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IMAGING Management

Radiologists’ Reports Can Affect Hospital Performance and Income

2021 28 Jun

A recent study out of the UK gathered data from five hospitals to establish if a detailed review of trauma reports with reference to the coding manual improved accuracy of ISS.   Investigators included information on imaging undertaken, mechanism of injury (MOI), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and injury descriptors. Patients with ISS near... Read more

IT Management

Carestream’s PACS Commended in Latest MD Buyline Report

2014 06 Feb

Respondents Said Vue PACS Offers Advanced Features and Ease of Use   Carestream’s Vue PACS earned high ratings in MD Buyline’s Market Intelligence Briefing for Fourth Quarter 2013, in which users say the system is both feature-rich and easy to use, and they note that “Carestream is forward thinking with mobile access and products that provide... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESC Paper: Cardiologists Must Reduce Inappropriate Radiation Exposure

2014 16 Jan

Radiation from cardiology procedures equals more than 50 chest X-rays per person each year In a recent position paper published in the European Heart Journal the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has urged cardiologists to reduce patient radiation exposure. The paper outlines doses and risks of common cardiology examinations for the first... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Spending Growth Halted Across OECD Countries Affected by Financial Crisis

2013 22 Nov

As published by a new OECD report, total health spending has fallen in one of three OECD countries between 2009 and 2011, with those hardest hit by the crisis most affected. This development marks a significant reversal from the strong growth in the years prior to the crisis. The publication entitled ‘Health at a Glance 2013’ states that under... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Diabetes Federation Predicts Global Increase in Diabetes

2013 21 Nov

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) one in ten of the world's population will have diabetes by 2035. The latest edition IDF Diabetes Atlas estimates that the number of people living with diabetes will increase from 382 million to 592 million people by the year 2035, many in low and middle income countries and the majority under... Read more

IMAGING Management

Reporting Guidance for PET/CT Imaging

2013 29 Apr

A recent article published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine provides guidance for reporting on oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging.  The authors suggest that providing a high-quality PET/CT report is perhaps more challenging than for other imaging studies because of the complexity of this hybrid imaging modality. Their article discusses the essential... Read more