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SubtleMR, as the product is called, is an image-processing software that deploys deep-learning algorithms to bolster images created by any scanner. 

RSNA 2019 is sure to have more must-see events and exhibits than even the most energized attendee could keep up with. In other words, it’ll be business as usual. But here’s a tip. 

“We’ve been telling patients that even if these injections don’t relieve your pain, they’re not going to hurt you, but now we suspect that this is not necessarily the case,” said Ali Guermazi, MD, PhD, a professor of radiology at Boston University’s School of Medicine. 

RSNA 2019 attendees wishing to see radiology through the eyes of an astute nonradiologist will find what they’re looking for when Abraham Verghese, MD, takes the mic at the opening session. 

RSNA President Jackson, a breast specialist whose other appointments include executive director of the American Board of Radiology and Eugene C. Klatte Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Medicine, took RBJ’s questions on her upcoming talk and other topics. 

The aggressiveness with which some low-risk cancers are surveilled has more to do with the preferences of the patient than the state of the disease. Consequently, patients who want more scans and tests tend to raise their costs and risks of overtreatment without improving their outcomes.

Here are strategies that, taken together, give a radiology practice or department the ability to successfully triage, track and hire the best doctor for the job.

The right time for an appraisal is any time an employer—or an employee—feels communication on performance is necessary and appropriate.

The Ivy League institution is now trying out the transportable tool in the neuro intensive care unit of Yale New Haven Hospital.

The District of Columbia-based provider joins several other institutions as part of the NIH’s massive Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative. 

With radiologists increasingly compelled to compete on the basis of cost and quality metrics, the moves they make now to forge the strongest possible ties with their affiliate hospitals and healthcare systems could well determine their success or failure.

The average cost to replace a departing employee is six to nine months of the individual’s salary. Fortunately, there are plenty of tried, tested and even innovative ways to prevent a revolving door from spinning so fast that it blows a big hole in the bottom line.