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New Study Shows Impact of COVID-19 and Comorbidities in Inner-City Lung Screening Cohort

May 01, 2022

In a lung screening cohort of over 2,500 people, researchers found that significantly higher rates of chronic kidney disease and chronic heart failure were associated with increased hospitalization and mortality rates in patients with COVID-19.

ER Imaging Study Looks at Possible Complications of COVID-19 Vaccines

May 01, 2022

Lung opacities/consolidation and cervical/axillary adenopathy are reportedly common findings in emergency room imaging of patients suspected of having complications related to COVID-19 vaccines, according to new research presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) conference.

Issues and Answers With Outsourced Teleradiology Night Coverage

April 28, 2022

While there can be an array of challenges in outsourcing night coverage to teleradiology service providers, due diligence with contract terms can help mitigate costs and increase flexibility if radiology practices decide to switch teleradiology providers down the line.