Experts focus on expanding global radiation medicine capabilities
September 28, 2022 -- Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is key to bridging the massive global gap in cancer care, according to experts gathered this week during the International Atomic Energy Agency's 2022 Scientific Forum in Vienna. Read More
SPECT tracers go head-to-head in prostate cancer patients
September 28, 2022 -- More metastatic bone tumors can be diagnosed in patients with prostate cancer using SPECT/CT with an experimental radiotracer over standard methods, according to a study by Chinese researchers published September 26 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Education group celebrates World Dense Breast Day
September 28, 2022 -- The inaugural World Dense Breast Day aims to increase awareness about breast density as a risk factor in developing breast cancer. Read More
High social vulnerability means less breast cancer screening
September 27, 2022 -- U.S. counties with higher social vulnerability had lower rates of compliance with breast cancer screening guidelines recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), as well as other cancers, a study published September 27 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More
Radiology residents appreciate real-world exposure to AI
September 27, 2022 -- Radiology residents appreciate the opportunity to gain real-world experience with artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the clinical workflow, according to research published September 26 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
What's next for AI regulations in medical imaging?
September 27, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to consider its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI) software. AJ Watson of Intelerad Medical Systems makes the case for flexible and adaptable regulation of the technology. Read More
World ultrasound market to remain flat in 2022 after 2021 recovery
September 27, 2022 -- In 2021, the global ultrasound market recovered strongly from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with double-digit growth pushing market revenues above 2019 levels. Mustafa Hassan of Signify Research offers a region-by-region analysis of growth prospects. Read More
Radiology admins worry about staff costs in new MICI numbers
September 26, 2022 -- Radiology administrators are struggling to cope with rising staff costs and personnel shortages as they also try to manage a variety of financial pressures, according to the latest numbers from the Medical Imaging Confidence Index (MICI). Read More
Advances in osteoporosis screening: Finding more patients at risk
September 26, 2022 -- New technologies are dramatically changing our ability to screen for osteoporosis and detect changes in bone health at an earlier stage -- enabling the earlier delivery of treatments. Learn more about them in this webinar. Read More
What will the MIPS Value Pathways option mean for radiology?
September 26, 2022 -- Beginning in 2023, physicians will have the option to report under the Medicare Quality Payment Program using Medicare Incentive-based Payment System (MIPS) Value Pathways in lieu of the traditional reporting methods. Erin Stephens of Healthcare Administrative Partners breaks down what this means to radiology. Read More