Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
CHICAGO — Widespread adoption of low-dose CT for lung screening may be more effective at catching early-stage lung cancer.
If you are a radiologist and haven’t been sued, you will be. But, I don’t think we should be held liable to the same extent as the referring physicians.
Do you resolve to make your radiology practice more efficient in 2014? We talked to the experts to bring you eight ways to boost efficiency – without breaking the bank.
CHICAGO — Some signs point to dismal job prospects while others look more promising. Most agree the radiology workforce will stay flat for the next few years.
CHICAGO — National registries are allowing facilities to monitor and improve radiation dose.
Ultrasound is being used more at the bedside by all specialties. But for non-emergencies, leave it to the experts or risk over- or under-diagnosis.
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.
In this case study, an elderly woman with pain in her left hip had asymptomatic myositis ossificans in the right. She had denied any trauma, which is the usual cause in the elderly.
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.
From Physicians Practice
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