In a new post on the American College of Radiology (ACR) Voice of Radiology Blog, Arl Van Moore Jr., MD, examined the ACR’s role as it continues to build a strong relationship with the American Medical Association (AMA) to improve patient care.
After months of statements, speculation, trade talks, tweets and threats, the U.S. government has officially put tariffs in place on $50 billion worth of products imported from China, including medical imaging equipment. X-ray, CT and MRI equipment are all on the list of products included in this announcement.
Jun 15, 2018 | Care Delivery
Applying an alternative deep learning, assessment-based approach to radiology education could help trainees better retain information for use in future work, according to a study published in Radiography this month.
Jun 15, 2018 | Technology Management
The Weight-Bearing CT International Study Group is scheduled to host a scientific session on various benefits of weight-bearing extremity CT exams July 12 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
Jun 15, 2018 | Quality
Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, recently poured $7 million into its Center for Orthopaedics, the Daily Item reported this week—and the radiology renovation is prioritizing patient flow when many imagers are struggling to keep up with an increasing demand for their work.
Jun 15, 2018 | Leadership
Nicole Dhanraj, PhD, chief of radiology at Guam Memorial Hospital in Tamuning, submitted a written testimony to the Legislature of Guam about issues she says she encountered while working at the hospital.
Jun 15, 2018 | Care Delivery
Individuals with high blood pressure are at an increased risk for developing dementia, according to an imaging study funded by the Italian government.
Jun 15, 2018 | Leadership
Seemingly countless studies have shown radiology’s ongoing problems with diversity. How does this impact women within the specialty who focus a lot of their time and energy into producing groundbreaking research?
Jun 14, 2018 | Leadership
LeAnn Shannon, MD, a second-year diagnostic radiology resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee, has been awarded the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2018 Certificate of Merit for her exhibit at the 118th ARRS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Jun 14, 2018 | Care Delivery
Research from the last 17 years shows that biparametric MRI (bpMRI) gives radiologists an accurate tool for detecting prostate cancer (PCa), according to a new meta-analysis published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Jun 14, 2018 | Care Delivery
An MRI study out of California has found excessive social media and addictive video games can have an effect on children’s brains similar to that of drug abuse or alcoholism.
Jun 14, 2018 | Care Delivery
The majority of Americans prefer to undergo cancer screenings to rule out disease, regardless of risk factors involved or potential harmful consequences down the road, University of Missouri-Columbia researchers have reported.
Jun 14, 2018 | Policy
CT dose management is getting more attention than ever before, resulting in awareness campaigns, updated standards and numerous technological advances. According to a new commentary published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, however, the implementation of these changes is “often suboptimal.”
Academic radiology practices offering run-of-the-mill exams like mammography, MRI and CT are likely losing around $1 million per year to missed imaging appointments and no-shows, according to a study published this June in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
Strategic Radiology announced Thursday, June 14, that South Bend, Indiana-based X-Ray Consultants has joined its coalition of private practice radiologists.
Jun 14, 2018 | Leadership
A radiologist in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, alleges that she lost her hospital privileges in 2017 as part of a larger campaign of workplace bullying she has experienced while working at James Paton Memorial Hospital.
Mercy Radiology, a New Zealand-based imaging provider, has plans to use artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to help with the detection of prostate cancer.
Jun 13, 2018 | Care Delivery
The radiology department at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, has joined the Radiology Partners Research Institute (RPRI), a research collaboration between Radiology Partners and various academic medical institutions.
Jun 13, 2018 | Care Delivery
Radiologists make similar breast density assessments using synthesized mammography (SM) and standard or full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to a new study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Jun 13, 2018 | Care Delivery
Arterial spin labeling MRI may offer a noninvasive alternative for quantifying cerebral blood flow without the use of contrast agents—a necessity for patients with illnesses like kidney disease, researchers wrote in a Radiology study this June.