Policy

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidance on caring for children and adolescents with sports-related concussions (SRCs), publishing the latest version in the December issue of Pediatrics.

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has issued updated breast cancer screening recommendations for women ages 40 to 74 who are not at an elevated risk, publishing them in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The new guideline emphasizes the importance of women making screening decisions with their healthcare providers.

Members of Right Scan Right Time, a patient and survivor group managed by the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), flew to Capitol Hill last week to push for the permanent repeal of the medical device tax.

State Reps. Angie Hatton and Robert Goforth have pre-filed legislation to roll back portions of Kentucky’s House Bill 2, which barred federally certified radiologists from reading x-rays in black lung compensation cases.

Over the last several years, most media coverage of breast cancer screening recommendations has focused on conflict and controversy, according to a new study published in Women’s Health Issues.

The National Health Service (NHS) England announced a “major overhaul” to national cancer screening programs in an effort to curb cancer-related mortality.

The advent of peer learning programs has “changed the game” with regards to radiologists providing feedback to their peers and colleagues. But what about feedback for radiology trainees?

Physicians across the country have expressed outrage after the National Rifle Association (NRA) issued a tweet telling them to “stay in their lane” with regards to getting involved in gun reform conversations, according to a report in the Washington Post.

As AI-related medical devices continue to saturate the healthcare market, regulatory agencies like the FDA are struggling to keep up with a new category of technology.

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared Siemens Healthineers’ Cios Spin, a mobile C-arm that enables surgeons to perform intraoperative corrections based on 3D images, Siemens announced this week.

CMS has released its 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule, and the biggest takeaway for radiologists is the confirmation that ordering providers must consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) before ordering advanced imaging services beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

The authors of a new study in Academic Radiology developed a clinical decision support (CDS) algorithm to help physicians reduce overutilized imaging examinations in the emergency department (ED). The physicians, however, consistently disregarded its recommendations.