Imaging Informatics

Diagnostic differences between community providers and hospitals highlight the need for ongoing education, quality assurance and feedback, experts charged. 

Younger age, white race, outpatient care delivery and larger nodule size did, however, correlate with appropriate follow-up imaging, according to new research.

AMRA Medical said its product uses a rapid neck-to-knee imaging protocol to produce actionable, patient-specific reports. 

A urology resident requested CT surveillance of one patient's abdomen and pelvis within 90 days, but it ended up taking nearly twice as long. 

The San Francisco startup is creating a cloud-based radiology operating system it says can unify fragmented IT and simplify workflows. 

While rare, these instances may represent “major” clinical findings and necessitate additional imaging, rad oncology experts urged.

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, representing equipment manufacturers, slammed the Copyright Office Registrar’s recommendations. 

Together they'll read more than 130 million exams annually and serve 2,000 customers including the 10 top U.S. hospitals, the two said. 

California radiologists have seen average turnaround times and flags per exam plummet, with skepticism quickly dissipating, experts wrote in JACR

University Hospitals recently finished implementing a novel algorithm for detecting pneumothorax, sharing its early lessons learned in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

The difference when using speech-recognition software may be accentuated in certain groups of radiologists, UNC researchers detailed in the Journal of Digital Imaging.

In a recent survey, radiologists found SR much more efficient, concise and clearly defined when compared to a free-text approach. 

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Private and Medicare insurers spent nearly $2.5 million on the anti-parasite drug during a single week in August 2021, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.

About 28% of veterans in rural areas completed their annual exams, research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology revealed.

Aetna, Anthem and the Cleveland Clinic are among those investing in the Chicago-based venture, the company announced this week.

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