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Online Tool 'Annotates' Radiology Reports for Lay Readers

2017 25 Apr

  Radiology reports often contain medical jargon that is difficult for patients to interpret and understand. New research shows that an online system that provided definitions and illustrations of the medical and technical terms in radiology reports has potential to improve patients’ understanding of their reports and their diagnoses. The finding is... Read more

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Radiology in Paediatric Oncology – an Update

2017 16 Apr

Find British Institute of Radiology (BIR) on Social Media    Read more

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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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Key Principles in Aviation Applicable to Radiology

2017 21 Mar

Key principles of aviation safety – including “big picture” tactical training, the use of checklists, and teamwork – could be adapted to meet the challenges facing the practice of radiology, according to an article in Journal of the American College of Radiology. "Although there are differences in our professions, by adopting proven techniques from... Read more

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Mentorship - Key to Ensuring the Future of Radiology

2017 13 Mar

Mentoring is an important component of academic medicine, yet it is not specifically emphasised in radiology training, according to a review to appear in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Researchers found that many academic radiology departments in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere do not have formal mentoring programmes for medical... Read more

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2017 25 Feb

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of value-based imaging could be regarded as a new one. So far it is sill mostly based on reimbursement according to volume of radiological services. But this situation has to be changed rapidly. During the last years our government has taken a course to promote preventive and high-technology... Read more

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Value-Based Radiology: View from Europe

2017 16 Feb

What does value-based healthcare and value-based radiology mean to you as a Radiology Director?   Value–based healthcare as a whole is an issue beyond the radiology department. For the time being, in Germany, it is more of a general trend. The insurance and the reimbursement systems haven’t really implemented the value-based reimbursement of services.... Read more

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Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

2017 16 Feb

As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology concentrate on delivering better value, both at the individual and organisational level?   Radiology across the world is facing the same challenges.  There was a time, before digitised films, picture archive and communication systems (PACS) and computers to view the images, when the... Read more

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3D Printing: An Interdisciplinary Lab

2017 16 Feb

3D printing will most likely transform the medical field as it presents a multitude of new opportunities from visualisation of complex anatomy, building training models or templates for challenging procedures to patient-specific implants. A variety of disciplines work with 3D printing and various regular use cases have been identified. Since the late... Read more

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Lluís Donoso Bach

2017 16 Feb

Editor-in-Chief Imaging, HealthManagement.orgProfessor of Radiology , University of BarcelonaTry not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of valueManagement Tip:Delegation! It is always worth investing time and resources in helping members of the department to be able to resolve issues as much as possible in their positions.The... Read more