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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…

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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. 

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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…

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

Imaging Can Detect CAC, Predict Mortality

Coronary artery calcification imaging determines plaque build up and accurately predicts 15-year mortality among asymptomatic patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 16, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Pathway to Dominating Radiology and Imaging

A report from Transparency Market Research recently stated that the global teleradiology market was worth…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 14, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Imaging Explains COPD Symptoms, Exercise Limitations

Magnetic resonance imaging can help measure exercise limitations in patients with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and both MRI and CT can provide information about their symptoms, according to a study published in Radiology. 

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 12, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Get Schooled! 7 Radiology Business Education Opportunities

Whether you’re a resident wanting to learn more about the business and leadership aspects of radiology, or you’re a practicing physician ready to increase the knowledge base outside of the reading room, here’s where to get schooled. - 

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 10, 2015 at 9:01am — No Comments

Q&A: Alzheimer's Disease and Amyloid PET Imaging

In April, the ACR and the Alzheimer’s Association announced a four-year, $100 million research study to determine the clinical value of brain amyloid PET in…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

When Medical Staff Challenge a Physician's Authority

I am known to be pretty easygoing with nursing staff. I don't yell, pitch a fit, or belittle clinical staff. My responses are generally mild, even when I am annoyed, frustrated, or incredulous. This may be causing problems. I wonder if I was more assertive about the things going on with my patients that…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 11, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Don't get too comfortable: The one thing that’s constant in radiology is change.

Robert De Niro recently made headlines with an unusually frank graduation speech, telling art school grads in his initial statement that, “You made it. And you’re f***ed.” Of course, he went on to cushion the blow a bit, but not before pointing out that those earning other types of degrees, say, in…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 9, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Radiology Residents Interpreting More Images



More radiology residents and fellows are interpreting imaging examinations of Medicare beneficiaries, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Researchers…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 7, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Study: Additional Screening May Not Be Necessary for Dense Breasts

Dense breast tissue should not be the sole determinant for supplemental or alternative screening methods following a normal mammogram, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers from California, Washington, New Hampshire, and Vermont undertook a study to determine which…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

10 Security Measures for Health Care IT

Helen Oscislawski, a lawyer who focuses on high tech and HIPAA law, outlined at SIIM 2015 ten security measures for health care IT to help keep your organization’s data secure. From HIPAA audits to social media and texting, Oscislawski has got you covered. View the slideshow …

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 3, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Conference Insider: 5 Innovative Patient Experience Tools in Radiology

Sharon Gibson, operations manager in radiology, of Massachusetts General Hospital wants her radiology patients to be happy. She and Garry Choy, MD, a radiologist with MGH, presented at ACR 2015 some of the tools the MGH Imaging Department is utilizing to enhance the patient experience.

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on June 1, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Radiology Whisperer

Even within the radiological sphere, I often feel the need to begin and end with disclaimers about what I have to offer. For instance, when someone tells me, third-hand, what was said about a chest CT (neither images nor report available to me) and asks what I think, I feel I cannot underscore enough for…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 30, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

10 Questions with Ron Schilling

Diagnostic Imaging's “10 Questions” series asks the same questions to a diverse group of professionals in the medical imaging community.…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Imaging has an Attitude Problem

Medical imaging has an attitude problem. This doesn’t mean that the field won’t continue to grow, Bruce Hillman, MD, professor of radiology and medical imaging and public health services, University of Virginia School of Medicine, said at ACR 2015 but intervention will be required to…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Nonradiologists Still Do More Double Chest Scans

The use of combined pre- and postcontrast chest CTs among radiologists dramatically decreased when associated with efficiency metrics, but the reduction in use was not as quick among nonradiologists, according to a presentation at ACR 2015, held this week in Washington, DC.

Researchers from the University of…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 24, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Are Academic Radiology Departments Missing Out by Not Using Twitter?

Only 8 percent of academic radiology departments have Twitter accounts, and only 5 percent are active, with at least 1 tweet sent in a three month period, revealed the new study, “Enriched Audience Engagement Through Twitter: Should More Academic Radiology Departments Seize the Opportunity?” published…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Most States Decrease Spending on Medical Imaging

Policy makers should take into consideration that most states have made significant decreases in medical imaging costs before putting forth new policy efforts, according to a presentation at ACR 2015, held this week in Washington, DC.

Researchers from New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City,…

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Added by Alessandra Simmons on May 22, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

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