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Radiology must 'go boldly' into its future

CHICAGO - Technology and collaboration are radiology's new frontiers, and the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AMIA urges CMS to rethink payment policies Yelp reveals what patients value about imaging services ACR creates advisory group for patient-centered care Innovation, patient-focused care can drive radiology Radiology: A bellwether for healthcare reform? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

NDSC reaches adoption milestone for ACR Select

National Decision Support Company (NDSC) said its ACR Select software has been...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NDSC gains new criteria sources NDSC expands provider base NDSC, Montage, Nuance team up on Imaging 3.0 NDSC hires Cooke as marketing VP MedCurrent inks agreement with NDSC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Canada launches new radiation safety coalition

A new radiation safety coalition is being launched in Canada called Canada...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Image Wisely adds new radiation safety case Interventional cardiologists exposed to high radiation dose Improper radiation dose results in firings in Minn. ORSIF releases documentary video ACR, AAPM release radiation safety resource (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Fovia launches new segmentation software

Advanced visualization software developer Fovia is introducing its F.A.S.T....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fovia unwraps new SDK for data visualization Fovia signs Kreeger as engineering VP Fovia rolls out software suite at RSNA 2014 Fovia, Voyager ink collaboration Fovia teams with Imperial College London (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

FDA clears Siemens twin x-ray unit

Siemens Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens launches new ultrasound units at Medica 2015 Siemens launches P500 Frosk scanner in U.S. Siemens to cover cost of MR safety testing fees Siemens launches breast cancer education video Siemens to feature new rad therapy tools at ASTRO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

3D breast tomosynthesis to overtake 2D mammo by 2019

In the mammography market, 2D digital flat-panel detector mammography was the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT now accounts for 50% of mammography systems market Global breast imaging market to reach $4B by 2019 Breast imaging market to hit $3B in 2019 Modest growth projected for U.S. breast imaging market Report: Breast imaging market to hit $5B by 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Foresight upgrades collaboration software

Foresight Imaging's TIMS Medical division has released TIMS Consultant 3.0,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Foresight releases upgrade to TIMS DICOM system Foresight upgrades TIMS DICOM system Foresight creates TIMS Medical (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Konica Minolta highlights PACS/RIS/EHR tools at RSNA 2015

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging is highlighting the customizable tools of its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta preps ultrasound upgrade for RSNA 2015 Konica Minolta to show new DR system at RSNA Konica Minolta buys Viztek Konica Minolta launches new CR system Konica Minolta's AeroDR meets U.S. security standard (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Guerbet sees Mallinckrodt deal as key to growth

Contrast agent manufacturer Guerbet this week closed its acquisition of the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Guerbet signs China distribution pact for Lipiodol Guerbet bids to buy Mallinckrodt's contrast business FDA recognizes Guerbet for solving Ethiodol shortage FDA approves new indication for Guerbet contrast Sirtex and Guerbet to collaborate (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Double Black to show new displays at RSNA 2015

Monitor distributor Double Black Imaging (DBI) plans to showcase several new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Double Black launches new display at RSNA 2014 Double Black launches new monitor at RSNA Double Black unveils LED displays at RSNA Double Black, WIDE release autocalibrating LED display line Double Black launches new display calibration products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Fuji readies new DR products for RSNA

Fujifilm Medical Systems USA plans to unveil two new digital radiography (DR)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New executives join Fuji as COO, CMO Trice, Fuji SonoSite partner on portable ultrasound Fuji SonoSite secures CE Mark for iViz platform Fuji adds to installed base Fuji files PMA module for digital tomo (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Breast MR finds significant cancer that mammo misses

Additional breast cancers found with MRI after mammography can be larger and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASCO BCS: Breast MRI useful for average-risk women, too Does preoperative breast MRI really benefit patients? Shortened breast MR protocol works just as well as full Dutch researchers launch DENSE breast MR trial Normal tissue enhancement on breast MR predicts cancer risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Sectra to show new PACS combo at RSNA 2015

Swedish PACS firm Sectra plans to showcase the integration of its radiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds breast imaging PACS order Sectra sales, profit climb in Q1 Sectra lands University Hospitals deal Sectra wins Va. PACS contract Sectra signs BelleBridge (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Canon offers new DR products at RSNA 2015

Digital imaging firm Canon USA and its Virtual Imaging subsidiary plan to highlight...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canon takes stake in DNA testing firm Canon shows work-in-progress display at RSNA 2014 Canon's RadPro DR offering now available Canon unwraps RadPro offering at AHRA 2014 Canon launches RadPro Omnera DR system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

