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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

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Patient-Centred Imaging

2016 06 Sep

Radiology has always been a field that is focused on imaging and equipment and the specific output of these tools. However, at the very heart of this specialty is the satisfaction of the patient in terms of the right test, shorter exam times, better diagnostic, reduced exposure to radiation and so on. There is no doubt that the science of imaging has... Read more

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Radiologists Can Detect Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

2016 30 Aug

A study conducted by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, the University of York in the UK and MD Andersen Cancer Center in Texas tests the ability of experienced radiologists' to sense when a mammogram is abnormal. The paper is published in  the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.For the purpose of the investigation, visual attention... Read more

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Radiologists Need to Embrace the Unknown

2016 10 Aug

According to a recent editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiology educators need to stop being too reliant on the known and should consider embracing the unknown. The article, co-authored by Christian W. Cox, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD, of Indiana University in... Read more

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Need for Radiologists to Solidify Position in Cancer Teams

2016 01 Aug

A new article titled "A New Look at Toxicity in the Era of Precision Oncology: Imaging Findings, Their Relationship With Tumor Response, and Effect on Metastasectomy" states that the increasing use of cancer imaging will require radiologists to solidify their position as central members of the cancer team. The article is published in the American Journal... Read more