Practice Management

Providers share some of the blame, and should provide patients with written documentation of the offending contrast material, experts argued in Clinical Imaging.

Computed tomography and CTA for head and neck indications shot up by nearly 50% in patients 65 and older, according to patient-level claims data spanning 2007-2017.

More than 800,000 of the 40 million annual ED visits in the U.S. now involve spine injuries, and imaging use for these traumas has tripled in some populations.

Well-rounded rads remain fundamental to community settings and patient care despite the growing move toward subspecialization, two experts argued in JACR.

The American College of Radiology is among those dedicated to creating a more inclusive healthcare environment.

Focusing on workflow changes rather than staffing levels may be critical to curbing burnout and ensuring providers achieve better work-life balance.

Plus, Butterfly Network hires two C-suite executives and a former radiologic technologist assumes the role of COO.

Screening programs, radiology information systems and value-driven financial models are all key opportunities for the specialty.

The Texas-based rad tech was temporarily suspended from practicing and remains in jail on a $15,000 bond.

Trainees will need to harness the same energy used during the pandemic to take on the "next challenge to world health," two experts argued in Radiology.

Variation among physician and patient preferences requires an individualized approach to communicating findings, Weill Cornell Medicine experts wrote in JACR.

The 13-page white paper touches on everything from specific findings and reporting terms, to balancing a patients' risk and benefits.

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"Be the squeaky wheel. This issue was taken care of because physicians stood up,” Rad Partners' Richard Heller, MD, told RSNA attendees Monday. 

The platform runs on Azure, a cloud computing service operated by Microsoft, which recently announced plans to acquire Nuance for $20B. 

Radiology experts analyzed fetal MRIs from 33 women who contracted the virus while bearing a child, sharing their results Tuesday at RSNA. 

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