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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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:Continue
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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…Continue
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We've all heard of YouTube and chances are you have watched more than a few videos on the site over the years. But what is relatively unknown is whether YouTube is an effective and desirable location for online radiology education.
Six months ago, and with the collaborative backing of Radiopaedia.org, I launched ‘Radiology Channel’ as an…Continue
26/03/2013, Wilmington, DE, USA – QUBYX has announced a major update of its DICOM calibration software for Mac OS. PerfectLum 3.5 for Mac features a number of usability and functionality improvements, enabling radiology practitioners to use Mac-based machines for diagnostics and medical image viewing.…Continue
Added by Alice Kotlyarenko on March 26, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments
HIGH RESOLUTION SAGITTAL T2
PICK UP VERY EARLY FOCAL CHONDRAL DEFECTS IN DJD
3MM ST T2 / TE 120
MOST OFTEN ANTEROSUPERIOR
Added by BERNARD WIRTH on March 19, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments
(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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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I would like to invite you to try a new Web site dedicated to indexing, in one place, all the free educational radiology Ebooks and radiology Apps currently available.
To create the site I have searched through the Amazon Kindle, Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.
I would appreciate it if you would take a moment to view the site and give me any feedback you have, and more importantly give me links to any other free radiology Ebooks and Apps that you know of.
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…Continue
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…Continue
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Added by Rajesh Kesavan on November 17, 2012 at 8:34am — No Comments
(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…Continue
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10/30/2012, Nice, France - QUBYX…Continue
Added by Alice Kotlyarenko on October 30, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments
TWO NEW MR FLEX COILS JUST IN FOR OUR GE 1.5 T 450W
16 CHANNELS INSTEAD OF 8
IMPRESSIVE RESULTS IN MSK MR:
1.LARGE KNEES EXCEEDINGLY SHARP
2. FASTER HANDS : BOTH
HIGH RES 3D GADO FATSAT
EXCELLENT IN RA
FASTER AND CONTRAST MARKEDLY IMPROVED IN CUFF TEARS
PROPELLER MULITPLANANR T2 FS STABLE NO MOTION
4. ELBOWS AND DIAPHYSES
EXCELLENT CONTRAST AND…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on October 1, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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