Policy

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.

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.