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Not Compliant? It Could Cost You

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

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Web-based decision tool in development to help high-risk patients decide if they want to undergo low dose CT screening for lung cancer.

Automatic tube voltage selection automatically adjusts the tube current depending on patient size and attenuation.

Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.

If radiology groups aren’t using compliant CT scanners, they can expect to pay up.

A drop in the number of CT scans performed on inpatients and reduction of radiation doses lowered the estimated rate of induced cancers.

Study identifies lowest possible radiation dose that still allows for detection of pleural effusions, thickening and calcification.

Study shows patients are positioned too low, negatively impacting radiation dose and image noise in chest CT.

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