Specific training needed to build radiology expertise March 8, 2014 -- VIENNA - What do expert radiologists know that less experienced radiologists don't? How to search through images and what to look for, Irish researchers reported during a presentation on Saturday at ECR 2014.
Video from ECR 2014: Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger on jobs in the Middle East March 8, 2014 -- VIENNA - Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger, from the Medical University of Graz in Austria, discusses the growing employment opportunities for Western radiologists in the Middle East at ECR 2014. He also shares his own experience of working and living with his family in the United Arab Emirates, and offers some advice for those considering working in the region.
New radiographers outperform older counterparts at breast positioning March 7, 2014 -- VIENNA - Older does not connote wiser, at least in the case of breast radiographers. In a surprising study from the Netherlands presented on Thursday at ECR 2014, researchers found that new radiographers performed better than experienced ones in terms of breast positioning.
Laurel Bridge upgrades PowerTools for DICOM March 7, 2014 -- Laurel Bridge Software has upgraded its PowerTools suite of standalone DICOM utilities for testing, debugging, and troubleshooting DICOM connected devices.
Ukrainian, Russian radiologists still friendly despite crisis March 6, 2014 -- VIENNA - The political situation in Ukraine has had no bearing on ECR 2014, according to both the ECR president and the president of the European Society of Radiology. This is particularly potent as this year's ECR focuses on Russia and has a Russian president.
Navidea posts Q4, 2013 results March 6, 2014 -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals has released its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013.
Physician groups urge repeal of SGR formula March 6, 2014 -- More than 600 organizations on March 5 joined the American Medical Association's call on Congress to pass legislation to permanently repeal Medicare's sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula.