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CT breast density reading may improve risk assessment
Oct 25, 2013 - Analyzing breast density at CT of the chest could offer additional information on a patient’s risk assessment for breast cancer, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in Radiology.
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Ferromagnetic detection system ensures patient safety before MRI
Oct 25, 2013 - A ferromagnetic detection system could further patient safety prior to MRI, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of American Roentology.  
ACR white paper encouraging appropriate imaging of incidental findings
Oct 25, 2013 - A large number of radiologists who read the American College of Radiology (ACR) Incidental Findings Committee white paper utilize it in clinical practice, apply its recommendations, and advise imaging for incidental findings (IFs) less often than those who did not read it, according...
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Radiologists seek compensation for ‘irrational’ law
Oct 25, 2013 - A radiology partnership is claiming in federal court that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, slated to begin enforcing penalties for Meaningful Use noncompliance in 2015, is “irrational” and should be declared unconstitutional, according to Courthouse News Service.
Nation’s top hospitals named by National Research Corporation
Oct 25, 2013 - The 2013/2014 Consumer Choice Award winners for the top hospitals in the U.S. have been identified by the National Research Corporation.
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Hot Topic! Has PACS Ignited an Epidemic of Burnout?
Oct 25, 2013 - Nearly half of U.S. physicians responding to a survey about burnout reported at least one symptom of burnout, researchers reported in a study published online August 20, 2012, in Archives of Internal Medicine. The researchers reported that radiologists face a slightly higher...