Quality

The FDA is alerting patients who have received breast imaging services from Tennessee Women’s Care amid concerns about its safety practices. 

Stanford scientists believe the data underline the need to educate rads about standardization to help curb costs and deliver value.

Women who had their uterus removed via this method paid $18,000 more in hospital charges when compared to uterine artery embolization, rads found.

Nearly 70% of those who treated were Black or Latina while 43% were without insurance, according to an analysis published in Clinical Imaging

Communication, transparency and data were all key components of the effort, experts detailed in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 

University of Wisconsin–Madison physicists recently investigated this topic, analyzing repeat rates across nearly 104,000 exams performed at several institutions. 

Content published in the noted journal accused breast imaging providers of operating based on financial incentives, rather than patients' needs. 

London scientists built a predictive model to estimate number of lives saved and found promising results, they explained recently in JAMA. 

Dozens of team members have now taken part and they’re beginning to see results, according to a new Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology study. 

House lawmakers ordered inspections at the medical center in 2019 amid reports the facility was struggling to notify patients after breast imaging. 

The practice change takes three minutes, can be incorporated into standard short-MRI scans, and uses infrastructure that exists in most radiology practices. 

The pretest probability score produced false-negative rates below 1% and dropped imaging use by about 20%, according to a new JAMA Cardiology study.