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As burnout continues to be a problem in radiology, what can be done to prevent it from getting even worse? According to a new commentary published in Academic Radiology, it’s time for the specialty to approach this issue from a new, more positive point of view.

High-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are associated with numerous delays in care for patients with breast cancer, according to new research published in Health Affairs.

Deep learning techniques can be used to detect catheters and tubes in pediatric x-rays, according to a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging. These findings could lead to advancements that prioritize x-rays with poorly placed catheters, bringing them to a specialist’s immediate attention.

Radiologist shortages have been causing significant delays in patient care in Australia and the U.K., but it’s also an issue that has impacted providers in the United States.

A detailed roadmap outlining research priorities for artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology was published April 16 in Radiology, and the organizations involved have announced that a second report is due later this year.   

Patient portals have been associated with numerous benefits, but there are challenges to consider as well, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. What can be done to address these challenges? 

Studies focused on diagnostic accuracy with positive titles or findings are cited more frequently in imaging journals than those with neutral or negative titles or findings, according to new research published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have the potential to dramatically change healthcare and could impact the practice of radiology in a number of ways.

In 49 BC, Julius Caesar led his soldiers across the river Rubicon, defying the Roman Senate and setting up the civil war that led to his becoming dictator for life. Today, many leaders of radiology practices stand on the banks of their own Rubicon.

AMGA, a trade association focused on improving healthcare throughout the United States, has issued a statement in opposition to legislation being considered by Congress that would limit self-referrals in numerous specialties, including imaging.

Aidoc, a Tel-Aviv, Israel-based medical imaging company, announced that it has raised $27 million in a Series B investment round led by Square Peg Capital.

From HMOs to ACOs to the several arms of CMS’s Quality Payment Program (QPP), policymakers have been pushing healthcare providers to achieve better outcomes for less dollars—i.e., to improve value—for generations now.