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The 2019 PACSman Awards: All about AI
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - RSNA 2019 was all about artificial intelligence (AI) -- now if only we could make heads or tails of it, writes Michael J. Cannavo, aka the PACSman. He offers his take on this year's meeting and doles out his annual PACSman Awards.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Survey finds high levels of burnout
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The results of a recent survey of radiology practice leaders paint a disturbing picture of the pervasiveness of burnout in radiology, with 77% of survey respondents saying burnout was either a significant or very significant problem. Dr. Jay Parikh of MD Anderson Cancer Center discusses the survey in this video interview.  Discuss
Participation in CT lung screening reaches new heights
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Years of outreach and awareness campaigns appear to be paying off for CT lung cancer screening in a big way: The participation rate among eligible individuals in the U.S. has increased by as much as sevenfold in recent years, according to a presentation on Wednesday at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: The 4 pillars of enterprise imaging
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Is your healthcare system considering an enterprise imaging strategy? Luke Bideaux of Vega Imaging Informatics explains why you should consider basing it on what he calls the four pillars of enterprise imaging.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Impostor syndrome in radiology
December 5, 2019 -- CHICAGO - What is impostor syndrome, and how common is it in radiology? Dr. Geraldine McGinty, board chair of the American College of Radiology, discusses the phenomenon and what can be done to address it.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Get ready for changes to radiology billing in 2020
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - A host of changes in radiology billing and coding are coming in 2020 -- is your imaging facility prepared? Find out about some of the more important changes -- such as the arrival of clinical decision support -- in this video interview with Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: The PACSman takes on artificial intelligence
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Long known for his iconoclastic views on digital image management, the PACSman -- Michael J. Cannavo -- also has a few thoughts on the looming impact of artificial intelligence in radiology. Hear them firsthand in this video interview from RSNA 2019.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: Gender diversity in radiology
December 4, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Radiology has a reputation as a specialty that has a hard time attracting female medical doctors. But is that really a fair assessment? Dr. Amy Patel of the University of Missouri-Kansas City explains how she and others in the RADxx movement are working to change radiology's image.  Discuss
Video from RSNA 2019: What's happening with MRI safety
December 3, 2019 -- CHICAGO - A recent incident at an MRI scanner in Sweden indicates that there is still room for improvement when it comes to magnet safety. We talked to MRI safety expert Dr. Emanuel Kanal of the University of Pittsburgh about steps imaging centers can take to make sure both their patients and their personnel are safe.  Discuss
Imaging experts give insight on vaping-related lung injury
December 3, 2019 -- CHICAGO - The diagnosis of electronic cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury on imaging exams continues to evolve as reports of new cases emerge daily. A panel of experts on the subject shared their insights into the epidemic in a special interest session at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
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