Practice Management

In an increasingly technology-driven world, more hospitals are introducing patient portal systems. But when it comes to delivering imaging results to patients, instant access isn’t always best, wrote authors of a new study published in Radiology.

Anthony Galinato, MD, of Johns Hopkins Medical Institution in Baltimore, and colleagues analyzed why some radiology exams are never viewed, in a study published Nov. 3 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Radiology groups across the globe will celebrate the achievements of the profession and lives saved by medical imaging Thursday, Nov. 8, during the 2018 International Day of Radiology.

A new class at Penn State College of Medicine in Pennsylvania is helping students identify and prevent systemic causes of misdiagnoses, according to a university news release published Oct. 31.

A hospital IT worker’s Reddit post recently grabbed the attention of the medical imaging community when he discovered a newly installed MRI machine appeared to disable every Apple device in the hospital, according to a report published Oct. 30 by Motherboard.com.

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE initiative have teamed up to create a new website and online toolkit designed to help healthcare institutions implement and operate lung cancer screening programs.

Nicole Dhanraj, PhD, chief of radiology at the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority in Tamuning, Guam recently discussed what moral injury is in radiology and how leadership and department employees can help this underrated issue, in an online session for the AHRA 2018 Virtual Fall Conference.

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and congressional candidate Brendan Kelly joined dozens of veterans in Marion, Illinois, on Tuesday for a roundtable to discuss ongoing concerns raised by radiologists at the Marion VA Medical Center, ABC 3 reported.

The American College of Radiology Data Science Institute (ACR DSI) recently released a series of standardized artificial intelligence (AI) use cases to help advance imaging in AI. Down the road, they could help create an “AI ecosystem” for radiology, wrote Bibb Allen, MD, chief medical officer of the ACR DSI, in a recent Journal of the American College of Radiology editorial.

“To promote judicious use of imaging tests, initiatives to better understand patients’ experiences of these tests are vital,” wrote Monica L. Zigman Suchsland, in a new study published online Oct. 25 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

A majority of patients wish to be notified about breast arterial calcifications (BACs) found on mammography, according to recent research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Is neuroimaging being overused on seizure-related visits to the emergency department (ED)? Authors of a study published in Epilepsia believe so.