology reporting is to take part in multidisciplinary tumour boards (MTBs), say Michele D, Lesslie and Jay R. Parikh, from the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, writing in Academic Radiology.... Read more