Practice Management

Kailee Viator, 28, was working as a radiology technician in Beaumont, Texas, when she eventually decided to trade imaging for her other passion—tattoos, according to a story published by the Beaumont Enterprise.

In patients with pathologic pelvic fractures, fluoroscopy and cone-beam CT needle-guided percutaneous screw fixation resulted in short rehabilitation times and reduced opioid use, reported authors of a recent study published in Radiology.

Adverse reactions to contrast media can be life-threating and require immediate action from radiologists, wrote authors of a recent American Journal of Roentgenology study. A simulation-based program improved radiologists’ knowledge and comfort levels dealing with such a situation.

Despite well-managed services and improved wait times, radiology services in Wales will struggle to meet the rising demand officials are already seeing in the U.K. nation, according to a BBC News story.

Many U.S. patients feel well-informed heading into imaging procedures, but nearly half still reported feeling anxious, according to a new worldwide survey.

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.