Automated tube current selection cuts CT radiation dose
November 16, 2015 -- Automated tube current selection reduced dose significantly in CT scans acquired at dozens of centers worldwide, according to the results of a large international study published in Radiology.
Radiologist nabbed in Calif. workers' comp fraud sting
November 13, 2015 -- A radiologist was among a number of healthcare providers arrested by investigators in Southern California in connection with an alleged scam that defrauded the state workers' compensation system of $25 million in improper claims.
DBT cuts recall rate in women with no prior mammograms
November 13, 2015 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) cuts the number of recalls in a subset of women vulnerable to higher recall rates: those who have never had a prior mammogram, according to a new study in the November issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
MR arthrography helps labral-tear patients avoid surgery
November 12, 2015 -- A protocol using unenhanced MRI and MR arthrography can help determine which patients should receive surgery to repair labral tears, according to a study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Living Pain Free: Sonographer back pain, part 1
November 12, 2015 -- In this new series of articles, coach Mark Roozen and echocardiographer Doug Wuebben will look at the "seven sins" that cause back issues and show you what to do to reduce -- and in the majority of cases eliminate -- back pain for good.
fMRI may explain why some comatose patients reawaken
November 12, 2015 -- By using functional MRI (fMRI) to view regions of the brain that play a role in regulating consciousness, French researchers may have discovered a way to predict which patients could emerge from a coma.
Yelp reveals what patients value about imaging services
November 11, 2015 -- The online consumer ratings website isn't just for restaurant reviews: Patients are using it to grade their imaging center experiences, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
CMS pushes back deadline for imaging decision support
November 11, 2015 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has postponed its January 1, 2017, deadline for physicians to start ordering advanced imaging studies with clinical decision-support software that is based on appropriate use criteria.
ABNM, ABR scrap plan to revamp nuclear medicine training
November 10, 2015 -- A plan to improve job prospects for nuclear medicine trainees by merging their training path with that of diagnostic radiologists has been scrapped by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) and the American Board of Radiology (ABR).
Simulator training helps nonrads read chest x-rays
November 10, 2015 -- Nonradiologists can be taught to better detect nodules on chest radiographs using a training program that simulates a real-world radiology environment, rather than through more traditional didactic methods, according to a new study in the November Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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