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Radiologists and urologists favour structured prostate MRI reporting

2018 10 Jan

A survey of predominantly North American radiologists involved in prostate MRI interpretation and urologists involved in prostate cancer management highlights numerous areas of agreement regarding prostate MRI reporting, while also identifying key differences. According to the study, "radiologists and urologists both show a preference for structured... Read more

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Radiology Asia 2018

2017 04 Dec

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The challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s radiologist

2017 28 Nov

In an exhilarating opening session on Sunday 26th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew told delegates in his presentation “Tomorrow’s Radiology” that the overall goal of today’s healthcare enterprise is to achieve healthy longevity.   Dr. Pettigrew explained that tomorrow’s radiologists must work to establish themselves... Read more

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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