MSK radiology referrals vary by provider specialty
March 2, 2018 -- Referral patterns to radiologists for musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging exams vary widely by provider specialty, which suggests there may be ways radiologists can guide education and outreach to their referring physician peers, according to a study published online February 28 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
Should radiologists give imaging results to patients?
March 1, 2018 -- VIENNA - Should radiologists provide imaging results directly to patients? It may be a good idea, as patients who receive their results from radiologists are more likely to want to return to that radiology group for future imaging studies, according to research presented on Wednesday at ECR 2018.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2018: Bernd Hamm on Brexit, AI, and the big chill
February 28, 2018 -- VIENNA - Brexit will have no impact on the relationship between the European Society of Radiology and the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists, said ECR 2018 President Dr. Bernd Hamm in an exclusive interview. He shares his thoughts on the first day of the congress, including the impact of artificial intelligence (AI), attendance so far, how the organizers are beating the cold weather, and why he's serving as ECR president for the second time.  Discuss
JACR: Medicare imaging payments have declined
February 26, 2018 -- The proportion of Medicare payments due to noninvasive diagnostic imaging has followed a downward trend since 2006, which suggests that it's time to take imaging off the list of services that need cost containment, according to a study published online February 23 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss