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 - ShinyMRI
Imaging OEMs still moving plenty of product across all modalities
Apr 27, 2015 - Perception: The dose wars and the slice wars are so five years ago, and imaging equipment isn’t where the action is anymore, anyway. Everyone is extending life cycles until scanners are about driven into the ground. You want action in radiology? Look to big data, analytics,...
 - ED
Hospitals are always open, but who’s footing the bill?
Apr 27, 2015 - America’s hospitals are open for business around the clock, ready to treat victims of major accidents, disasters, epidemics and attacks. But this readiness—hospitals’ “standby role”—is not explicitly funded. 
 - CTControl
North of the border, hospital claims a ‘bench-to-bedside’ CT innovation
Apr 27, 2015 - Toronto General Hospital has outfitted a CT suite with twin scanners situated nearly side-by-side in an innovation that, according to the 471-bed institution, makes it the first facility in the world to use advanced imaging to speed the translation of medical research into clinical...
 - CreditCard
Accepting that credit card could cost you, rad practice
Apr 27, 2015 - The American Medical Association is warning medical practices to beware private payors bearing virtual credit cards. The “convenient” payment method is increasingly being used to conceal hefty—and avoidable—fees.
 - SaveBig
Radiology group takes a risk for thrifty patients
Apr 27, 2015 - Is flat-rate pricing the wave of the future for outpatient radiology? One large practice in the Midwest is going to find out.
 - Inventor2
Inventive technologist eases patient pain, workflow drain
Apr 27, 2015 - When the patient experience gets tough, the radiology technologist gets empathetic. 
 - EyeContact3
Breast cancer hits Black women hard in Nebraska, raising disparity issues
Apr 27, 2015 - A recent analysis of Nebraska’s cancer register has shown a troubling level of racial disparity in survivorship among breast-cancer patients.
 - HurtFootball
Gridiron boo-boos informing new imaging technique
Apr 27, 2015 - Football injuries to NFL players have given the game a black eye. But now some good is coming of the risk, and it has much to do with a promising use of CT imaging.
 - RadRead
NLP to aid point-of-care imaging informatics?
Apr 27, 2015 - “The patient refused an autopsy.” “Discharge status: alive but without permission.” “Patient has two teenage children but no other abnormalities.” Classic comedic lines from Monty Python’s Flying Circus? Nope. Real-world examples of muffed medical dictation that could have...
 - ColumbusCEO
Take a bow, interventional radiology
Apr 27, 2015 - From out of the blue, interventional radiology gets a moment in the sun. The April issue of Columbus CEO magazine, which covers the business scene in Central Ohio, presents a purely positive look at the profession in an upbeat feature article. 
 - Dave Pearson
Radiology on a patient-centric roll
Apr 27, 2015 - If necessity is the mother of invention, compassion must be something like the uncle of ingenuity. We’ve seen as much at points of care in U.S. medical imaging over the past few weeks. 
 - Breast Cancer
USPSTF disappoints on mammography guidance; ACR, SBI respond
Apr 27, 2015 - The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced its newest draft breast cancer screening recommendations Monday, once again sparking controversy by recommending biennial mammograms for women ages 50 to 74 and giving them a “B” grade.