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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Improving Interpretation of Initial ED Ultrasound

2017 26 Feb

The need for further imaging studies may be avoided when initial emergency department (ED) ultrasound examinations are interpreted by a radiologist than a nonradiologist, according to a new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute. The findings are published in Journal of the American College of Radiology.See Also: Radiologists and Pathologists... Read more

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The British Institute of Radiology Welcomes Teleradiology Standards Update

2017 03 Feb

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) welcomes the second edition of the “Standards for provision of teleradiology within the United Kingdom” released in December 2016 by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). The standards update the guidance previously issued by the RCR in 2010.   With the current shortage of radiologists teleradiology (the transmission... Read more

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Radiologists and Pathologists as 'Information Specialists'

2016 20 Dec

A provocative Viewpoint article in JAMA suggests merging the roles of pathologist and radiologist to become "information specialists", harnessing the power of artificial intelligence. A unified discipline, information specialists would best be able to captain artificial intelligence and guide medical information to improve patient care, according to... Read more

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Should We Consider Radiologists as Nonclinicians?

2016 27 Sep

A line is often drawn between radiologists and clinicians. Several articles published recently touch upon the concept that there should be a distinction between radiologists and clinicians thus implying that radiologists are nonclinicians. While there may be some truth to this, the fact is that passing on such a broad statement as to classify radiologists... Read more

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Structured Reports Save Time and Add Value for Doctors and Patients

2016 06 Apr

Anna has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and sits, hopeful and concerned, next to her physician. Dr. Sara Karlsson picks up a tablet and accesses Anna’s most recent radiology report in three taps. Sara reads the report, selects a thumbnail image, and places the tablet between them. Rather than explain what each line of text means, she... Read more

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BIR: Christmas Imaging Quiz: Xmas X-rays

2015 11 Nov

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is a multidisciplinary membership organisation connecting all those with a professional interest in imaging science and radiation technology. Core valuesWe believe in the value of multidisciplinary collaboration to combat disease;We believe that every effort should be made to optimise the use of radiation in... Read more

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Breast Imaging in the Caribbean 2016

2015 22 Oct

Returning to the very popular Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Dr. Emily Conant has designed this course for radiologists who interpret breast imaging full- or part-time. The course content will include up-to-date reviews of breast imaging fundamentals aimed at improving interpretative skills and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound,... Read more