ACR, N.Y. health department to distribute free mammo education tool
The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the N.Y. State Department of Health have partnered to distribute 1,500 copies of the college's Mammography Case Review (MCR4) educational CD-ROM free of charge to physicians in approximately 600 ACR-accredited mammography facilities throughout New York.

MCR4, a self-evaluation educational tool, enables physicians to test and improve their skills regarding the detection of cancers and other abnormalities via mammography by allowing them to evaluate multiple cases in a controlled electronic setting, supplementing real-world experience with case types that they may not have previously experienced, according to the ACR.

The ACR said that CD-based MCR4 provides instant feedback to the user, identifying abnormalities they may have missed and preparing them to better detect such indications in the future.