EDDA nets FDA OK for IQQA software

Computer-aided detection software developer EDDA Technology has received clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EDDA features interactive 3D image guidance at RSNA EDDA nets Ariz. install EDDA to debut IQQA-Liver Suite EDDA gets CE Mark for liver MDCT package Shimadzu, EDDA partner on x-ray CAD (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Richardson tees up new products for RSNA 2015

Richardson Electronics is bringing several new offerings to RSNA 2015 in Chicago...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Richardson Electronics to acquire IMES Richardson to launch healthcare division Richardson Electronics names head of healthcare unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

PACSHealth set to debut new software at RSNA 2015

Imaging software developer PACSHealth will showcase its VNAHealth application...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PHS Technologies adds to dose monitoring software PACSHealth, Sapheneia create new entity (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

ASE debuts cardiovascular ultrasound challenge

Seeking to spur workflow efficiency improvements in cardiovascular ultrasound,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASE chooses Mindray for Vietnam humanitarian mission ASE elects new president ASE, Ke Labs to collaborate (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Practice of Ultrasound: Part 25 -- Evidence-based US

AuntMinnie.com presents the 25th in a series of columns on the practice...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Practice of Ultrasound: Part 24 -- An ultrasound PDA Practice of Ultrasound: Part 23 -- Ultramobilizing ultrasound Practice of Ultrasound: Part 22 -- Quantum ultrasonics Practice of Ultrasound: Part 21 -- Situs inversus Practice of Ultrasound: Part 20 -- A great new year for ultrasound? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Merge teams with EviCore Healthcare

Merge Healthcare has inked a deal with medical benefits management firm EviCore...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBM wraps up Merge acquisition DiSanzo to lead IBM's Watson Health unit Merge, Rad-Aid to collaborate on global IT IBM's bid for Merge shows allure of imaging big data IBM eyes personalized medicine in bid for Merge (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

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Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths


PSA Campaign Educates Women about Mammographic Screening


Reston, Va(Oct. 1, 2014) — Thirty percent of the nearly 40,000 women who will die from breast cancer in the next year* could have been helped if they had received a regular mammogram starting at age 40. And, for women…


Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:16am

ACR: Presidents FY 2015 Budget Would Curtail Imaging and Radiation Oncology Self-Referral

ACR: Presidents FY 2015 Budget Would Curtail Imaging and Radiation Oncology Self-Referral

Prior Authorization Provision Would Burden Providers and Restrict Access


The American College of Radiology applauds steps to reign in medical imaging and radiation oncology self-referral included in the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget.[1] However, prior authorization for imaging services, also included the FY 2015 budget, is unnecessary and will…


Posted on March 4, 2014 at 7:19pm

New Image Wisely® Radiation Safety Case, Now Available

Reston, Va. (Jan. 13, 2013) — Image Wisely® recently launched its second Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — a series of free, online and mobile-compatible educational offerings, developed with the assistance of the American College of Radiology, that allow radiologists, imaging technologists and medical physicists to assess their own understanding of important radiation safety concepts such as radiation dose monitoring and…


Posted on January 13, 2014 at 9:39am

Breast Imaging Cuts in Medicare Final Rule May Delay Diagnosis and Treatment and Increase Patient Anxiety

Washington, DC (Nov. 27, 2013) — Drastic reimbursement cuts for image-guided breast biopsies and other medical imaging techniques in the 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Final Rule may further reduce women’s access to mammography and other breast cancer services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) directly cut imaging reimbursement every year since 2007. This, along with 12 Medicare imaging cuts in the last six years due to legislation, increasingly threatens patient…


Posted on November 28, 2013 at 12:27am

Nephosity Releases Easy Drag and Drop Medical Image Viewer for the Web Browser

San Francisco, November 18, 2013

Nephosity, Inc., a health technology startup that was a member of Rock Health's second class, has released a new version the Jack Imaging Web Viewer which allows instant viewing of medical images (e.g., CT, MRI, X-Ray) in the web browser, with no plug-ins or installation required. Users can simply drag and drop a CD containing their medical images onto the web…


Posted on November 19, 2013 at 1:15am

ACR Foundation Receives Support from Zotec Partners for Generations of Future Radiology Leaders

Reston, Va. (Nov. 4, 2013) —The American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation announced today that Zotec Partners will support the Leading Radiology into the Future campaign. The partnership will further develop and strengthen the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) — radiology’s first professional development and leadership academy.

