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Occupational deregulation may be advisable for some occupations, but if states decide to abolish licensure for radiologic technologists, patients may be put in serious potential danger.

The terms “AI” and “machine learning” appear early and often on the agenda for SIIM19, which rolls into Denver the last week of June. The heavy dose of AI-related tech talk is no surprise, given the fast and steady interest in these technologies evidenced by imaging informaticists in medicine.

Numerous studies have found that imaging-related educational materials are written in a way that is too complex for some patients to understand. Does this same issue apply to Spanish-language educational materials?

Elucent Medical, an Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based healthcare technology company, announced that it has received FDA clearance for its EnVisio Surgical Navigation System.

Fujifilm Canada announced Thursday, April 11, that it has established a new division to help increase the availability and sales of the company’s diagnostic imaging systems throughout Canada.

Radiologists earn an average of $419,000 per year, according to Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2019. This makes radiology tied for No. 5 among all specialties.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) have joined forces to launch a new nuclear medicine clinical data registry.

Using digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) in addition to digital mammography (DM) can help providers identify additional lesions in patients with known breast cancers, according to a new study published in Radiology.

When the American College of Physicians (ACP) shared new breast cancer screening guidelines, recommending that women with no symptoms begin undergoing mammograms every other year at the age of 50, both professional imaging societies and individual radiologists came out against the decision.

Using computer-aided detection (CAD) software powered by artificial intelligence leads to fewer false-positive mammograms, according to new findings published by the Journal of Digital Imaging. Significant cost savings could also be realized by making such a switch.

Microaggressions have no place in radiology, according to a new commentary published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

A new pilot study out of Germany suggests a comic-style graphic supplement can improve the informed consent process before coronary angiography by putting patients at ease and helping them understand the procedure.