What does it mean for radiology now that more and more patients are gaining online access to their radiology reports?

False positive rates are lower and cancer-detection rates higher when using digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) for breast cancer detection and diagnosis, clinicians found in a study that’s slated for presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society’s annual meeting this spring.

Siemens’ healthcare division, Siemens Healthineers, began trading on Germany’s stock exchange Friday, raising $5.2 billion (4.2 billion euros) by selling 15 percent of the company. Shares of were issued at 28 euros each but opened at 29.10 euros each.

Heuristics, or mental shortcuts based on past experiences, can help decisionmakers get things done at a rapid rate—but they can also lead to cognitive bias and significant mistakes. A new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology examined how heuristics and cognitive bias impact image interpretation in radiology.

Bibb Allen Jr., MD, department of radiology at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, served as the 2016-2017 president of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and delivered the presidential address at the ACR 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.