Imaging Informatics

The quality of communication between ordering providers and radiologists via radiology requisitions is declining, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology. If this trend continues, it could potentially hurt a radiologist’s ability to provide the best patient care possible.
Apr 12, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Ambra Health has reached an agreement with MC Healthcare, a medical distributor and subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, to offer a cloud-based medical imaging platform in Japan.
Apr 06, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Radiology rounds were once common, allowing radiologists and referring physicians to interact on a regular basis and discuss patient care. Today, however, they are largely a thing of the past.
Apr 04, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Neurologists are likely to put more worth into radiology reports if the radiologist responsible for them holds a subspecialization in the field, Dutch researchers reported early this month in Clinical Radiology.
Apr 03, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
How common are incidental thyroid nodules (ITNs) in the U.S. screening population? And which ITNs should receive further evaluation? A researcher from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, examined data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) to answer those questions, sharing her findings in a new study for Academic Radiology.
Apr 03, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Sharing critical test results via text message could be a quicker, more efficient way to facilitate communication between radiologists and primary care physicians, according to recent data from the Seoul National University Medical Research Center in South Korea.
Mar 29, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Interrupting radiologists during image interpretation—an inconvenience that can disrupt the physician’s workflow an average of five times an hour—increases reporting times and decreases accuracy, especially in complex cases, according to research published in this month’s edition of Academic Radiology.
Mar 26, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
A novel approach to interpreting radiology reports alongside residents could cut an attending’s stress levels while increasing enjoyability and time, states a new editorial published in Academic Radiology this month.
Mar 21, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
In 2014, researchers implemented a structured reporting system for describing adnexal masses identified in ultrasound examinations in a healthcare system that treats more than 4.1 million patients annually.
Mar 16, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
What does it mean for radiology now that more and more patients are gaining online access to their radiology reports? According to a new analysis published in Academic Radiology, the widespread adoption of patient portals helps radiologists increase their visibility and provide additional value.
Mar 15, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Clinicians and patients both prefer to have obesity-related information included in radiology reports, according to a new study published in Clinical Radiology.
Mar 06, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Implementing a structured template with dropdown menus can improve a radiologist’s adherence to the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) version 2 lexicon, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. The authors added that improving adherence to practice guidelines such as PI-RADS may have a positive influence on diagnostic performance.
Mar 02, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
According to a new survey of AHRA members, 71 percent of respondents said their facility has still not upgraded all of its CR equipment to DR. That number is down from 78 percent in 2017.
Feb 27, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Referring clinicians of all experience levels find structured radiology reports to have better readability and better clinical utility than traditional prose reports, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Feb 27, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
A computer-based reporting tool could be reducing report variation among radiologists, according to data published this month in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 12, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
The quality of communication between ordering providers and radiologists via radiology requisitions is declining, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology. If this trend continues, it could potentially hurt a radiologist’s ability to provide the best patient care possible.
Apr 12, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Ambra Health has reached an agreement with MC Healthcare, a medical distributor and subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, to offer a cloud-based medical imaging platform in Japan.
Apr 06, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Radiology rounds were once common, allowing radiologists and referring physicians to interact on a regular basis and discuss patient care. Today, however, they are largely a thing of the past.
Apr 04, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Neurologists are likely to put more worth into radiology reports if the radiologist responsible for them holds a subspecialization in the field, Dutch researchers reported early this month in Clinical Radiology.
Apr 03, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
How common are incidental thyroid nodules (ITNs) in the U.S. screening population? And which ITNs should receive further evaluation? A researcher from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, examined data from the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) to answer those questions, sharing her findings in a new study for Academic Radiology.
Apr 03, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Sharing critical test results via text message could be a quicker, more efficient way to facilitate communication between radiologists and primary care physicians, according to recent data from the Seoul National University Medical Research Center in South Korea.