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Improving radiologist communications to maximise value in breast imaging

2017 07 Nov

There is a continuing demand to improve value in U.S. healthcare by decreasing costs and simultaneously improving quality of care. Against this backdrop, the role of the radiologist continues to evolve. The profession is shifting from volume-based to value-based reimbursement and practices, and radiologists are being asked to optimise and personalise... Read more

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Sectra Signs Breast Imaging PACS Contract with US Academic Medical Center

2017 24 Aug

 International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that UC San Diego Health will install Sectra PACS for its breast imaging workflow. The Sectra solution will provide true, multi-modality display of all breast images, including digital breast tomosynthesis, with the end goal of improved cancer care.The technology... Read more

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Study: No 'Angelina Jolie Effect' on Screening Mammography

2017 15 Aug

Celebrity medical news can increase patient demand for important healthcare services. A well-powered analysis in a large regional breast imaging centre, however, finds no support for the hypothesis that the news about "Ms. Angelina Jolie's prophylactic double mastectomy" drove increased screening for breast cancer.In May 2013, Ms. Jolie revealed her... Read more

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Value-added Activities in Radiology

2017 02 May

Value-based medical care has been the mantra of the U.S. Affordable Care Act. According to a new study, breast imaging radiologists dedicate a significant amount of their time to value-added activities to help improve patients’ experience across the continuity of their care. The findings are reported in the journal Cancer Control.    As the healthcare... Read more

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34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®

2017 27 Jan

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2017 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium

2017 24 Jan

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27th Annual Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference

2017 24 Jan

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