Two different AI-based methods can identify patients with implantable devices that could pose a safety risk during MRI scans, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Radiologists are performing a larger share of paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures in Medicare patients compared to nonradiologists, according to an analysis published Aug. 14 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death in the U.S., and patients can experience harm when they are seeking care at hospitals. Knowing how patients are being harmed is crucial for healthcare providers to improve quality of care and outcomes.
An August 19 science advisory from the AHA states that a 4-gram dose of prescription omega-3 fatty acid medication can greatly reduce people’s triglyceride levels, but patients likely won’t see the same results if they turn to popular—yet unproven—fish oil therapies.
An audio/visual reporting tool integrated into an emergency department’s musculoskeletal workflow can improve communication between radiologists and referring providers while making imaging findings easier to comprehend.
Customs and Border Protection will not administer flu vaccines to migrants held in border detention facilities, CBS News reported. The decision comes just weeks before the flu season in the U.S. is expected to hit.