Underfunding and a lack of resources have led to significant problems imaging severely injured patients in trauma centers across the UK's health system. The Royal College of Radiologists has called on the government to address the issues.

Employing a nonphysician to answer reading room phone calls can limit distractions and make life easier for on-call radiology residents.

There's a 50% chance a radiologist will be tangled up in a malpractice claim by the time they turn 60. Researchers looked at the past 10 years of breast-cancer related lawsuits to better understand the medicolegal environment.

Five radiology groups and departments were awarded trophies at RSNA 2019 in Chicago last week for combining creative thinking with coordinated teamwork to develop an original breakthrough in medical imaging.

The team used a checklist based on American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria to dramatically reduce unnecessary knee MRI exams.

Valerie P. Jackson, MD, president of RSNA, suggested that radiologists look within themselves, step out of the reading room and connect with others to move toward this “long desired goal."

Gadolinium-based contrast agents were found in multiple areas of the brain's cerebral cortex, central to cognition, regulating behavior and consciousness, according to research published in Radiology.

An investigation found there was no malicious intent involved and no punishment was handed down, the Wall Street Journal reported. 

The Medscape report surveyed more than 4,300 U.S. physicians across 29 specialities.

While the researchers did find a “modest decline” in 2016, the overall figures are still too high, they explained Nov. 20 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

The first round of the Champions of Imaging 3.0 competition goes through Feb. 28 of next year and focuses on clinical decision support and appropriate use criteria.

Medical schools are increasingly offering their residents the chance to participate in international experiences and collaborate on research with multiple institutions, particularly in resource-strapped countries.