Week in review: Radiologist faces $6M suit | ISMRM 2023 | SalaryScan

Dear AuntMinnie Member,

Our most popular story this week detailed a complaint by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania alleging that an interventional radiologist bilked at least $6.5 million in federal reimbursement funds for more than 500 medically unnecessary peripheral artery procedures over a four-year period. Get the full details in our report.

In other top news, PET scans have showed a link between COVID-19 and depression. While you're visiting our Molecular Imaging Community, you can also learn how PET/CT was superior to scintigraphy for detecting metastatic bone cancer.

Meanwhile, in our Women's Imaging Community, you can learn about how breast and lung cancer incidence will likely rise due to screening delays from the COVID-19 pandemic and how an AI model can help to improve reader performance on breast ultrasound.

ISMRM 2023

The global MRI community is descending on Toronto for the 2023 annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the International Society for MR Radiographers and Technologists (ISMRT). A full team of AuntMinnie.com editors will also be on hand, producing articles and videos all week.

Our coverage started on June 2 and will continue until the end of the conference on June 8, so be sure to stop by our ISMRM 2023 RADCast each day to keep up on all of the latest news from the scientific program and exhibition.

SalaryScan

We're also excited to officially launch SalaryScan, our annual initiative that provides our members with the latest data on compensation and benefits in radiology.

Our data gathering phase will last through the end of July, but please take a few minutes now to fill out the survey. Your responses will be kept totally anonymous and will help to produce the most accurate results.

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