Policy

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.

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.