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This 0.32 percentage-point change since 1990 placed imaging last among 16 specialties, tied with emergency medicine, experts detailed in JAMA

For those who cannot comply, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based professional society said it’s offering a “robust” virtual component for its popular annual meeting that kicks off Nov. 28. 

ACR voiced its support for the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act and believes COVID-19 has created an "unprecedented" health crisis among providers. 

Radiology was also one of the top-three most requested searches, behind only family medicine and nurse practitioners, according to a new survey. 

The finding is part of a longitudinal study incorporating more than 830,000 women, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 

Despite rising COVID concerns, the Los Angeles-based outpatient operator logged “record” numbers during 2021's second quarter, officials said. 

U.S. Medical Licensing Examination organizers are shifting to a pass-fail system for the Step 1 exam, and rads are concerned this will only create a new set of problems. 

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

Talking to an experienced specialist about their declining health can be "ethically challenging and potentially uncomfortable." A new analysis in the Journal of Radiology Nursing details some helpful recommendations.

The Society of Interventional Radiology is among nearly 60 medical societies signing a statement supporting mandates among hospitals and other healthcare workplaces.

Its testing slate will kick off with the diagnostic and interventional radiology subspecialty exams in nuclear imaging on Jan. 10. 

Michelle Chestovich, MD, said her sister had been diagnosed with post-partum anxiety, and her role as a radiologist likely added further pressure. 

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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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