Can benign breast findings be delayed for callback during pandemic?
March 23, 2023 -- Delayed callbacks may be a reasonable option for likely benign breast findings on mammography when immediate callback is not an option -- such as during a pandemic, a study published March 21 in Clinical Imaging suggests. Read More
Government, nonprofit hospitals aren't cheaper for brain MRI
March 22, 2023 -- Nonprofit and government hospitals aren't necessarily cheaper when it comes to advanced imaging exams such as brain MRI -- in fact, for-profit facilities may offer the best price, according to a research letter published March 21 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Most patients prefer reading imaging results through portal
March 21, 2023 -- Most patients prefer reading their imaging results through a patient portal even if it means viewing them prior to talking with healthcare professionals, according to findings published March 20 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Radiology fills all available positions on resident Match Day 2023
March 17, 2023 -- All available diagnostic and interventional radiology residency positions filled on March 17, Match Day 2023, according to the National Resident Matching Program. Read More
Physician assistant students prefer hands-on POCUS training
March 17, 2023 -- Physician assistant students prefer hands-on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) education as opposed to self-directed training, a study published March 15 in WFUMB Ultrasound Open has found. Read More
How can radiology practice managers overcome today's challenges?
March 17, 2023 -- Burnout remains a persistent challenge for radiology practices. In a new column, Andrea Wolf of Uppermost Strategies offers some suggestions for how to address burnout among radiologists. Read More
Transgender curriculum improves awareness among radiologists
March 16, 2023 -- A radiology-oriented transgender curriculum showed success in increasing radiologists' awareness about transgender patients, according to a study published March 11 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Patient access to medical imaging varies by zip code
March 14, 2023 -- Patients in the U.S. living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas -- as defined by zip codes -- face barriers preventing them from timely access to imaging services, according to a study published March 14 in Radiology. Read More
Almost half of private practice rads experience burnout
March 10, 2023 -- Nearly half of radiologists in private practices experience burnout, with just one in four reporting professional fulfillment, according to findings published March 9 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
FDA amends requirements for facilities to report breast density info
March 9, 2023 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its mammography regulations to require reporting of breast density information by facilities, according to a March 9 statement by the administration. Read More