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Is Radiology Having Its #MeToo Moment?

In 2014, Katia Kaplan-List, MD, was doing her pediatric radiology rotation at Strong Memorial Hospital under the supervision of Johan Blickman, MD, then the vice chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)’s Department of Imaging Sciences and a professor in pediatrics. That same year, Dr. Kaplan-List…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 22, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

SPOTLIGHT ON AIRP – American Institute for Radiologic Pathology

As part of our series of Industry and Medical Imaging Innovator Spotlights, radRounds had the pleasure of interviewing Carla Brathwaite from the highly acclaimed AIRP – American Institute for Radiologic Pathology, which is a division of the ACR – American College of Radiology about their upcoming…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 16, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

radRounds physician-entrepreneur-executive spotlight: Dr. Phil Templeton, Founder of DocPanel

As part of our series of Industry and Medical Imaging Innovator Spotlights, radRounds has the honor to introduce and interview Dr. Phil Templeton, Founder of DocPanel.  DocPanel is the world’s first contract-free service offering reads, second opinions, consults, and diagnoses from top-notch radiologists with prestigious academic hospitals in the United States.  With 35 years of imaging experience, Dr. Templeton is a valued member of the DocPanel family.…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 13, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How a Radiologist Reacts to Mass Shootings

Heather Sher, MD, has seen CT scans that most radiologists never have. The radiologist was on call during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and examined first-hand the gruesome damage that AR-15 bullets do to the body.…



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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:18pm — 1 Comment

Connecting Personal Accomplishment with Burnout Amongst Radiology Residents

Residents are under a lot of pressure, and they’re typically expected to work 80 hours a week and 28-hour long shifts. These unwavering high demands can result in disastrous…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments

New Study Gives Insight in Patient Complexity Across the Radiology Field

Out of all the specialties, radiologists see the country’s most “clinically complex” patients says a study recently published in Academic Radiology.



A group of researchers…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt Joins Radpartners Board of Directors

The rapidly growing radiology practice Radiology Partners has announced its latest major business advancement to bring on Jeff Immelt as the company’s newest member of their board of directors.



"I was attracted by RP's single-specialty focus, dedication to delivering innovative value-based care,…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 26, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Are There Ties Between Prenatal Ultrasound and Autism?

A controversial study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics has posed possible but largely unfounded links between autism and ultrasound technique and frequency. According to…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 22, 2018 at 6:49pm — No Comments

High Rates of Gadolinium Leakage in Stroke Patients

A new study from the National Institutes of Health has found that acute stroke patients who undergo MRI are highly susceptible to gadolinium leakage into the eyes.



In a study published in…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 22, 2018 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Viz.Ai Gets Marketing Approval from the FDA for Stroke-Stopping App

Viz.Ai has just received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its artificial intelligence application that can alert a neurovascular specialist if their patient is possibly suffering a stroke.



When the app detects large vessel blockage, it sends the physician a text message who can then…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 17, 2018 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Why Are There Less Female First Authors in Academic Radiology Than Before?

Female authorship in academic radiology has been on the decline since 2000, says a new study. A group of researchers led by Erin E. O’Connor, MD, assistant professor of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, evaluated authorship gender trends from 1970 to 2016…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 17, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why Can’t Patients Understand Radiology Articles?

The internet has made medical literature more accessible to patients; however, do people understand what they're reading? A new study published in Diagnostic Radiology says that most…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 17, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why Radiologists Shouldn’t Work Overnight

Working overnight shifts (ONS) is an unwritten part of a radiologist’s job description. However, burning the midnight oil only leads radiologists to make more diagnostic errors. In a recent study published in the…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 9, 2018 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

Understanding the Cataract Phenomenon in Radiology Techs

As nuclear medicine (NM) procedures have become more popular in U.S. hospitals, radiology technologists are at increasing risk for developing a cataract. According to a new study published in Radiology,…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 9, 2018 at 12:57pm — No Comments

UVA, Carestream Health, and Epic Are Adding Charts, Graphs, and Voice Recognition to Radiology Reports

The University of Virginia Health System (UVA) is partnering with Epic and Carestream Health to develop a multimedia radiology reporting application that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and voice recognition systems.



The reports feature a versatile set of components including electronic health records…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 9, 2018 at 12:52pm — No Comments

MRI Death Might Have Been Provoked by Negligence

A man allegedly carrying an oxygen cylinder into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) testing room was sucked into the machine and died on Saturday, January 27.



Rajesh Maru, 32, was visiting his sister’s mother-in-law at Nair Hospital in Mumbai, and, according to Maru’s uncle, a ward assistant asked Maru to…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 2, 2018 at 5:44pm — 1 Comment

Radiologist with Stage 4 Cancer Meets His Idol

Matthew Chan, MD, a radiologist who was recently diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer had his wish come true last month when he got to meet Franz Holzhausen, Tesla’s lead designer.



The meeting didn’t happen by chance. Chan’s old friend Allen Miller, MD, was planning to visit him after his recent diagnosis,…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 2, 2018 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Anti-Hiring Conspiracy Between UNC and Duke Medical Faculty

Former Duke University Radiologist Danielle Seaman, MD, has filed a federal anti-trust claim that Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) agreed to not hire medical staff from each other’s clinical institution.



UNC and Duke administrators deny that there was ever a secret…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 2, 2018 at 5:37pm — No Comments

How Can We Eliminate the Abuse of Power in Medical Training?

The hierarchy in medicine can spawn tensions between residents, physicians, and patients. Mistreatment is common throughout clinical training, and there are limited standards for preventing abuse. However, in 2000, Yale University initiated an annual…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 26, 2018 at 12:22am — No Comments

The FDA Takes a New Approach to GBCAs

In the midst of actor Chuck Norris and his wife’s public criticisms of the cognitive and physical repercussions of injecting gadolinium-based contrast agents (…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 26, 2018 at 12:13am — No Comments

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