Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
Maryland became the seventh state to enact breast density patient notification laws.
They ordered a CT without contrast and missed my daughter’s peri-tonsillar abscess. We must leverage decision support to ensure the right test is done the first time.
We strive for perfect, even as things don't perform as intended. This gets harder with the push for greater efficiency. One solution? Accept the imperfections.
GE Healthcare this week introduced a new MRI technique designed to allow for more accurate imaging of soft tissue and bone in patients with metal joint implants.
Non-invasive autopsies, performed by MRI, could help determine cause of death for fetuses and young children.
There’s little doubt among medical imaging managers that operating and staff costs will remain steady and that their department will maintain or grow as a profit center.
VIDEO: Reimbursement for CT colonography has been a complicated path, but radiologists shouldn’t wait to pursue local coverage and set up a screening program, said Perry Pickhardt, MD.
ARRS President Norman Beauchamp, MD, offers his advice for young radiologists, detailing how to best recruit a mentor and add value to your practice.
VIDEO: Peter Moskowitz, MD, of the Center for Professional and Personal Renewal, offers radiologists suggestions for finding balance and avoiding burnout.
VIDEO: Ordering habits for imaging exams don’t change when cost is displayed. Daniel Brotman, MD, discusses why imaging seems to be a “different animal.”
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.
Raymond Tu, MD, discusses the considerations for implementing a new lower dose mammography system, including patient safety, market share, and cost.
A 15-year-old male patient, suffering from gonalgia without apparent trauma, receives an X-ray of his left knee.
A 15-year-old female patient with primary amenorrhea and absent secondary sexual characters.
A 77-year-old woman presented to the emergency department complaining of diarrhea for five days and abdominal pain.
From Physicians Practice
This live webinar on June 4 will explore key differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements for meaningful use with Robert Anthony of CMS.
Chances are good that you have some major ticking software time bombs lurking in your medical practice's computer environment, namely Windows XP and Server 2003.
Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.