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Rock and roll, inflatable instruments and choreographed dance breaks may not seem like they have much to do with radiology, but they were all present Monday, July 22, at the AHRA 2019 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Medtronic and Viz.ai have announced a new partnership aimed at speeding up the implementation of Viz.ai’s AI solution for detecting suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) strokes.

Researchers have developed a convolutional neural network (CNN) that predicts long-term mortality from a single chest x-ray, according to new findings published in JAMA Network Open

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been one of the most hyped advancements in radiology for many years now, sparking vigorous debates about its potential impact on patient care. But early on, discussions about AI were more theoretical than factual; it was simply too early to know what the future may bring.

MEDNAX Radiology Education has begun offering radiologists weekly CME sessions that take around 15 minutes to complete and were more than a decade in the making.

For physicians who treat Medicare patients, everything changes next New Year’s Day. 

That’s when real consequences begin to befall those who order advanced imaging—CT, MRI or PET scans—without first consulting appropriate use criteria (AUC). They’ll need to show they did so by using a CMS-qualified clinical decision support mechanism (qCDSM).

Radiology Partners (RP) has received an investment of approximately $700 million from Starr Investment Holdings. The money will go toward supporting RP’s growth, including developing future partnerships and bringing in new resources for its radiologists.

Researchers continue to test the effectiveness of CDS, but according to a new commentary published in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), it remains largely unknown how these systems will truly impact patient care.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has cheered the inclusion of a key provision to the No Surprises Act (HR 3630), new legislation designed to address the issue of surprise medical bills.

AHRA 2019, the annual meeting of AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management, begins in just a few short days. It’s time to pack those bags and finalize that schedule!  

Reps. Scott Peters, Bobby L. Rush and George Holding introduced a bipartisan bill this week that would increase patient access to key diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals used to help treat Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and numerous cancers.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued a statement sharing “serious concerns” with HR 3630, the No Surprises Act, which is currently scheduled to be considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.