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…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on March 3, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments
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 …Continue
Added by radRounds Radiology Network on January 27, 2016 at 1:33pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 18, 2015 at 8:52pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 2, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments
“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…Continue
Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 2, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by David Arrick Kruger on December 1, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by David Arrick Kruger on November 30, 2015 at 8:08pm — No Comments
Added by David Arrick Kruger on November 30, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 17, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 15, 2015 at 11:13am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on September 1, 2015 at 4:38pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 20, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 18, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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A report from Transparency Market Research recently stated that the global teleradiology market was worth…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 14, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
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.
Source: UBM Partner Site Diagnostic…Continue
Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 12, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
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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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…Continue
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