Imaging Informatics

Implementing a software solution that auto-fills ultrasound measurements improves radiology report quality and helps radiologists focus on their interpretations, according to new research published by Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

New research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests a structured and thorough radiology report with the use of standardized terminology should be used to create an adequate adrenal incidentaloma workup. This may lead to increased adherence to international guidelines.

Referring physicians have distinct expectations and specific, but predominantly coherent preferences with regard to radiology reporting, according to the results of a survey issued to general practitioners and hospital-based physicians in Switzerland.

New research shows that STATdx, Elsevier’s new online diagnostic decision support tool, can reduce diagnostic errors by radiologists by 19 percent.

Many academic medical centers are shifting away from using radiology residents for after-hours imaging interpretations and turning to overnight attending radiologists instead, according to a new analysis published in Radiology.

The adoption of PACS technology has been incredibly important for radiology, according to a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging, helping the specialty become largely filmless while improving workflow, efficiency and productivity. However, the authors noted, this current generation of PACS has numerous limitations.

What do you hope to get out of your facility’s PACS? Lightning-fast speed? The latest and greatest features?

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. announced Tuesday, Sept. 11, that it is continuing its ongoing partnership with the American College of Radiology (ACR) to provide hands-on training to radiologists at the ACR Education Center in Reston, Virginia.

A team of researchers has developed a process for large-scale clinical data annotation that makes it easier to apply deep learning to mammography, according to a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging.

Medical imaging reports are the second most common type of patient health information (PHI) received electronically by physicians, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A majority of physicians who use electronic health records (EHRs) also send imaging reports, search for them and integrate them into their own records.

Communicating verbally—whether that’s over the phone, in person or through voicemail—is the best way to achieve timely follow-up with breast imaging patients whose mammograms are inconclusive, according to a study published ahead of print in Academic Radiology.

Healthcare providers in Scotland have outsourced more than 398,000 imaging exams to external providers since 2015, according to statistics released by the Scottish Liberal Democrats this week.