Care Delivery

Risk of an internal injury and light exposure to radiation are the two side effects most likely to keep individuals from undergoing a colorectal cancer screening test, according to a recent study published by Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

According to a recent study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, attending radiologists think the trend of increased 24-hour attending radiologist coverage is good for patient care, but they worry about its impact on the next generation of specialists.  

Diagnosing patients who experience right, lower-quadrant abdominal pain has evolved significantly over the years, according to a recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology. 

Efforts should be made to remove patients from trauma backboards before CT when automatic tube current modulation (ATCM) is used, according to a recent study published by Clinical Radiology.

Women are more than twice as likely to travel beyond the closest breast imaging facility for breast MRI than for mammography, according to a recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Radiologists don’t always get to spend a lot of time speaking with patients. Nevertheless, according to a recent article published by Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, there are plenty of ways to make a good first impression when brief patient encounters do take place.

Guidelines for cancer prevention and screening are “ideally suited” for explaining the benefits and harms of medical interventions, but according to a recent study published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, a majority of these statements do an insufficient job of providing such insight.

What draws medical students to radiology? A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology examined the motivations of students who choose diagnostic radiology and those who do not, finding 7 percent said they planned on applying in diagnostic radiology.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave an emotional State of the State speech last month, discussing his girlfriend’s battle against breast cancer and calling for an increase in breast cancer screening throughout the state. Now that a little time has passed since that speech, Syracuse.com has reported on some of the reactions to Cuomo’s plan from throughout the Syracuse area. 

Consensus-oriented group review (COGR) is valuable for radiologists and worth the additional effort compared to other peer review methods, according to a recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology. 

The owner of a Maryland imaging center is facing a possible life sentence for two counts of healthcare fraud, death resulting, as well as multi-year sentences for other charges.

H. Benjamin Harvey, MD, JD, Massachusetts General Hospital department of radiology, spoke with RadiologyBusiness.com about trends associated with radiology malpractice claims and how those trends may impact individual radiologists.