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Not Compliant? It Could Cost You

Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards. 

Low Dose

Low-dose CT observation of nonsolid lung nodules is safe.

Using low-tube voltage CTC provides adequate image quality at lower radiation doses.

Manual entry of CT dose reporting makes it highly susceptible to inaccurate information.

Follow-up LDCT screening for lung cancer decreases recall rates.

Fewer CT scans are needed for trauma patients when whole-body CT is included in early trauma care, but initial WBCT results in higher dose.

Pediatric imaging

Pediatric radiologists need a different skillset and personality than other radiologists.

Health systems must prepare to increase their low-dose CT lung cancer screening capabilities to accommodate a new, larger pool of Medicare patients.

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