The Diagnostic Imaging X-ray 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 X-ray across the healthcare continuum, from chest, orthopedic, abdominal imaging, and more.

Combatting Workplace Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Radiology Community

June 23, 2022

Recognizing the significant potential for workplace injuries in the radiology field, these authors discuss the proactive benefits of optimal positioning and disruptions of static posture as well as a heightened management awareness of ergonomic solutions and potential issues in maneuvering mobile imaging units.

Essential Questions for Assessing Artificial Intelligence Vendors in Radiology

June 21, 2022

In a recent video interview, abdominal radiologist Sonia Gupta, MD discussed key principles in assessing potential alliances with artificial intelligence (AI) vendors and the potential of AI to alleviate the time-consuming, administrative aspects of patient care.

New Study Says Expansion of USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility May be Reducing Racial Disparities

June 15, 2022

Emerging research shows a 14.5 percent increase among African Americans getting screened for lung cancer, which may be attributable to the United States Preventive Services Taskforce (USPSTF) lowering the minimum screening age to 50 and decreasing the smoking intensity screening threshold from 30 pack years to 20 pack years in March 2021.