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Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
Decreasing Dose and Increasing Success
A personal experience with dose that confirms the need for a push for mobile DR.
Even with Malpractice Reform, Docs are Still “Defensive”
Changes in malpractice standard legislation in three states had little effect on advanced imaging use in the emergency room.
Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction Better for Neck CT
Image quality of neck CTs is improved with the use of model-based iterative reconstruction, compared with 30% adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction.
Interval LDCT Screening Increases Lung Cancer Detection
Low-dose CT lung cancer screening, done at intervals, can help detect lung cancer.
Iterative Reconstruction Reduces Pediatric Chest CT Dose
Study examines ASIR effect on normal and overweight children who underwent chest CT.
LDCT Lung Cancer Screening: More Data for CMS
Study evaluates whether LDCT lung cancer screening is equally beneficial for younger and older patients.
Begin At The End
There isn’t much radiologists can do about others invading their turf.
Podcast: A Conversation about Lowering Radiation Dose
Diagnostic Imaging spoke with Dr. Johnsey Leef III, a radiologist with Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV, about how the industry is responding to the call for lower dose imaging and what his department is doing to address the issue.
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