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 - Press Conference
Patient-directed image sharing: Here to stay by popular demand
Dec 08, 2014 - RSNA, CHICAGO—A patient-controlled system of sharing diagnostic images over the Internet rather than by CDs is doable for providers and desirable to patients—including older folks.
 - Prescott Alzheimer's Study
Alzheimer’s stealthy modus operandi coming into clearer focus
Dec 08, 2014 - RSNA, CHICAGO—Alzheimer’s disease has long been thought to wreak its havoc on once-clear minds by stashing amyloid plaque on the brain’s gray matter, the part most densely populated by nerve cells. New research using a specialized MRI method shows that the brain’s white matter—which...
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The Near Future Comes into Clear(er) Focus
Sponsored by: vRad
Dec 08, 2014 - As 2014 winds to a close, three of radiology's brightest thought leaders offer predictions on the year ahead. There is big power in big data. Moving forward into 2015 and beyond, how do radiology practices aggregate data in a way that creates what the world of Silicon Valley has...
 - Shannon Werb, Chief Information Officer, vRad
Radiology Analytics – The Data Driven Passion of a Healthcare CIO
Sponsored by: vRad
Dec 08, 2014 - When vRad rolled out its latest “Look in the Mirror” Radiology Patient Care (RPCSM) Indices and Global Practice Information (GPISM) reports this past fall—the latest free-to-subscribers offerings in the company’s mushrooming analytics portfolio—CIO Shannon Werb paused to think back...
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Structured Reports, Seamless Deliveries
Sponsored by: vRad
Dec 08, 2014 - Even when a technologist acquires an ideal image and a radiologist performs a thorough, accurate interpretation, imaging excellence can be negated if the results are not clearly and effectively communicated to referring doctors.
 - Ben Strong, MD
vRad Structured Reporting: Keeping Eyes on Images
Sponsored by: vRad
Dec 08, 2014 - When it comes to dictating radiology reports to produce consistently presented diagnostic evaluations, Benjamin W. Strong, MD (ABR, ABIM), is bullish on two tools: (1) customized speech-to-text software, and (2) flexible diagnostic checklists. In fact, to vRad’s chief medical officer...
 - Thomas Malone
PET/CT imaging may improve differentiation between PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury
Dec 08, 2014 - Hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the pituitary region of the brain is a promising tool for differentiating military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from those with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), according to...
 - Theodore S Lawrence
RSNA honors Theodore S. Lawrence, MD, PhD with Outstanding Researcher Award
Dec 08, 2014 - In the opening session of the 100th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), current president, N. Reed Dunnick, MD presented Theodore S. Lawrence, MD. PhD., with the Outstanding Researcher Award, recognizing his significant contributions and long-term...