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 - MDs unaware is P4P included in compensation
MDs unaware if P4P included in compensation
Oct 28, 2013 - One in six physicians in a national survey did not know whether pay-for-performance was incorporated into their compensation, according to a research letter published Oct. 14 by JAMA Internal Medicine.
 - iniate the call, phone, telephone
Invitation to noninvasive CRC screening nets highest participation rate
Oct 28, 2013 - Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates in underserved patient populations can be boosted by an organized mailed outreach effort supported by telephone follow-up, according to a study published Oct. 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
 - A new view: Algorithms diagnose glaucoma
A new view: Algorithms diagnose glaucoma
Oct 28, 2013 - Integrating patients’ personal data, medical retinal image, and genome information through AGLAIA-MIII architecture sets a holistic precedent for automatic objective glaucoma diagnosis and screening, according to a study published online March 28 in the Journal of the American...
 - alzheimer's disease
Vizamyl approved by FDA to aid dementia diagnosis
Oct 28, 2013 - The FDA today cleared a new PET amyloid imaging agent—F-18 flutemetamol (Vizamyl). The addition of Vizamyl provides more options for dementia experts evaluating amyloid in the brain to rule out Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative disease.
 - Little Boy
High-tech MRI and genomics highlight possible origins of autism
Oct 28, 2013 - The cognitive symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be due to changes in neuronal microstructures in the brain, according to a review in the October 2013 issue of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
 - liver
SPECT- and MR-primed microspheres track radioembolization
Oct 28, 2013 - Quantitative imaging with either SPECT or MR reveals the path of microspheres following liver radioembolization and could one day predict success of therapy, according to a study published Oct. 17 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.