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Radiologist Assistants in the United States - Here to Stay?

2015 27 Jul

Advanced roles for radiology technicians/ radiographers have been defined in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and the United States, where the roles of radiologist assistants (RA) were first defined in 2002. A radiologist assistant (RA) is defined as "an advanced level radiographer who could take responsibility for patient assessment,... Read more

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US Density Reporting Legislation Moves Forward

2014 18 Jul

A national standard to report breast tissue composition moves forward as federal legislation to standardise breast density reporting is introduced in the senate and house.Senator Diane Feinstein of California and Senator Kelley Ayotte of New Hampshire introduce bi-partisan legislation to standardise the communication of dense breast tissue to the patient... Read more

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