T. Scott Law, founding partner of Zotec Partners states, “This partnership gives Zotec Partners a unique opportunity to cultivate new leaders and…


Posted on November 6, 2013 at 3:12pm

IMAIOS announces QEVLAR, the first web and mobile cross-platform Evaluation and Learning Assessment Application

QEVLAR, the first web and mobile cross-platform Evaluation and Learning Assessment Application is set to become the point of reference for residents looking to improve their medical imaging diagnostics skills. IMAIOS expects to launch QEVLAR mid-August.

QEVLAR is a next generation quizapplication. It is an…


Posted on August 13, 2013 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

ACR Whitepaper on Teleradiology Practice Published Online in JACR

Reston, Va. (May 20, 2013) – The ACR Whitepaper on Teleradiology Practice, published online May 20 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), proposes comprehensive best-practice guidelines for the practice of teleradiology, with recommendations offered regarding future ACR actions to ensure quality patient care.

“Teleradiology is now embedded in the workflow of many radiology practices throughout the United States, driven largely by an expanding…


Posted on May 20, 2013 at 9:41pm

ACR Foundation Launches National Campaign to Benefit Generations of Future Radiology Leaders

 Reston, Va. (May 16, 2013) — Health care in the U.S. is changing, and radiologists, at all career levels, need to obtain the leadership skills necessary to adapt to these changes and keep radiology as central to the delivery of high quality medical care. In response to this growing need, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation recently launched a national fundraising campaign called…


Posted on May 16, 2013 at 8:12pm

Radiologist Compensation Report for 2013 - How does your income stack up?

If you are a radiologist, how is your income compared to your peers?  Medscape recently completed a radiologist compensation survey.   See the results here.  Over 22,000 radiologists were surveyed.  

Please click the link below to view the compensation report:



Posted on April 27, 2013 at 11:51am

ACR Achieves Highest CME Accreditation Status

Reston, Va. (April 16, 2013) — The American College of Radiology (ACR) has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).


Accreditation with Commendation is awarded to providers that demonstrate compliance in each of the ACCME’s 22 accreditation criteria. This honorable designation is achieved by approximately 21 percent…


Posted on April 16, 2013 at 1:16pm

The Radiologist-Tech Relationship: Why You Should Care

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) - When you spend most of your waking hours each week at work, good relationships with colleagues go a long way in helping you improve your performance, and you’d likely feel less stressed. Often in radiology, much attention is paid to improving relations with referring physicians. What about your…


Posted on March 8, 2013 at 10:00am

ACR Dose Index Registry™ Surpasses Five Million Scans


Reston, Va. (Feb. 20, 2013) — Since its launch, less than two years ago, over five million computed tomography (CT) scans, and nearly three million exams, have been added to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry™ (DIR) — bringing the ACR closer to establishing national benchmarks for CT dose indices which will help ensure patients receive safe, quality imaging care.


The DIR is a radiology data registry that provides standardized,…


Posted on February 20, 2013 at 3:13pm

ACR Donates Unique Piece of History to Curie Museum in Paris

Reston, Va. (Jan. 9, 2013) — According to an article in the January issue of the ACR Bulletin, the ACR recently donated a one-of-kind film of Marie Curie receiving the ACR Gold Medal in 1931 to the Curie Museum in Paris. Famous for the discovery of polonium and radium, Curie was recognized by the ACR for her significant contributions to the field of radiology.  


For 81 years the film…


Posted on January 16, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Inclusion of Virtual Colonoscopy as HEDIS® Screening Modality Could Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Compliance, Study Suggests

Reston, VA (Jan. 10, 2013) — Availability of CT colonography (CTC), commonly known as virtual colonoscopy, is increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates across military medical facilities. Inclusion of CTC as a Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set® (HEDIS®)-compliant colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test can potentially raise overall screening rates, according to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American…


Posted on January 15, 2013 at 11:12pm

How the Election Will Impact Radiologists

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- The rhetoric is off the charts: This is an election that will change everything for radiologists, for the medical profession, for the future of health care. According to this school of thought, the man who takes the White House will have a hand in determining reimbursement, setting health policy, defining quality and even allowing the independent practice of radiology to survive.

But the truth may be more nuanced — health care reform isn’t an…


Posted on November 6, 2012 at 10:22am

Special Journal Issue Focuses on Radiology’s Role in Health Care Reform

Special Journal Issue Focuses on Radiology’s Role in Health Care Reform

Reston, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) — To be published online Monday, Oct. 1, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology will focus on health policy and radiology’s role in health care reform. Topics to be covered include utilization management in radiology, clinical decision support, value-based health care payment systems and patient-centered outcomes in imaging.

