Out-of-pocket costs persist as barrier to breast imaging
March 27, 2023 -- Despite the removal of cost-sharing from initial breast cancer screening, out-of-pocket costs persist as a barrier for early breast cancer diagnosis, a study published March 27 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More
Ultrasound, AI method diagnoses breast lumps without experts
March 27, 2023 -- Combining volume sweep imaging for breast ultrasound with artificial intelligence (AI) could make way for rapid and automated diagnosis of breast lumps without a sonographer or a radiologist, suggest findings presented March 26 at UltraCon. Read More
Simple x-ray protocol reduces radiation in obese patients
March 27, 2023 -- Having obese patients use handheld cotton bands to move belly fat during pelvic x-ray exams can reduce their radiation exposure and improve image quality, according to a study published March 17 in Radiography. Read More
Educational intervention improves trauma CT workflow in the ED
March 27, 2023 -- Educational and imaging protocol interventions can improve CT trauma exam turnaround time in the emergency department (ED), according to a study published March 22 in the Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. Read More
How can AI deliver ROI, reimbursement, and patient satisfaction?
March 27, 2023 -- The return on investment (ROI) for artificial intelligence (AI) technology hasn't always been clear in healthcare. In a new column, Dr. Sonia Gupta of Change Healthcare shares how AI can provide both an ROI and improved patient care. Read More
Breast imaging-based risk model identifies high-risk women
March 24, 2023 -- Researchers are highlighting an imaging-based risk model that could identify women who may benefit from supplemental breast screening, according to a study published March 17 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Read More
AIUM to highlight ultrasound's future, industry at its annual meeting
March 24, 2023 -- Rebranding comes with excitement and a chance to take steps toward the future of industry. That's what the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) aims for in its annual meeting March 25 to 29 in Orlando. Read More
Survey finds moral distress is prevalent among radiologists
March 24, 2023 -- Nearly half of radiologists in a national survey indicated they had either left or had considering leaving their job due to moral distress, according to research published March 22 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
6 ways to foster a 'no blame' safety reporting culture in radiology
March 24, 2023 -- Mistakes happen in radiology -- just as in all professions. And while some safety incidents have significant consequences, others have no significance at all -- in fact, the majority of incidents are often dealt with locally and rather quickly. Read More
Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing in the Breast Imaging Setting: A Call to Action
March 23, 2023 -- Cancer risk assessment is a routine and important aspect of care across specialty practice settings, including primary care, women's health, surgery, oncology, or radiology/imaging. Hereditary (genetic) cancer risk assessment is a necessary component of the overall evaluation of cancer risk. Read More