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Data Science Bowl 2017: Helping Radiologists Lower the False-Positive Lung Cancer Scans

In January 2016, Vice President Joe Biden’s created the Cancer Moonshot initiative to help promote 10 years’ worth of advances in cancer research, prevention and treatment within just five years. One of the main goals of Moonshot is to bring the expertise of diverse fields together to solve pressing cancer problems. Following VP Biden’s lead…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on January 17, 2017 at 11:20am — No Comments

Radiologist Salary Report - 2016

Salary distributions in 2016 for radiologists by geographical region in the United States

For educational purposes / Source: Medscape Salary Survey 2016

For more details, please visit Medscape directly - …


Added by radRounds Radiology Network on December 31, 2016 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Radiologic Technologist Salaries and Wages by State

Where do radiologic technologists make the most in salary and wages?  Looks like some of the top states include but are not limited to:

  • West Coast:
    • California
    • Oregon
    • Washington State
    • Nevada
  • Midwest:
    • Minnesota
  • East Coast:
    • New York
    • New…

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on December 31, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Radiology Job Market 2016

For the second year running, our overall assessment on the healthcare job market is a…


Added by Dale Hannegan on November 16, 2016 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Education Exhibit Emergency radiology

Dear Colleagues: 

Despite a long time from my previous post, I'm here to tell you that I'll be at RSNA with the educational exhibit :

Whole body CT for trauma: Review of arm positioning with emphasis on radiation dose and image quality

Feel free to see it at rsna 2016, Emergency Radiology section. 

I'm looking forward to seeing you there.

Dr. Alessandro Lemos.  

Added by Alessandro Lemos,MD on November 6, 2016 at 8:28am — No Comments

Radiologists Utilize Image-Based Global Networking Tool

Figure 1 is an online global network in which healthcare practitioners, including radiologists, can share medical cases and receive feedback in real time. Using the smartphone app or web browser version, practitioners upload an image, write a caption and tag it…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on March 3, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments

New MRI Safety Group

Dear radRounds Member

I have some exciting information to share with you below


#1  -  Feel free to join my new MRI Safety Group and contribute to any discussions you find interesting.





Added by Steve Gensens on February 25, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Image Wisely Initiates New Annual Pledge Process

Image Wisely Initiates New Annual Pledge Process

Commitment to Promote Safety in Medical Imaging Required Yearly


Reston, VA (Jan. 27, 2016) — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge, confirming their ongoing dedication to safety in medical imaging.


“Requiring an annual …


Added by radRounds Radiology Network on January 27, 2016 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Radiology Managers Fight Private Payor Adoption of MPPR

A concerning trend of private payors adopting the Medicare multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) on the professional component of imaging was clear at this year’s Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) Fall Educational Conference.

This cut, which Medicare has applied…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on January 1, 2016 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Surveying Our Domain

A theatrically-cantankerous science teacher of mine during middle school, sometimes given to the Socratic method, had a favorite quip for students answering his queries with wild guesses: “Where do you get your information?” (Often followed by an imitation of the usual lame/vague response, mocking their lack of…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 18, 2015 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Conference Insider 2015: 8 Reasons Why Radiology’s Future Is Bright

Recent years have seen many discussions about the challenges facing radiology and its up-and-coming practitioners. Fears about compensation, commoditization, and loss of prestige have had many in the industry wringing their hands about the specialty’s future. But, that future is actually quite…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 2, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Radiology’s Role in Patient Care

For the last several years, radiology departments have moved further away from a patient-focused model to concentrate on volume of studies. 

“The personal focus isn’t so much the normal way we practice radiology,” but that the culture of radiology departments has moved from the patient to…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 2, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Conference Insider 2015: Tips for Radiologists for Talking to Patients

As a radiologist, one of the most important – and sometimes difficult – things you will do is deliver news to a patient. Some revelations will be good; some will be bad. Others could include taking responsibility for unintentional errors. Your no. 1 primary goal is making sure the patient understands what…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 1, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Case of the Day - Live from RSNA

Don't forget to check out our case of the day! 

Each day at RSNA 2015, you will find a fresh challenging MRI case provided with history and a full DICOM enabled PACS viewing experience.  You will be able to navigate the case consisting of the full data set via any browser or mobile device.  Please enter…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on November 30, 2015 at 8:08pm — No Comments

MRI Confirms, Weight Loss Good for Knees

MRI shows that weight loss can slow cartilage degeneration in obese and overweight patients, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).…


Added by David Arrick Kruger on November 30, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Diagnostic Imaging May Be Safe for Pregnant Women

Some radiologic imaging can be safe for pregnant women who have sustained traumatic injuries, according to a review article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). 

Researchers from the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, and the Garden State OB/GYN Associates in Voorhees, NJ reviewed the diagnostic dilemma that confronts emergency room physicians when pregnant women present with traumatic…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 17, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Fate of PACS

Since May, there’s been ongoing debate about one of your most significant, frequently-used tools – your PACS. Has it, in fact, outlived its original purpose only to be replaced by a sleeker, more versatile system? 

At this year’s SIIM conference, Donald Dennison,…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 15, 2015 at 11:13am — No Comments

Q&A: Will Neuropsychiatric Imaging Lead to Overdiagnosis?

Overdiagnosis is commonly discussed in areas like breast imaging, where screening is widely conducted and media interest is high. While it’s under the radar for other diseases, it’s a big enough topic in the medical world to warrant a dedicated issue in Academic Radiology. Its August 2015 issue is…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 1, 2015 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Radiology Comics

How would you finish the sentence: "To calm your anxiety about your MRI...." Click here to find out how Diagnistic Imaging Comic Jon Hunter did. 

Source: UBM…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 20, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Radiologist Projections for 2015: Were They Right So Far?

At RSNA 2014, EverBank Commercial Finance, Inc. conducted a survey of attendees regarding their top priorities for 2015. The numbers are highlighted in the infographic here. Now that we are more than half-way…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 18, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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