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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.

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.

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.

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.

Leaders in every sphere of activity face pressures unseen by the people they lead, and radiologist leaders are not immune. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.