Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
CHICAGO — Screening mammograms done every year have a higher chance of detecting breast cancer before it spreads to the lymph nodes than do less frequent exams.
CHICAGO — Keeping your patients, colleagues, and yourself safe in the radiology workplace means taking steps to improve communication, avoid injury, and manage potential risks.
CHICAGO — From determining the platform and device to adding apps, there are quite a few considerations when going mobile.
CHICAGO — Patients expect to be able to interact with their doctors online, so radiologists should understand and embrace the power of social media.
CHICAGO — A root cause analysis can help prevent future mistakes, and isn’t just a way to place blame on clinicians. Here’s what radiologists need to know.
CHICAGO — Retirement can present challenges to the aging radiologist, but hobbies, personal connections, and planning can help.
CHICAGO — More breast cancer detection, fewer false positives with digital tomosynthesis.
VIDEO: What’s behind the imaging operations mergers and acquisitions? Brian Baker discusses the why and what to do about medical imaging consolidation.
VIDEO: Radiology facilities are increasing their focus on patient satisfaction. Consultant Jamie Verkamp discusses qualities of patient-facing employees.
VIDEO: Mark Flyer, MD, CIIP, of Maimonides Medical Center, shares the experiences and lessons learned when his facility implemented a critical test results management system.
VIDEO: ACR president Albert Blumberg, MD, discusses CMS’s reimbursement cuts and the shared challenges of radiologists and radiation oncologists.
Hackensack University Medical Center has earned ACR’s distinction as one of the first two Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence. Here’s how they did it.
Stacy Johnson, of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, discusses the use of technology to meet California’s dose reporting requirement and the law’s impact.
Lisa Lowe, MD, an Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management grad, discusses the training radiology leaders need in today’s health care environment.
James Rawson, MD, discusses health care reform, appropriate imaging utilization, changes in practice structure, and the upcoming presidential election.
The patient is a 66-year-old male who presented to his primary care physician with a 3-week history of painless gross hematuria. He underwent a renal ultrasound that showed a left kidney mass.
Case History: An 18-year-old boy presented to the surgery outpatient clinic with a one-week history of a painful swelling at the umbilicus with purulent discharge.
An 18-year-old boy with complaints of swelling in floor of mouth since childhood and difficulty with movement of tongue. On physical examination, sublingual large swelling was noted. Overlying surface was reddish, however no signs for active inflammation seen. Ultrasound, contrast enhanced CT scan and MRI were done.
From Physicians Practice
December 04, 2013
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