Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
PET with [18 F]flutemetamol can assist physicians in early and more accurate diagnosis of early onset dementia.
Mentors need to step in for what medical school doesn’t teach radiologists, like preparing for retirement.
Brain PET and age may help clinicians determine which patients with amnestic mild cognitive disorder may progress on to probable Alzheimer’s disease.
In radiology, being clueless, like being ignorant, can be bliss.
Federal standard would require women be informed if they have dense breast tissue as indicated on mammogram.
Magnetic resonance imaging of pregnant patients with suspected appendicitis improves resource use, study finds.
If radiology groups aren’t using compliant CT scanners, they can expect to pay up.
VIDEO: Merging health records and PACS can improve radiologists’ workflow. Cree M. Gaskin, MD, discusses the benefits and challenges of a new system.
VIDEO: Residents must understand it is radiologists’ responsibility to ensure the right tests are being performed at the right time. It’s a culture shift they should embrace, said Vijay Rao, MD.
VIDEO - Consultant Jef Williams details the four areas driving change in healthcare for radiologists.
VIDEO: What’s behind the imaging operations mergers and acquisitions? Brian Baker discusses the why and what to do about medical imaging consolidation.
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.
Case History: Female patient in early 60s with abdominal pain and nausea.
Case History: 29-year-old female, five days postpartum, presented with painful swelling and palpable lump.
Case History: 45-year-old female with vague pain in the abdomen.
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