Practice Management

A group of 11 societies issued a practice advisory recently to help physicians better select contrast agents and manage adverse events.

Growing imaging workloads and clear patient benefits should encourage rads to see this as an opportunity rather than a turf threat, two experts argued in a new editorial.

Imaging experts touch on everything from new employment contracts to mentally preparing to be under the magnifying glass.

Researchers warned this issue very likely extends beyond the national Black Lung Program.

Also, ACR lung expert hired as chief of thoracic surgery and ASRT fills out its board of directors.

The caution comes just one week after a pair of imaging experts said it's time the field reconsiders radiologists' role in overseeing adverse contrast reactions.

The University of Texas Medical Branch and College of Health Care Professions kicked off the program in January and both sides see a bright future ahead.

Physicians face a similar risk of injury on their drive to imaging centers as patients receiving contrast for exams, two experts argued in JACR.

Also, celebrated Philadelphia neuroradiologist passes and longtime Varian CEO is stepping down ahead of the company's acquisition.

American College of Radiology President Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, is among those calling on the specialty to take action.

Other traditionally male-dominated specialties have increased gender parity, but there's been little progress among imaging providers, experts said in a new analysis.

Raymond V. Damadian, MD, first discovered MR imaging in 1970, launching Fonar Corporation—the world's first MRI company—eight years later.

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