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Good Radiologists Are Like Car Salespeople- Make Them An Offer They Can’t Refuse!

RadsResident

As I was on the phone with a colleague trying to convince the referrer of why I think a patient has Paget’s disease instead of metastases, I described the cortical thickening of the iliopectineal line and the lack of activity on the bone scan at the site and elsewhere throughout the body. And I mentioned the MRI was nonspecific, with some expansion of the ilium that went along with the case.

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AVN collapse prediction by Modified Kerboul method

Dr Balaji Anvekar FRCR

MRI study of hip joints shows: Avascular necrosis involving bilateral capital femoral epiphysis. Modified Kerboul method is used for prediction of collapse in femoral head osteonecrosis by volumetric analysis on MRI. HOW IS IT CALCULATED ? The arc of the femoral surface involved by necrosis measured by angles on midcoronal (A) and midsagittal image (B) and then modified Kerboul angle (A+B) calculated by the sum of the two angles for both the joints.

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Researchers Assess ML Algorithm for Undiagnosed Dementia Detection

Health IT Analytics

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Image-Guided Percutaneous Needle Biopsy for Benign and Malignant Bone Tumors: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

JVIR

To compare the diagnostic yield and accuracy of both image-guided core-needle biopsy (CNB) and fine-needle biopsy and evaluate the benefit of performing fine-needle biopsy in addition to CNB in patients with suspected benign and malignant bone tumors.

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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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REBEL Cast Ep111: The PREPARE II Trial – Fluid Bolus Prior to Intubation?

REBEL EM

Background: Some of the feared complications of endotracheal intubation include hypotension, cardiac arrest, and death (cardiovascular collapse). These complications can result from numerous causes including medication-induced vasodilation and decreased venous return to the heart due to increased intrathoracic pressure from positive pressure ventilation.

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The Future of Radiology with 5G

Vesta Teleradiology

If you’ve been to the doctor’s office, hospital , or any healthcare building recently, you might have noticed an upgrade in technology. Instead of a sign-in sheet, you may have been handed a fingerprint scanner. In lieu of a paper and pen, a nurse may have an iPad or desktop computer to take your medical history. For years, medical offices around the country have already had an online scheduling and note-taking system, so it may not come as a surprise that innovations have reached their way to m

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Open MRI in Jackson Mississippi

Capitol Imaging Services

Capitol Imaging Services proudly houses the only true open MRI in Jackson, Mississippi. But what makes a true open MRI…open? In today’s post, we’ll discuss the benefits of open MRI versus those of a traditional MRI– as well as why patients prefer open MRI by Capitol Imaging Services. Independent imaging centers, like Capitol Imaging Services (CIS), on average feature lower-priced procedures that use the same high quality technology that yield the same, if not better results as a hospital radiolo

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Recap: Top Imaging News and Insights of 2022

Cassling's MRI

In 2022, a few key trends stuck out when reviewing Cassling's most popular articles. The latest technology advances were top of mind, as was patient experience, staffing, and more. In this recap, check out the Top 10 articles of the year to discover what had the imaging world abuzz in 2022.

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Mobile Imaging: Importance of The Russellstoll Connection

Kings Medical Group

The Russellstoll connection is a very important part of making the delivery or set up smooth when leasing a Mobile MRI or Mobile CT. It is critical for the mobile system to have power upon arrival and not having this can create issues and a longer day for you and your staff. Today we […] The post Mobile Imaging: Importance of The Russellstoll Connection appeared first on Kings Medical Group.

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TRA Medical Imaging Recognized for Exceptional Radiology Services by Healthcare Business Review

TRA Medical Imaging

We are excited to share that we have been recognized by Healthcare Business Review (HBR) as one of the Top 10 Radiology Services Companies in 2022! HBR is a national publication who learned about TRA via nominations submitted by their subscribers. It is their goal to help their subscribers identify, choose, and engage with the most appropriate solutions and services providers for their businesses by leveraging their market research team and their collective wisdom.

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What To Do With A Large Windfall During Residency

RadsResident

You may think it is just a pipe dream, getting an unforeseen large windfall. (and I’ve spoken about small windfalls before). Nevertheless, throughout my years of stewardship in the residency program , I have encountered a few residents who have had a significant life-changing amount of money fall into their hands. Some with cryptocurrency, others with family inheritance, and others with a stock pick that rose much more than expected.

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QPP Strategy for Radiology in 2023

Healthcare Administrative Partners

Today's Quality Payment Program (QPP) began in 2006 as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI). It was a voluntary program that would earn participants a bonus payment of 2% of their prior-year Medicare reimbursements. Beginning with performance year 2013 (for payments in 2015) a penalty was imposed on those physicians who did not successfully report quality data.

