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Enlarged Lymph Nodes on Screening Mammograms Predict Cardiometabolic Disease, Cardiovascular Risk

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:10 May 10, 2024 — According to the Summa Cum Laude Award-Winning Online Poster presented during the 124th ARRS Annual Meeting , fat-enlarged axillary nodes on screening mammograms can predict high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, Type 2 diabetes (T2DM), and hypertension (HTN). “Incorporating fat-enlarged nodes into CVD risk models has the potential to improve CVD risk stratification without additional cost or additional testing,” said Jessica Rubino , MD, from D

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ARRS: MWA safe, effective method to treat bone metastases

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Ultrasound-guided microwave ablation (MWA) is a safe, effective method for treating bone metastases, according to research presented May 9 at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting. In his talk, Zirui Zhang from the Sichuan Clinical Research Center for Cancer in China reported a perfect technical success rate with little to no complications in patients with this technique.

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How a ND Clinic Boosted X-ray Volume and Patient Experience with SHARP FM X-ray

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Essentia Health’s main campus in Fargo, North Dakota, is centrally located among a series of small towns whose local care options typically include acute care and emergency departments. Casselton is one such town, located about 20 miles away. The Essentia Health-Casselton Clinic prides itself on its small town roots, with providers getting to know each and every patient on a first name basis.

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Affordable Care Act Expansions Improved Access to Cancer Care, Study Suggests

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:05 May 10, 2024 — Insurance expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were linked with an increase in patients receiving care at accredited cancer hospitals in Pennsylvania, according to a study published in Health Services Research by University of Pittsburgh researchers. “There’s evidence that when people get treatment for cancer at accredited facilities specializing in cancer care, they tend to have better outcomes,” said senior author Lindsay Sabik, Ph.

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Maximize Your Radiology Center’s Performance With Specialized Scheduling

Patient-centric scheduling can only be achieved through optimized radiology workflows, effective communications between staff and physicians, and, of course, through specialized schedulers. In this guide, we’ll take you through a step-by-step process to transform your radiology center into a high-performance hub of medical imaging.

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Current Insights and Emerging Roles for Contrast-Enhanced Mammography

Diagnostic Imaging

In a recent lecture at the 2024 ARRS Annual Meeting, Jordana Phillips, MD, discussed the role of contrast-enhanced mammography in staging breast cancer, evaluating response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and recalls from screening.

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Lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill granting due process rights to contracted radiologists

Radiology Business

Currently, such rights—to a fair process before termination, restriction or reduction of professional activities—are not offered to all physicians.

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Cloud-based platforms could expand teleradiology access to tens of thousands of patients in need

Health Imaging

Dedicated teleradiology services could expand quality healthcare in regions where access and staffing shortages hinder patient care the most.

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Collaborative bolsters prostate MRI quality, with 1 site realizing $559,000 in reimbursement gains

Radiology Business

Some of the most commonly deployed interventions included protocol adjustments, standardized patient prep instructions and personnel training.

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Mariana Oncology to be Acquired by Novartis to Advance Precision Radiopharmaceuticals to Treat Cancer

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Fri, 05/10/2024 - 08:08 May 10, 2024 — Mariana Oncology , a fully integrated biotechnology company pioneering a new era of radiopharmaceutical innovation to treat people with cancer , today announced it will be acquired by Novartis for $1 billion upfront and up to $750 million in potential milestone payments. The acquisition brings together Mariana Oncology’s innovative radiopharmaceutical pipeline and platform with the proven clinical development and commercialization expertise of Nova

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Same-day discharge after interventional radiology procedure saves money without impacting outcomes

Radiology Business

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with bed space at a premium, UAB Medicine started sending patients home after percutaneous cryoablation of renal tumors.

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New low-field MRI small enough to plug into a standard wall outlet saves money without sacrificing safety

Health Imaging

And with the help of deep learning techniques, it provides diagnostic quality imaging.

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Radiologists should oppose the FTC’s noncompete ban, healthcare legal expert contends

Radiology Business

Attorney Tom Greeson criticized the American College of Emergency Physicians for supporting the ban, believing it “weakens their membership,” and urged ACR and the RBMA to do the opposite.

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How Will Healthcare Be Impacted by AI and New Roles Created

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In today’s world, it is rare to find an industry that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has yet to impact. Healthcare is unquestionably one such example. According to surveys , doctors, nurses, and other healthcare officials believe that AI has the potential to contribute to patient care positively. As such, AI can lead to better health outcomes and more lives saved.

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Low-Cost Whole-Body MRI Device Combined with AI Generates High-Quality Results

MedImaging MRI

A new study has shown that machine learning can enable low-power MRI systems that are both cheaper and safe, without compromising on diagnostic accuracy.

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Characteristics of the magnetic resonance imaging findings of cervical gastric-type adenocarcinoma

ScienceDirect

Publication date: Available online 10 May 2024 Source: Clinical Radiology Author(s): Nao Kikkawa, Haruto Sugawara, Hiroshi Yoshida, Mayumi Kobayashi-Kato, Yasuhito Tanase, Masaya Uno, Mitsuya Ishikawa, Tomoyasu Kato, Masahiko Kusumoto

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A teleradiology network for the improvement of healthcare and patient management in the developing countries of the African continent. Clinical Imaging

Teleradiology Solutions

A teleradiology network for the improvement of healthcare and patient management in the developing countries of the African continent. Clinical Imaging, May 2024. AuthorsArjun Kalyanpur, Neetika Mathur, Rudisill K The post A teleradiology network for the improvement of healthcare and patient management in the developing countries of the African continent.

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Maximal Diameters and Mean CT Value of Synchronous Multiple Pure Ground-glass Opacities in Lung Adenocarcinoma Are Smaller

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Publication date: Available online 10 May 2024 Source: Clinical Radiology Author(s): Longfei Wang, Lei Zhao, Weijun Zhao, Miao Shi, Xinjian Li, Zhigang Liang

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White House highlights actions taken by RadNet, Siemens Healthineers as signs of Biden Cancer Moonshot progress

Radiology Business

“These accomplishments deliver significant progress toward addressing President Biden’s goal to end cancer as we know it.

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