Imaging Informatics

After years of delays, the initiative's usefulness has "diminished significantly," imaging leaders from several noted institutions wrote in Health Affairs. 

Surgeons need to evaluate computed tomography scans themselves in order to appropriately decide management strategies, physicians wrote recently. 

Several experts recently revealed what the specialty wants from its radiologist peers, publishing their guidance in the Journal of Clinical Orthopedics and Trauma. 

The weeklong course will include live lectures, group discussions and more.

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.  
 

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

   
   
   
   
   
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