Whitney J. Palmer has been with Diagnostic Imaging since 2011, serving as the Senior Editor since November 2019. She has 20 years experience in healthcare and academic medicine reporting.
Unbalanced Mammography Media Coverage Focuses on Benefits, Downplays Harms
More than 60 percent of news stories, including those discussing screening mammography, only highlight the potential benefits of testing.
Deep Learning AI Improves Breast Lesion Classification on Ultrasound
Algorithms outperformed providers in accurate, quick detection and classification.
Interval Cancer Rate Lower with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Findings support argument for replacing digital mammography with digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening.
Radiology Partners-Aidoc Collaboration Brings Cutting-Edge AI to Facilities
This partnership opens the door to better access to data for AI tools, as well as streamlined workflow, augments physician training, and better patient care.
From Training to Practice: 4 Tips for a Smooth Transition
Moving into practice presents challenges, but new providers can proactively take steps to quickly familiarize themselves with a new job.
Diagnostic Imaging's A Look Ahead: April 5, 2021, to April 9, 2021
Here's what to expect this week on Diagnostic Imaging.
“Safer at Home” Pandemic Order Led to 40-Percent Decline in Imaging Services
Impact felt the most in specialties with high screening rates, least in interventional radiology.
FDA Clears Nanox.ARC Single-Source X-ray
Device is intended to be an early X-ray detection tool for preventive care.
Quantitative CT Identifies Airway Changes in Smokers Without Symptoms
QCT can pick up on small airway changes in smokers that are not yet visible on CT scans.
Chest CT Shows More Emphysema in Marijuana Smokers
Images show greater rates of emphysema in individuals who smoke marijuana than in those who smoke tobacco-only cigarettes or non-smokers.
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: April 2, 2021
Fetal cardiac MRI and congenital heart defects; Survival tips for early radiology practice; Plus, Risk-based prioritization models for mammography during crises.
Diagnostic Imaging's Radiology Product Showcase: Quarter 1 2021
The latest products released on the market for Quarter 1 2021.
For the New Rad: 10 Survival Tips
What residency doesn’t teach you, but that you need to know for your practice.
FDA Clears Lung Nodule Measurement Tool from Nines Radiology
510(k) clearance has been awarded to artificial intelligence-based tool designed to accelerate respiratory disease diagnosis.
Radiology Partners Unveils New CMO Office, Names 13 Leaders
Move underscores practice’s foundation of being physician-led.
AI-Fueled Chest X-ray Can Provide Near-Perfect COVID-19 Identification
Pairing machine learning methods with chest X-rays can potentially improve viral detection in areas where access to swab testing and chest CT scans is inadequate.
Fetal CMR Detects Congenital Heart Defects, Changes Treatment Decisions
In more than 80 percent of referred cases, information gathered from fetal CMR can change clinical decision-making, and it can impact parental counseling, as well.
Diagnostic Imaging's A Look Ahead: March 29, 2021, to April 2, 2021
CTC Usage Jumps 50 Percent with USPSTF Guidance
The 2016 recommendation has led to a significant increase in the use of the non-invasive exam.
PET/CT Reveals Potential Link Behind Broken Heart Syndrome
Increased stress-related brain activity in the amygdala can increase a patient's risk for Takotsubo syndrome.
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: March 26, 2021
Chest X-ray and Chest CT for TB Detection; Contrast-Enhanced Mammography for Women with Breast Implants; Risk-Based Approach to Optimizing Mammography During Crisis; Plus, Natural Language Processing for COVID-19 Case Volume Prediction
Radiologists Spot Chest X-ray Abnormalities Better with Deep-Learning Detection
Using a deep-learning detection system at the time of image interpretation – not as a second reader – improves accuracy.
Risk-Based Approach Could Optimize Mammography During Crises
Focusing on high-to-very high risk patients could provide the greatest cancer detection rate with the fewest exams during times of reduced capacity.
Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier Causes Brain Damage Before MRI Catches Lesions
In patients with cerebral small vessel disease, brain tissue damage can occur before lesions even appear on imaging.
Bedside Renal Ultrasound: What the Non-Radiologist Needs to Know
Knowing what to look for, what protocols to use, and what mistakes to avoid can be vital to capturing diagnostic images.
AI-Fueled COVID-19 Detection Algorithm Slices Report Time 30 Percent
RADLogics’ CEO Moshe Becker discusses the potential role of the chest CT AI tool and the impact it could make into the future.
Incidental Findings Appear on Brain MRI Scans of More Than 20 Percent of Children
While most cases do not point to an urgent need, knowing how frequently these findings appear can help with decision-making.
Chest X-ray and Chest CT Critical to Early Diagnosis of TB
Decline in number of TB cases is slowing in the United States, making timely identification critical.
Diagnostic Imaging's A Look Ahead: March 22, 2021, to March 26, 2021
Contrast-Enhanced Mammography Equivalent to MRI for Breast Cancer Detection in Women with Implants
Findings show contrast-enhanced mammography is an acceptable option for women who may not have access to MRI or who cannot undergo the exam.
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