If anything, practices should strengthen precautions meant to protect staffers and patients from contracting COVID-19, Seattle clinicians wrote in JACR

Mount Sinai Health System, located in the heart of America’s outbreak, said its Center for Post-COVID Care will harness advanced diagnostic tools and treatment from radiologists, cardiologists and a host of other specialties

Several imaging industry lobbying groups are continuing to press national lawmakers to provide relief for radiology practices hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General recently launched the probe at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee after receiving an anonymous tip. 

Results were shared in Science, with experts also presenting them virtually the same day at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting. 

That’s according to the results of a recent investigation, highlighted Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

A group of a 11 U.S. imaging experts are the latest to join this group, publishing their reservations in the American Journal of Roentgenology. 

In a Journal of Urgent Care Medicine analysis, experts reported that 89% of those confirmed to have the disease displayed normal or mildly abnormal CXRs.

In addition, the college also revised a dozen more categories to help radiologists determine how to deploy imaging in certain scenarios. 

The groups convened an expert panel of stakeholders to help determine what types of breast care are most urgent and which procedures can wait until the pandemic clears. 

Radiology providers continue using computed tomography as a key tool to diagnose the new coronavirus, despite a growing group of experts lining up against this practice. 

As part of the action, federal officials said they’re extending the deadline to submit 2019 MIPS data to April 30.