Imaging Informatics

Atlanta-based Express MRI said hackers may have obtained details such as dates of birth, body parts scanned and ages during the incident. 

A new survey of ortho experts offers key clues to help improve musculoskeletal radiology services and interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Patients recently filed a proposed class-action suit against Alliance and Northeast Radiology, claiming the 2 were lax in responding to a cybersecurity incident last year. 

A contracted outside radiologist spotted an incidental liver lesion on the scan, but the concern was not addressed in a timely manner, according to a recently released report.

Patients often visit their primary care provider for lower back pain, with imaging revealing no acute injury and only common signs of wear and tear, UW experts wrote recently.  

The academic imaging department found that plain computed tomography head scans produced numerous phone calls from referrers, pulling rads away from their work. 

Many Americans may lack access to these critical services, and radiologists are in a unique position to help provide them, experts charged. 

Cancer docs claim CT reports from subspecialists were clearer and more accurate, according to a new Insights into Imaging study.  
 

Hepatic steatosis is a common incidental finding on abdominal imaging, but docs do not always denote it, despite its association with liver disease, cirrhosis and diabetes. 

Comparing mammography rates between April-December of 2020 against the same period in 2019, Washington state scientists found stark differences. 

Vetting is an “extremely important” but often overlooked duty of physicians in imaging, U.K. experts wrote recently. 

Prior to implementation, only 2% of reports for dangerous AAAs included follow-up recommendations, but that number jumped to 58% afterward, experts wrote in JACR. 

   
   
   
   
   
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