Imaging Informatics

The Vesical Imaging-Reporting and Data System (VI-RADS) showed high diagnostic validity and reliability for predicting muscle invasion from the disease.

The hefty totals underscore the need to simplify processes for physicians who are overburdened by complex PACS systems, imaging experts wrote in Radiology

Sutter Buttes Imaging said that unauthorized individuals infiltrated its systems through an unspecified third-party IT infrastructure. 

The current relative value unit system likely contributes to burnout because of its propensity to underestimate physicians' work effort, one expert wrote recently. 

Such unwarranted fluctuations could have downstream implications affecting repeat imaging, medical costs and quality, Brigham and Women's experts noted.

While many still use CDs for data sharing, one medical center is making tremendous strides with online access via its electronic health record.

The Medical Group Management Association called the legislation a "failure" for excluding fee-for-service Medicare and most commercial plans. 

Administrator Seema Verma said Medicare beneficiaries have traditionally not had predictable, immediate access to innovative devices, but that will change following a recent announcement.

That's according to a new survey of academic medical center leaders, published in Clinical Imaging

“Enterprise imaging” is a term that’s bandied about in healthcare. But what does it actually mean, and is your organization getting the most bang for its buck out of this very important process?

CyberMDX first discovered the issue, noting that it affects more than 100 devices, including CT, US, x-ray and MRI. 

A new JACR analysis provides a roadmap for practice leaders looking to systematically tackle this challenge. 

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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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