Practice Management

Prominent medical societies have issued new clinical guidelines, Thursday, Oct. 11, recommending physicians use external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) to treat men with early-stage prostate cancer.

Radiology report quality was improved with a software solution that auto-filled ultrasound measurements, and helped radiologists better focus on their imaging interpretations, according to research published Oct. 7 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

The American College of Radiology’s Commission on Patient and Family-Centered Care (CPFCC) announced Oct. 10, the creation of a new Population Health Management (PHM) Committee.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors announced the selection of three individuals as 2019 Gold Medalists for their “extraordinary service to the ACR or radiology.” The College also approved two individuals to receive Honorary Fellowships for their “contributions to the science or practice of radiology.”

With no standard way to teach critical care ultrasound (CCUS) to physicians, researchers from the University of Southern California have found that social media may be the answer, the American College of Chest Physicians reported on Oct. 3.

The utilization of x-ray mammography systems to detect breast cancer is expected to rise in highly populated countries throughout the world in the years ahead, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.

While digital pathology holds great promise, it still faces great challenges, according to a new study published Oct. 1 from Signify Research.

Breast density reporting laws in the U.S. increase breast density awareness and ignite conversations between women and their physicians about additional screening, according to research published online Oct. 1 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Annual lung screenings of older-aged current and former smokers should be conducted more regularly, potentially saving up to 65,000 lives in the U.S. each year, according to findings from the NELSON study presented at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) World Conference on Lung Cancer in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

A group of medical practitioners in Malawi, a country in east Africa, used ultrasound to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in patients with HIV with the aid of a tele-ultrasonography platform that sent images to U.S-based radiologists, reported authors of a recent Journal of the American College of Radiology study.

Second-opinion imaging readings can directly affect the clinical management of patients with Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) disease, reported authors of a Sept. 24 study in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Some studies have found the average American adult reads at an eighth-grade level, wrote authors in a recent American Journal of Roentgenology study, but online healthcare education materials have been created without considering this.