Author | Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH

Articles

Speech Recognition Technology - Finally Ready for Prime Time?

October 31, 2011

With the release of the iPhone 4S and Siri, Apple has introduced speech recognition (SR) technology to the masses. Apple bills and markets Siri as a “humble personal assistant.” However, I doubt many radiologists, who have been working with SR technology for multiple years, would describe their SR software systems this way.

Consistency in Reporting and Communication: Thyroid Ultrasound Imaging

September 19, 2011

If mammography results were reported in the inconsistent way that thyroid ultrasound reports are currently dictated there would be outrage in the medical community. It is important for radiologists to be consistent with their approach and management of these lesions when imaged with ultrasound to prevent unnecessary biopsies, and just as important, undue fear on the part of patients.

Why Radiologists Should Review Reports Carefully

August 02, 2011

We are entering a new era of health care that is more patient centered. Part of this new paradigm is patient access to their medical records, easily accessible from the Internet.

Stepping Out From Behind Our Reports

June 01, 2011

One radiologist is determined to discuss results directly with patients.