Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer reduces lung cancer deaths, a benefit that outweighs the risk of overdiagnosis.
CHICAGO — Radiology practices should establish a presence on sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Here’s why.
CHICAGO — Is your practice competitive in its use of informatics and business intelligence? Here’s how to assess your place on the technology spectrum.
Reimbursement concerns continue to plague medical imaging managers, according to the latest MICI report.
CHICAGO — Three advancements in MR technology — PET/MR, MR elastography and so-called silent MR — are improving the modality’s effectiveness and ease-of-use.
CHICAGO — While some radiology groups are embracing meaningful use, others are taking a wait-and-see approach or opting for the exemption.
The powers that be often already know the ticking time bombs around us, but have decided they'd rather gamble and clean up the mess later.
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
The extension of Stage 2, announced Friday, shouldn't change physicians' attestation plans.
2014 brings a series of changes and challenges to medical practices. Here are five steps to survive, beginning with addressing your financial plan.
It's time for a new paradigm for physicians that focuses on information gathering, not just data gathering.