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The Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging Utilization Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and could change how diagnostic imaging services are used.

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Coronary CT angiography helps clinicians assess soft coronary plaque in patients with diabetes, identifying those who are at risk of cardiac disease or event.

Patients undergoing low dose CT chest screening for lung cancer may also be assessed by automated coronary artery calcification scoring.

Case History: 65-year-old woman with dry cough, sore throat and mild fever, had upper airway infection diagnosis and similar attacks in previous years.

Women who receive false-positive mammography results are still likely to undergo future testing.

Further strategies are required to reduce CT radiation doses used in diagnostic screening.

Pulmonary CT angiograms that detect coronary artery calcification can help predict acute coronary syndrome in some patients

Arizona joins 14 other states in requiring breast density patient notification.

Case Studies

Case History: 65-year-old woman with dry cough, sore throat and mild fever, had upper airway infection diagnosis and similar attacks in previous years.

Case History: 26-year-old male with complaints of pain and swelling in left knee joint, had sustained knee injury from falling from a bicycle one month prior.

Case History: 60-year-old female with complaint of breathlessness during rest, unrelated to smoke/dust; non-purulent non-blood stained whitish expectorant in cough; fever.

From Physicians Practice

Physicians are now potential targets for fraud and abuse inquiries. Here are a few simple things your practice can do to protect itself from unwanted litigation.

Best intentions are often not enough to manage extra demands on a physician's time. Saying "no" can be a necessary and welcome evil.

Despite how you feel about the ICD-10 delay, make it work for you, not against you. Here are five planning strategies to consider.

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