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May 1, 2015 --


Current Featured Articles:

  • USPSTF rejects expanded breast screening guidelines
    In a move that is already drawing fire from breast screening proponents, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) declined to expand its recommendation on which women should receive regular mammography screening, instead issuing a draft of new breast screening guidelines that largely hew to its more conservative guidance from 2009.

  • Senate passes bill repealing Medicare's SGR formula
    The U.S. Senate on April 14 passed legislation that permanently repeals Medicare's sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in a final vote of 92 to 8, just hours before a 21% cut in physician payments under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule would have been implemented.

  • NY radiologist arrested on prescription drug charges
    A radiologist in western New York state has been arrested on charges that he allegedly distributed prescription drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone to several acquaintances between 2010 and 2014. Dr. Albert R. Cowie of Diagnostic Imaging Assoc. in Amherst faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

  • ARRS: 6 reasons to be optimistic about radiology
    Radiologists love to complain about the challenges they face, including declining reimbursements, a tight job market, and increased workload. But there are at least six good reasons to be optimistic about the specialty, according to a presentation at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting in Toronto.

  • A radiologist confronts her own breast cancer
    University of Pittsburgh radiologist Dr. Wendie Berg, PhD, was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2014, after discovering that she has dense breast tissue and undergoing a breast MRI. In this article, Dr. Berg describes her personal experience and announces the launch of a new website, DenseBreast-info.org.


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