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More Than 1,000 Imaging Providers Pledge to “Image Gently”

More Than 1,000 Imaging Providers Pledge to “Image Gently”



Since the Jan. 22 launch of the “Image Gently” campaign (www.imagegently.org), more than 1,000 imaging providers, representing more than 800 facilities nationwide, have taken the Image Gently pledge to reduce the radiation dose estimate used in the performance of computed tomography (CT) scans on children.





The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging launched… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 25, 2008 at 1:40pm — 1 Comment

radRounds is now over 520 members!

radRounds is now over 520 members!

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 22, 2008 at 11:00pm — 8 Comments

ACR Meeting Update: RADPAC on track for record contributions and great success

On Tuesday, May 20th, the ACR (American College of Radiology) held its RADPAC Gala. The RADPAC efforts are on track for record participation under the leadership of the esteemed Dr. James Thrall of Massachusetts General Hospital. The night was filled with active participation of over 750 radiologists and radiation oncologists from throughout the country. This dinner marks the eve of the ACR's Capital Hill Day on May 21st. The night featured Congressman, House of Representative of New Jersey,… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 21, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

ACR and ARRS Merger?



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American College of Radiology and American Roentgen Ray Society have announced that there is intensive discussion regarding a merger of the two very large and successful radiology societies. An FAQ was release by the ACR at their annual meeting which basically states the following: FAQs Why is the college considering this? - There are 55 separate radiology organizations, and that this dissipates resources in terms of both human and monetary resources;… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 21, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

A brief note about posting cases...

We will start listing our top 5 radRounds case contributors! Please see our front page.

As far as other caveats and preferences, we here love one image cases--but that is not to say, upload multiple images showing cool stuff. We love those too!



But no worries if you only have one image--please do share and if you need help with anything (for educational purposes), please upload for the community to discuss.



Also, please make sure you have the right to distribute the…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 15, 2008 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Radiologist salary falls per Auntminnie!

Check out the latest research by Auntminnie.com. By report, radiologist salaries fell in 2008 when compared to 2007. To go to their radiology salary report click on the link here:

http://www.auntminnie.com/index.asp?Sec=sup&Sub=imc&Pag=dis&ItemId=81063&wf=2511&d=1

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 13, 2008 at 5:40pm — 1 Comment

Wow - OsiriX will host a training course at Apple Headquarters! Check out this unique opportunity.

OsiriX Training Course - 12/13 Sept 2008 - Cupertino, USA

The first hands-on OsiriX Training Course is organized to be held at Apple headquarters in Cupertino. The two-day course will be given by the

OsiriX development team from Geneva with a special attention to

providing appropriate training for physicians and radiologists who want

to use the software for their clinical practice. Given…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 13, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

For all your "poor MDs": Great site for radiologists and residents for financial advice!

We just came across a great site that provides highly useful information for residents, medical students, and even beyond--for the education of those in healthcare in the matters of money.



The site is called "PoorMD" by James, a radiology resident! Smart in multiple respects, not only in clinical skills. Visit his site--it provides alot of great tips and insights.



Poor MD: Money $marts for M.D.'s (aka "Money Dummies")



"If you aced your SAT's, smoked the… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 12, 2008 at 1:55am — No Comments

Info from the FDA: Questions and Answers on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents

Questions and Answers on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents (as published from the FDA)



1. What information is new since the Questions and Answers from December 2006?

Since December 2006, FDA has continued to investigate reports of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in patients who received gadolinium-based

contrast agents (GBCAs) to help define risk factors for NSF.

In addition, the FDA has…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 4, 2008 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Osirix White Paper written by Apple!

Check this out. This is the latest from Apple. They actually wrote a white paper on Osirix!

http://images.apple.com/science/pdf/ImagingWorkflow_White_Paper20080423.pdf

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 24, 2008 at 2:37am — No Comments

Another AFIP Session Starts on 4/21! We'd like to welcome all residents from AFIP!

AFIP-one of the best six four weeks of residency. Welcome all residents! And we hope you enjoy your four weeks @ the AFIP. If any resident needs any advice on the course or anything related to Washington DC (housing, restaurants, parking, etc), please forward your questions to the radRounds team, email (admin@radrounds.com), or to the community, don't hestitate to do so!

Best Regards,
radRounds Team

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 21, 2008 at 12:41am — No Comments

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW PART II: ECR'S PROFESSOR REISER'S PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS AND VIEWS ON RADIATION DOSE

(radRounds, April 15, 2008 - Vienna, Austria) The European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, was held March 7-11, 2008

in Vienna, Austria. Over 17,000 participants from over 90+ countries,

ECR has grown into the second largest medical meeting, not to mention

only radiology, in Europe and the second largest radiology meeting

globally.



This article is… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 16, 2008 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Another exciting partnership with up and coming interventional device review site!

We'd like to announce another exciting partnership between the new site, Which Interventional Device (http://www.whichinterventionaldevice.com). Through this partnership, radRounds members will now be able to preview some of the great reviews that they feature. For full review and images, visit their sites via links. In addition, if you would like to review devices, please let us know or let Dr. Haslam, who is the president of the site know!





Sincerely,

your dedicated… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 6, 2008 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Highlights from the European Congress of Radiology 2008: Exclusive Interview between radRounds and Dr. Maximilian Reiser!

(radRounds, April 5, 2008 - Vienna, Austria) The European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, was held March 7-11, 2008 in Vienna, Austria. Over 17,000 participants from over 90+ countries, ECR has grown into the second largest medical meeting, not to mention only radiology, in Europe and the second largest radiology meeting…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 4, 2008 at 12:22pm — No Comments

New Partnership: Skyscape offers radRounds Members 25% off all Radiology Titles!

radRounds has partnered with Skyscape to offer all of us a special discount of 25% off all their radiology titles for handhelds.

Specific Titles include:

Radiology Review Manual

Reeder & Felson's Gamuts in Radiology

Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures




The link to order is below. Skyscape technology enables users to seamlessly cross-reference from one title to another.…

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 4, 2008 at 10:19am — No Comments

New clinical tool and rR Feature: ARRS Goldminer on radRounds!

With the help and official support of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), we have officially posted a direct link on our front page so that anyone who visits radRounds can search for high quality peer-reviewed images on the ARRS Goldminer Search Engine. Look to the right and check it out for yourself. Let us know if you have any questions!





Thanks to Dr. Charles Kahn (Informatics Luminary and Leader, Professor of Radiology at Medical College of Wisconsin,… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 2, 2008 at 2:02pm — No Comments

radRounds is rapidly growing, nearly surpassing the 300 member mark!

Wow, almost 300 members in only three months. We'd like to thank everyone for all their wonderful cases so far and their support, whether you have invited fellow colleagues, submitted a case, or simply dropped by! We have received so many kind words and compliments :) That really keeps the team excited here so we really appreciate it. In addition, your many suggestions have helped us improve the site; keep them coming.



For example, we have made the following improvements and… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on March 15, 2008 at 3:40pm — No Comments

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