Imaging Informatics

Imaging physicians working in the tech space are joining the bandwagon to urge their peers to say goodbye to CDs. 

Notwithstanding the hopes and fears around AI, medical 3D printing is the emerging technology that could help pull radiology into the realm of the indispensable. Thanks to progress toward permanent billing codes, the future of reimbursable 3D printing is taking shape.

In a recent survey, researchers found that physicians see high clinical value in outside imaging studies, but gaining access is often a “cumbersome" and "frustrating" chore. 

The Utah-based research firm recently recognized a slew of vendors, based on what it learned from thousands of interviews with healthcare providers and payers. 

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., recently spelled out his concerns in a sharply worded letter to the Defense Health Agency.

A blue-ribbon panel of gurus recently shared their advice in an article set to be published in April’s American Journal of Roentgenology

Advanced Radiology Services has built a data warehouse internally that’s transforming the way its clinicians tackle problems. 

Michigan Medicine's Vivek Kalia, MD, recently made this call to action to his peers in a new Academic Radiology editorial. 

Roosevelt General Hospital is urging its customers to stay vigilant, as information affected included dates of birth, social security numbers and insurance details. 

As part of the rollout, Ambra Health, LifeImage and Philips Healthcare have committed to adopting this framework. 

The model has shown early promise, producing a five-fold increase in radiologists’ reported rate of finding significant errors. 

Experts recently made their pitch for informatics as a burnout-buster in a new analysis, set to be published in February’s Clinical Imaging. 

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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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