Policy

A new case study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology detailed how one radiology department developed a policy in support of radiology residents who are breastfeeding mothers, which led to decreased anxiety and less time away from daily work.

When the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) updated its Common Program Requirements to focus more on patient safety, quality, supervision, accountability and fatigue mitigation, it left residency programs with a significant number of changes to consider.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) worked alongside many other organizations to help get Congress to repeal Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in 2015. However, as Rakesh A. Shah, MD, wrote in a recent commentary in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, that victory did not fix serious problems with the U.S. economy.

Eighty-seven percent of radiology residents agree or strongly agree that “wellness days” can help reduce or prevent burnout, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

On Oct. 26, the American College of Radiology Data Science Institute (ACR DSI) announced the release of standardized artificial intelligence (AI) use cases designed to improve AI adoption in radiology. Why, exactly, are these use cases so vital to the specialty?

Three interventional radiology societies have published a joint position statement in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology calling for expanded stroke training for interventional radiologists.

One way that has been suggested to limit concussions in football is to rethink kickoff returns, when a player catches the ball in the open field and tries to move as far as possible without being tackled by the opposing team. Could changing these plays really help limit concussions?

Patients undergoing mammography prefer to be informed about breast arterial calcification (BAC), which is sometimes a sign of cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has issued a statement applauding the inclusion of text related to imaging technologies in the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (HR 6), which President Trump signed into law on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Molecular imaging societies have numerous recommendations for patients with diabetes who undergo fluoride-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT tumor imaging. According to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, however, many providers are not explaining these things to patients when appointments are scheduled.

Breast density notification laws were designed to motivate supplemental breast cancer screening among women at an increased risk. However, they have resulted in more low-risk women undergoing unnecessary supplemental screening, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has issued a statement in support of new research from the Pacific Research Institute (PRI) focused on issues with the medical device tax and why the PRI believes that tax should be repealed.