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CNN: Video of 25 year old pen removed from stomach seen on CT scan

Added by Member Services on January 13, 2012 at 11:09pm — No Comments

American Board of Radiology Response to CNN story on Test Recalls

ABR’s EXAM SECURITY

By Gary J. Becker, MD, ABR Executive Director



In the many comments on the CNN story on test recall questions, the same questions are being asked. It is important that we make clear the following points:

  • Our overriding goal is to ensure good patient care and for our patients to feel confident that the physicians who care for…
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Added by Member Services on January 13, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Image Wisely™ Initiative to Optimize Radiation Dose Used in Adult Medical Imaging Reaches 2,000 Pledge Milestone





Washington, DC - January 13, 2011 — More than 2,000 medical imaging providers have already taken the Image Wisely™ pledge to optimize radiation dose used in performing medical imaging on adult patients.



"The tremendous early response to the Image Wisely campaign demonstrates the positive impact of collaborative efforts among radiological societies,” said… Continue

Added by Member Services on January 13, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Image Gently Course Qualifies as a PQI Project for the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program

(RESTON, VA) A new, free PQI program, Image Gently: Practice Quality Improvement (PQI) in Computed Tomography (CT) Scans in Children, authored by the Chair of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, Dr. Marilyn Goske, and co-authors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, with funding from the SPR Research and Education Foundation, has been qualified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) to fulfill Part IV, Assessment of Performance in Practice for Maintenance of Certification… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 30, 2009 at 4:03pm — No Comments

ARRS Figley Fellowship Applications now being accepted...

Call for Figley Fellowship Applications



The deadline for Figley Fellowship applications is October 16. ARRS offers one-month annual fellowships in radiology journalism designed to improve the quality of radiology journals by teaching the fundamentals of medical journalism, training manuscript reviewers and future editors, and providing core teachers of medical journalism in radiology departments around the country.



The fellowship curriculum includes the fundamentals of… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 24, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Helene Pavlov (Huffington Post) - Radiologist Editorial on Self Referral

(NEW YORK) - As Helene Pavlov, the chief of radiology at the Hospital of Special Surgery, self referral again strikes. As many radiologists are aware of, the DRA (Deficit Reduction Act) has been a major issue within the world of imaging. Recent data by Levin, et al as evaluated the relationship between the DRA and self-referral patterns. Data would suggest that as the implications of the DRA are fully realized, self-referral patterns have not abated but actually increased.



Dr. Pavlov… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 23, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Satre Stuelke, RadiologyArt.com Founder, a "Renaissance Radiologist" speaks to radRounds



(NEW YORK) -- radRounds Radiology Network is pleased to introduce you to Satre Stuelke, currently a senior medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College based in New York City. Not only is Satre a soon-to-be physician, specifically a radiologist, he is also an extremely talented artist. Satre Stuelke founded the Radiology Art project in which he aimed to "explore the hidden contents and structures of everyday things." He has shown his amazing… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 23, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tell Congress “Enough is Enough” – No More Cuts to Imaging!!!

A message from the ACR. Dear Radiologist, Please call your Senators’ offices in Washington, D.C. through the ACR’s Political Action Network at 1-800-327-5423, to tell them “NO MORE CUTS TO IMAGING.” Call the ACR’s Political Action Network 800# between 9:00am – 6:00pm EST in order for your call to be received by a staff person in their office. If the line is busy or rings more than 4 times, you will be automatically transferred to your other Senator’s… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 3, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Merge Healthcare Acquisition of Confirma Complete

Merge Healthcare Acquisition of Confirma Complete



New business unit set to increase global access to computer-aided detection (CAD) medical imaging technology



MILWAUKEE & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the completion of its acquisition of Confirma, Inc. today, Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ: MRGE) has enhanced its medical imaging capabilities to become a market leader in MRI computer-aided detection (CAD) applications. The combined business now has the… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 2, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Survey for Radiology Residents regarding Training for treatment/diagnosis of intussusception in children

Dear Radiology Resident,



This is a reminder to please complete the survey about your pediatric radiology experience, if you have not already done so. We hope that results of this survey can lead to improvements in training and teaching for radiology residents. This survey consists of only 12 questions and should take less than 5 minutes to complete. Your participation and answers will be anonymous. We would appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to respond to this… Continue

Added by Member Services on September 1, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Announcing 3rd Annual ARRS CLINICIAN EDUCATOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Announcing 3rd Annual ARRS CLINICIAN EDUCATOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

“An invaluable course for my professional development” stated one of the 25 graduates from the 2009 Clinician Educator Development Program (CEDP). Designed to help junior faculty develop a career as a clinician educator, this course will be offered again during the 2010 ARRS annual meeting on May 1, 2010 in San Diego. It is specifically tailored to the aspiring radiology educator… Continue

Added by Member Services on August 28, 2009 at 4:58pm — No Comments

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