The Diagnostic Imaging CT modality focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about industry product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the use of CT across the healthcare continuum, from various cancer screenings, such as lung and colon, to cardiothoracic imaging, to appendicitis, and more.

Deep Learning Model May Predict Lung Cancer Risk from a Single CT Scan

January 23, 2023

Trained and developed on over 35,000 low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans and validated in three independent data sets, a deep learning algorithm demonstrated an average area under the curve (AUC) of 90.6 percent for predicting lung cancer within one year.

ACR Offers Recommendations for Addressing 'Cost-Prohibitive' IDR Process in Radiology

January 20, 2023

Noting the significant administrative fees for the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process of the No Surprises Act and onerous restrictions that have led to a nearly “non-existent” use of batching of disputed claims in radiology, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has sent formal recommendations to the United States Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury for addressing these issues.

Nine Takeaways from New Article Examining Health Equity in the Radiology Field

January 17, 2023

In a provocative new article, radiology researchers discuss the impact of social determinants of health (SDoH) upon access to care and patient outcomes, and present strategies within the realms of radiology education, research, clinical care, and innovation that may help mitigate health-care disparities.

Viz.ai Launches AI-Powered Vascular Imaging Software

January 16, 2023

The artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled Viz™ Vascular Suite reportedly allows automated detection of vascular conditions, shown on computed tomography (CT) and other imaging modalities, and facilitates timely triage among interdisciplinary teams.