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Dicom Systems inks deal with Vital Images

Dicom Systems and advanced visualization software developer Vital Images have...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dicom Systems receives Texas telerad contract Vital Images, HeartIT ink licensing deal Vital Images introduces VioSuite in Australia Vital Images to unveil CT perfusion software at SCCT 2015 Dicom Systems, Health Level show partnership at HIMSS 2015 Dicom Systems unveils WebBridge (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Teledyne DALSA plans new detector launch at RSNA 2015

Canadian digital x-ray developer Teledyne DALSA will debut a new complementary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Teledyne DALSA to unveil new detectors at RSNA 2014 Teledyne DALSA readies new CMOS detector Teledyne wraps up DALSA purchase (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

SyntheticMR teams with MD Anderson

Swedish medical imaging software developer SyntheticMR has inked a research...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SyntheticMR signs Cincinnati Children's SyntheticMR brings SyMRI to Saudi Arabia Sectra lands 1st SyMRI software order (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Dell launches medical display, inks analytics deals

Dell will showcase its first monitor designed for healthcare applications at...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dell inks deal to acquire EMC in bid to form tech giant Dell hires van Terheyden as new CMO Dell study finds increased use of cloud for healthcare Dell to sell PACSHealth dose monitoring software Agfa teams with Dell for 'image-enabled' EHR (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Stratasys reports treatment success from 3D model

3D printing technology developer Stratasys said that its technology was used...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT with 3D printing helps visualize face transplantation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

M*Modal prepares upgrades for RSNA 2015

Speech recognition technology developer M*Modal will debut several new enhancements...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: M*Modal adds to Fluency Direct M*Modal to tout documentation software at HIMSS 2015 M*Modal wins Ky. contract M*Modal taps new CEO M*Modal signs Marin General Hospital (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

MRI finds obesity trigger in obese kids

Functional MRI and functional connectivity MRI have pinpointed regions of the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI finds cognitive issues in HIV-positive patients fMRI may explain why some comatose patients reawaken fMRI connects fitness and brain health in older adults fMRI helps predict kids' language skills fMRI shows age influences recovery time from TBI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

I3 adds ED discrepancy reporting module to PACS

Intuitive Imaging Informatics (I3) has added a module to its ImageQube PACS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SST Group to partner with I3 I3 moves its headquarters FDA clears I3's ImageQube mammo module (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

3D MRI uncovers risk of stroke in asymptomatic diabetics

3D MRI has found evidence of intraplaque hemorrhage among diabetics who have...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: US spots subclinical atherosclerosis in low-risk women MRI links cardiac risk factors to cognition problems Diabetic patients should take heed of mild coronary artery disease Napkin-ring sign at CT shows vulnerable plaque Atherosclerosis markers can unravel paradox of Churchill et al (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Nonsolid lung nodules carry greater cancer risk in women

For lung nodules detected on CT, certain types can pose a higher risk of cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lung cancer or valley fever? CT can spot the difference CT lung cancer screening puts patients on edge Hybrid lung CAD scheme improves accuracy JNCI: CT screening beneficial in shorter-term smokers CT lung cancer screening doesn't boost surgical rate (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Calgary Scientific to show education tool at RSNA 2015

Calgary Scientific plans to showcase a new radiology education tool called...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Apollo pairs with Calgary Scientific at RSNA 2015 Calgary Scientific brings ResolutionMD to Brazil Calgary Scientific brings ResolutionMD to Singapore Calgary Scientific viewer nets Korean certification Calgary Scientific hires new CFO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Hitachi to unveil new MRI software at RSNA 2015

Hitachi Medical Systems America will unveil its new Evolution 5 MRI software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA OKs new Hitachi CT scanners Hitachi gets FDA nod for Supria CT scanner Hitachi Aloka partners with neurosurgical device firm Agfa inks digital x-ray deal with Hitachi for U.S. sales Hitachi Aloka expands ABUS agreement with iVu (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Tomo-CAD combo targets lung cancer screening

What if you had a lung cancer screening modality that was better than x-ray...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Digital tomo falls short of CT for lung nodules Tomosynthesis can replace CT for many chest exams DR tomosynthesis gives wrist radiography a hand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

FDA says film printing optional for mammography

In a guidance to mammography facilities, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA readies new safety probe into gadolinium contrast FDA warns against keepsake fetal US, heartbeat monitors FDA: Radiology device recalls skyrocketed after 2010 FDA guidance on mobile apps offers clarity to developers FDA panel mostly likes evidence on CTC efficacy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

7T MRI with glutamate uncovers epileptic seizure sites

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are reporting early success...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI shows brain changes in temporal lobe epilepsy patients EEG, fMRI show prowess with epilepsy MRI, EEG could identify kids' epilepsy risk PET may help find cause for epileptic brain disease in kids (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

NeoCoil launches Android tablet for MRI suites

NeoCoil has introduced an Android tablet that is safe for patients to use in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NeoCoil adds to MRI coil offerings FDA clears NeoCoil's MRI audio system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Danish hospital hits milestone with Mobius3D software

Mobius Medical Systems said that Herlev Hospital in Herlev, Denmark, has used...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mobius unveils QA software upgrade Mobius releases software upgrade Mobius Medical unveils new phantom set Mobius Medical, Sun Nuclear settle suit over QA software Mobius gets NIH grant to boost rad therapy safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

ADS to offer new radiology report package

Radiology IT provider Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has partnered with Surescripts...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ADS adds e-faxing capability to MedicsRIS Intuitive Imaging, ADS land RIS/PACS sale ADS teams with Merge on EHRs ADS to introduce new patient portal at RSNA ADS updates MedicsConnect software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Skip abdominal x-ray for pediatric intussusception

There's no need to use abdominal radiography to diagnose pediatric intussusception...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Even on a tight budget, CT enteroclysis can prove effective Incidental findings on CT spark disagreement Limit CT exams for appendicitis in kids Ultrasound good test for pediatric intussusception 'Instant replay' fluoroscopy cuts radiation dose in children (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Carestream to introduce patient access kiosk at RSNA

Carestream Health plans to showcase a new patient self-service tool, its MyVue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream begins global shipments of new digital x-ray offerings Carestream unwraps mobile x-ray system Carestream wins DR contract with Premier Carestream completes Texas installation Carestream enhances DRX Plus detectors (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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