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American College of Radiology
Twitter has become the most widely used social media network by those in the medical community. But imaging providers may not be properly using the platform, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
April 12, 2016 | Oncology Imaging
How do you take an assortment of individual medical professionals from various disciplines and turn them into a well-oiled lung cancer screening machine? Geoffrey Rubin, MD, details the challenges of building and managing a multidisciplinary team and the overall benefits of effective screening programs on the radiology profession.
April 11, 2016 | Cardiovascular
A coalition of leading medical societies, including the American College of Radiology, have issued recommendations to the Medicare Evidence Development Coverage Advisory Committee calling for continued research into treatment and clinical management of peripheral arterial disease.
March 09, 2016 | Practice Management
An alternative digital full-field mammography quality assurance program has been cleared for use nationwide, according to an announcement from the FDA. 
February 04, 2016 | Practice Management
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced today that H. Benjamin Harvey, MD, JD, of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and Courtney C. Moreno, MD, of Emory University in Atlanta, have been selected as the recipients of the ACR’s 2016 Bruce J. Hillman Fellowship in Scholarly Publishing.
January 28, 2016 | Practice Management
Healthcare facilities who participate in the Image Wisely program will now need to make an annual pledge to limit excessive imaging and curb unnecessary patient exposure to radiation.
January 07, 2016 | Practice Management
Leaders in every sphere of activity face pressures unseen by the people they lead, and radiologist leaders are not immune. 
December 15, 2015 | Practice Management
Working with patients in all sorts of settings for more than a quarter of a century has taught radiologist James Rawson, MD, how valuable the insights of healthcare consumers can be to healthcare providers. 
November 11, 2015 | Practice Management
A new bipartisan bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate that aims to improve the accountability and interoperability of EHRs and other health IT systems.
November 11, 2015 | Healthcare Economics & Policy
Value-based payments in radiology are here, and they are evolving fast. Nobody knows how they will morph, stretch, bend or otherwise play out in practice over the coming weeks, months and years. But there’s no more time to sit around waiting to find out before taking steps to adjust and prepare.
October 28, 2015 | Molecular Imaging
The Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) study is now accepting registrations from dementia specialists and PET imaging centers looking to participate in the research.
October 20, 2015 | Women's Imaging
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has issued new recommendations for screening mammography, urging women of average risk to get annual mammograms starting at age 45, rather than age 40.
September 22, 2015 | Practice Management
Inaccurate or delayed diagnosis can have serious consequences for patients, yet efforts to reduce such diagnostic errors have been limited, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
September 03, 2015 | Practice Management
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is asking radiology and radiation oncology practices to be on the lookout for potential errors in the ICD-9 to ICD-10 translation.
August 31, 2015 | Practice Management
Use of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria (ACR-AC) is low among radiology medical students, according to a recent study published by Academic Radiology.
Aug 13, 2015 | Practice Management
Among some of the most commonly ordered CT exams, the one that tends to deliver the largest radiation doses is chest abdomen pelvis with IV contrast. The one with the smallest radiation footprint is chest without IV contrast.
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