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New measures for quality improvement in diagnostic radiology

2018 04 Sep

The American College of Radiology (ACR) convened a cross-speciality, multidisciplinary technical expert panel to identify and define new measures for quality improvement. In addition to developing measures that address areas most in need of performance improvement, the expert panel evaluated existing ACR measures to identify measurement gaps and... Read more

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Mathias Goyen

2018 23 May

Professor Of Diagnostic Radiology - Hamburg University; Chief Medical Officer - Oncology - Ge Healthcare TOP QUOTE FROM BLOG: Predictive maintenance in healthcare - If you can predict it, you can prevent it “The key advantages of predictive maintenance are that it can allow timely and convenient scheduling of corrective... Read more

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Practical radiation protection in diagnostic radiology

2018 19 Apr

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Structured Reporting Using a Collaborative Multistep Approach

2017 11 Jul

Previous research indicates that structured reporting improves the quality and value of radiologistsʼ major work product, the radiology report. In a new article published in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, researchers provide a blueprint of how to successfully achieve structured reporting using a collaborative multistep approach.... Read more

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Radiology Reports: Radiologist vs. Referring Clinician

2017 02 May

Sound physician communication is a critical component of quality care delivery. Certain words and phrases carry different meanings for radiologists and clinicians, thus care must be taken to compose a radiology report that accurately conveys the opinion of the interpreting radiologist, according to a study published in the journal Current Problems... Read more

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Assessment of Radiation Dose Reduction Awareness

2017 21 Mar

The observed increase in the number of abstracts regarding radiation dose reduction in the interventional radiology community over the past 10 years has not mirrored the increased volume seen within diagnostic radiology, suggesting that increased education and discussion about this topic may be warranted, according to a review published in the journal... Read more

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Fewer ‘Call Backs’, Improved Breast Cancer Detection With DBT

2016 25 Feb

Penn Medicine study offers insight into long-term performance of 3-D mammography screening   Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that the benefits of initial Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) screening, also known as 3D mammography, can be sustained and even improved over years with consecutive DBT screening. The... Read more

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2015 10 Aug

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President of the Society of Breast Imaging . Prof. Rebner is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Molecular Imaging, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan and Director, Division of Breast Imaging, Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak Campus.   1. What are your key areas... Read more