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The Journal of the American College of Radiology has shared a web version of the Moreton Lecture given by Jeffrey C. Bauer, PhD, at the 2017 American College of Radiology’s annual meeting in May. Here are four key takeaways from his speech to attendees.

An Inside Look at SIIM’s Decision to Make a Big Change to its Standards

The Medical Physics Community is Now Playing a Larger Role in Radiology Than Ever Before

The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) issued new guidelines for live model ultrasound scanning for educational purposes.

A recent article in Radiology Management discussed strategies for multigenerational team building within radiology practice. Team building in a radiology department is crucial and has been linked to healthcare costs, employee morale and quality patient care.

 

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For Medical Physicists, The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Medical Physics Community is Now Playing a Larger Role in Radiology Than Ever Before

Publishing Reproducible Research: A Model for Transparency

An Inside Look at SIIM’s Decision to Make a Big Change to its Standards

RSNA to publish 3 new journals in 2019

RSNA announced Thursday, Oct. 19, it is launching three new journals in 2019 to complement its current publications, Radiology and RadioGraphics.

Looking back at the 2017 ACR Moreton Lecture: 4 key takeaways

The Journal of the American College of Radiology has shared a web version of the Moreton Lecture given by Jeffrey C. Bauer, PhD, at the 2017 American College of Radiology’s annual meeting in May. Here are four key takeaways from his speech to attendees.

MITA issues guidelines for live model ultrasound scanning

The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) issued new guidelines for live model ultrasound scanning for educational purposes.

6 tenets of multigenerational team building in radiology

A recent article in Radiology Management discussed strategies for multigenerational team building within radiology practice. Team building in a radiology department is crucial and has been linked to healthcare costs, employee morale and quality patient care.

Muslim women in US more likely to get mammograms after religion-tailored classes

A recent study showed more Muslim-American women are likely to get mammograms, provided they engage in religiously-tailored educational programs designed to address barriers to screening. Previous research has shown roughly half of Muslim women in the United States receive mammograms, compared to 67 percent of all women.

FDA’s MIDAC votes to add retention warning to gadolinium contrast agents

The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)’s Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee (MIDAC) voted 13-1 in favor of adding new labels warning that gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) cause gadolinium retention in some organs and tissues when used during MRIs.

ACR updates LI-RADS to improve communication, overall quality of care

The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced Thursday that it has updated its standards for liver cancer screening and surveillance ultrasound exams. These new changes to the Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) were made to “improve communication with referring clinicians” and advance the overall quality of care being provided to patients.

ACR: Anthem’s new outpatient imaging policy is ‘arbitrary,’ ‘unwise’

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued an official statement about Anthem’s new Imaging Clinical Site of Care program, calling it “arbitrary and unwise.”

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