“Health care reform will…


Posted on October 1, 2012 at 1:00am

Radiologists Develop Evidence-Based Guidelines to Help Physicians Manage Patients with Acute Low Back Pain

Radiologists Develop Evidence-Based Guidelines to Help Physicians Manage Patients with Acute Low Back Pain

Reston, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) — According to an article in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiologists at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, and Georgia Health Sciences University, in Augusta, Ga., have developed evidence-based guidelines to assist physicians with the process of managing patients with acute low back pain. Low back pain…


Posted on October 1, 2012 at 12:30am

6 Ways Radiologists Can Beat Burnout

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- Feeling stressed out or lacking motivation when you read studies? If so, you have lots of company.

Radiologists rank among the top five specialties that experience the greatest frequency of burnout, according to a recent Archives of Internal Medicine study. Nearly half of radiologists reported at least one symptom of burnout. Only providers in emergency medicine, general internal medicine, family medicine, and neurology are at equal or greater risk for this…


Posted on September 13, 2012 at 2:00pm

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At 2:07pm on April 4, 2012, Tom Clayton, MD said…

We need to improve the headers on our radiology reports.  Does anybody have any examples that I can look at?  If you do, please send them to me directly at tomclaytonmd@gmail.com.  Thanks a lot! 

At 10:30am on February 21, 2012, Seth Crapp said…

Thanks so much for the post on radRounds facebook page. We will continue to share updates on future versions of Viewbox as well as other product offerings. Best regards,

Seth J Crapp MD, CMO Viewbox Holdings

At 12:16pm on January 30, 2012, Giuseppe Francesco Davì said…

Thank :-)

At 12:39pm on January 28, 2012, souheil barakat said…

Thank you, I plan to upload more parts from my book (radiology positioning)

At 1:11am on March 1, 2010, S. Kelly said…
You asked about Matrox products for radiology in response to the video I posted here:
This video shows performance improvements Aspyra was able to take advantage of with their software, thanks to Matrox Xenia Series hardware & SDK. Aspyra is using the Xenia Pro in their system, which is our flagship product. Xenia Series is shipping with many new PACS workstations & this board also makes a great upgrade for older workstations since it has built-in backward & forward compatibility with the greatest number of medical & non medical displays, including many older proprietary models.
Another recent product from Matrox is the RAD LPX - while this board doesn't power all the same resolutions as Xenia Series, it is available in a low-profile PCI form factor (as well as PCI Express) which may fit better in some systems. You can get more info on all of our products designed for medical imaging workstations here: www.matroxmed.com.
Thanks for your interest!
At 11:57am on January 5, 2010, saeed rad said…
Dear radRouns team thanks for puting my case Transverse colon volvulus in DiagnosticImaging site. In addition i am uploading its barium radiography, and i hink two of them would be much better.
At 12:00pm on November 16, 2009, saeed rad said…
It is good to be there and know people around world with so many friends. Thanks for puting up the site.
At 10:04am on October 26, 2009, Dave Woeber said…
Thank you, I plan to upload more interesting cases from my image library.
At 10:03am on October 26, 2009, Dave Woeber said…
Thank you, I plan to upload more interesting cases that I have in my image library.
At 2:41pm on September 10, 2009, Frank Gaillard said…
Thank you... working hard to submit the next volume (GIT) in the next week or so... (will take apple a month or so to ok it... though)
At 2:05pm on August 27, 2009, saeed rad said…
Thanks for your appreciations, i am trying to upload more cases of gastro-intestinal becase of taking part in the gastro-intestinal group.
At 2:00pm on August 27, 2009, saeed rad said…
Thank you.
At 7:49am on December 11, 2008, Ehsan Kiani said…
Thank you for the appreciation. I am just getting used to the site layout. I will post more cases soon
At 2:37pm on October 15, 2008, Céline RODRIGUEZ said…
Thank you very much for your comment, I'm happy that pleases you!
At 3:00pm on October 6, 2008, saeed rad said…
Thanks for your mail, i will try to upload more cases on GI tract radiology if you don't mind, there are requests!
At 12:31am on May 26, 2008, Frank Gaillard said…
Hi S.

Yeah I a very happy with the new version of Radiopaedia.org, still a couple of bugs I would like to iron out before I tell everyone (and I mean everyone) about it... Everything takes longer than initially thought huh...

Will also be advertising for new section editor posts soon...

Thanks for your support.
At 4:34pm on May 23, 2008, SM said…
I am glad I came across radrounds and am happy to be here!
At 10:53am on May 10, 2008, shubra said…
welcome steve
At 4:53am on May 9, 2008, shubra said…
hey you never see your orkut or facebook profile or what?????????????????????
At 2:49am on May 8, 2008, shubra said…
thanx rad for ur help

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