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April 2011 Blog Posts (12)

ACR Appropriateness Criteria

The ACR Appropriateness Criteria® are evidence-based guidelines to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition. By employing these guidelines, providers enhance quality of care and contribute to the most efficacious use of radiology.

The guidelines are developed by expert panels in diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology, and radiation oncology. Each panel includes leaders in radiology… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 22, 2011 at 9:27am — No Comments

ACR NRDR - National Radiology Data Registry

What is the NRDR by the ACR?



The National Radiology Data Registry is a data warehouse for the registries listed below. The primary purpose of NRDR is to aid facilities with their quality improvement programs and efforts to improve patient care by comparing facility data to that of their region and the nation. A practice or facility may choose to participate in any or all registries as appropriate for their practice. When a facility joins more than one registry, the warehouse allows… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 22, 2011 at 8:58am — No Comments

Merge Leads $1B Stimulus Funding Opportunity for Radiologists

Merge Leads $1B Stimulus Funding Opportunity for Radiologists



Regional Medical Imaging (RMI) selects Merge to meet Meaningful Use requirements



CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ: MRGE), a global corporation dedicated to health IT interoperability solutions, today announced that Regional Medical Imaging (RMI), a full-service imaging organization based in Flint, Michigan, has selected Merge for its imaging interoperability and Meaningful Use… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 17, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

MRI of the TMJ

Great resources for MRI of the TMJ (Temporomandibular joint):



Medscape Article - http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/504462



Animated Cine MRI of the TMJ clips - http://www.quintpub.com/tmj_animations.html



Radiopaedia.org sample images -… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 17, 2011 at 6:23pm — No Comments

AJR Author Guidelines

AJR Guidelines for Authors Authors must submit all manuscripts using the online submission and peer review system at

www.ARRS.org or http://ajr.edmgr.com.

Submission and peer review questions should be addressed to:

American Roentgen Ray Society Publications Department, Attn: Peer Review Manager 44211…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 17, 2011 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Radiology Moonlighting - Opportunities and Survey

Radiologist moonlighting opportunities are out there but not always advertised.  In addition to your day job as a radiologist, one can always use a moonlighting opportunity as well.

 

A survey -- where do you moonlight and how did you find your moonlighting 'gig' / opportunity to supplement income?  

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 16, 2011 at 11:09am — No Comments

2011 AUR-AGFA RADIOLOGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

2011 AUR-AGFA

RADIOLOGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

April 13- 14, 2011

Location: Burroughs



Westin Boston Waterfront- Boston, Massachusetts

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WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2011:



8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and overview

Pablo R. Ros, MD, MPH



8:15 AM - 10:00 AM Case 1

“Incentive Plan for Academic Clinical Radiologists”

Ronald L. Arenson, MD and Pablo R. Ros, MD,… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 15, 2011 at 1:01am — No Comments

2011 AUR-PHILIPS ACADEMIC FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

2011 AUR-PHILIPS ACADEMIC FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM



AUR 59th Annual Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront

Boston, MA



Location: Burroughs



Friday, April 15, 2011 7:15 am– 5:30 pm





7:15 am - 7:30 am Welcome

Program Chair: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD



7:30 am - 8:00 am New Horizons in the Technology of Medical Imaging

Troy Havens



8:00 am - 8:30 am Career Development Awards for Junior Faculty

Rathan… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 15, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

SAVI Breast Brachytherapy Safe for Women with Breast Implants, Study Says

Peer-Reviewed Paper from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Says Multicatheter Radiation Treatment Limits Dose to Normal Structures



ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - The SAVI® applicator for breast brachytherapy was used to safely deliver post-lumpectomy radiation therapy to a woman with breast implants, according to a newly published paper in a peer-reviewed journal. The case study showed that SAVI produced an "optimal" clinical outcome and "excellent cosmetic results that pleased the patient,"… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 13, 2011 at 1:16am — No Comments

AUR 2011

AUR 59th Annual Meeting
In Joint Sponsorship with the Radiological Society of North America
April 12-15 , 2011
Westin Boston Waterfront
Boston, Massachusetts
In conjunction with SCARD/APDR/A3CR2, ACER, AMSER, RAHSR,
RRA, APCR, SNM)

 

For more information, visit the AUR Website: http://www.aur.org/Annual_Meeting/AUR2011/index.cfm

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 12, 2011 at 10:55am — No Comments

MedPAC Recommends Prior Authorization for Advanced Imaging Recommended [NEWS ALERT]

NEWS ALERT - In a vote by MedPAC, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, there was a near unanimous vote of 15-1 to recommend that physicians who order imaging Medicare patients obtain prior authorization for advanced imaging. The one caveat is that MedPAC for now has only recommended the referring physicians who order more imaging studies on average when compared to their colleagues do so.

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 10, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

Friday Friday Song by Rebecca Black - TGIF to all Rad Techs!

From across all the radiology departments in the country, there has been a spreading epidemic - from reading rooms to CT/MRI console computers, there has been a sharp uptick in YouTube.com usage in guess what?



A new video by newest internet sensation Rebecca Black and her video "Friday" -- Some say this is ridiculous but we figure it's still an uplifting song to celebrate that today is Friday!



Introducing you to Rebecca Black! and her video below.…



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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 8, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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