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AI Collaboration to Create Personalized Healthcare  

Health IT Analytics

Health at Scale and Walmart… read more

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Preoperative Arterial Embolization for Heterotopic Ossification of the Hip

JVIR

To investigate the efficacy and safety of preoperative arterial embolization for neurogenic heterotopic ossification (NHO) of the hip.

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FREE Ultrasound

Diagnostic Imaging Systems

QUALITY | INTEGRITY | VALUE…DIS privately owned since 1983 Ask about our Price Match Guarantee Purchase a new DR Wizard 2.0 or DR Wizard 2.0 Equine and receive a FREE Dual Head Wireless Ultrasound Probe The DR Wizard 2.0 is the most advanced 14×17 wireless DR flat panel system. It utilizes direct deposited CsI technology which provides clearer images at lowest dispersion compared to a conventional CsI and GOS scintillator.

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Global Talent Update – December 2022

MRI Network

This month’s Global Talent Update discusses a four-day week as an upcoming workplace trend; economies in Asia-Pacific may dominate global growth in the upcoming year; analysis of five leading business trends that promise to shape Latin America in the next half-decade. EMEA A bit more time in bed, or to exercise, to go on the school run or maybe just enjoy a coffee without having to rush.

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The Best Keosys Blogs of 2022

Keosys Medical Imaging

Recap: Top blog posts of 2022 It’s been a great year for Keosys , the advancement of medical imaging technology , and clinical trial innovation in oncology. There’s a lot to be excited about , so we’ve compiled our list of our most - viewed blog posts of the year so you can reflect on expert interviews, key studies, and more. Enjoy!

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REBEL Core Cast 92.0 – Perichondritis

REBEL EM

Take Home Points Perichondritis is an infection of the cartilage and connective tissue of the ear Perichondritis can be recognized clinically by erythema, swelling and tenderness of the auricle. The most common organism in perichondritis is P. aeruginosa and antibiotics should be tailored to cover this organism REBEL Core Cast 92.0 – Perichondritis Click here for Direct Download of the Podcast Background Perichondritis may appear to be a simple cellulitis of the ear but, in fact, it repres

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RSNA 2022 Highlights the Brave New World of Imaging

Cassling's MRI

Every year, the leading minds in imaging gather for the annual Radiological Society of North America meeting in Chicago. It was the event’s second year in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and attendee numbers are quickly ticking back up now that more and more people have grown comfortable with travel. Healthcare leaders from around the world descended upon McCormick Place to share new research and knowledge and learn about the latest innovations taking the imaging world by storm.

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Structured Reporting vs. DICOM Structured Reporting

Purview

Radiology reports are essential for documenting and sharing a physician's findings. There are many ways of formatting these reports. This blog explores the difference between two that are often confused as the same thing but are fundamentally different. Knowing the difference between these two types of reports is essential when talking to your cloud PACS vendor.

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How Imaging Can Help Diagnose Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

American Health Imaging

How Imaging Can Help Diagnose Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease Doctors often use various tests to diagnose ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Symptoms of these inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) can mimic those of other conditions, making them more difficult to diagnose. Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder, which means the body’s immune system mistakes healthy [.

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StatRad Changing Lives, Improving Health Care in East Africa through Donated Image Sharing Solution

StatRad

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) JANUARY 21, 2016 StatRad, a leading provider of cloud-based medical image exchange technology and teleradiology services, is supporting critical diagnostic health services at Tenwek Hospital in rural western Kenya through donated RadConnect® software services. RadConnect is a medical image sharing and exam collaboration platform that enables large imaging files to be … Continued The post StatRad Changing Lives, Improving Health Care in East Africa through Dona

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Rural Care Settings Need More Radiology Expertise

Healthcare Administrative Partners

Recently, a study by a joint task force of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) pointed out the need for all diagnostic radiologists to have certain competencies in “Level 1” interventional procedures. Radiology Business reports that the aim of the task force was making recommendations for “broadening access to image-guided procedures for patient populations living in rural care settings or served by small IR practices.

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Newly Developed Artificial Intelligence Method Evaluates Vision Loss 

Health IT Analytics

National Eye Institute… read more

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Insurance Status Correlates with Access to Procedural Therapy for Patients with Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Retrospective Cohort Study of the National Cancer Database

JVIR

To compare access to specific procedural therapies across insurance types for patients with American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Stage I or II hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

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12-08-22 Veterinary E-News Magazine

Diagnostic Imaging Systems

TOP NEWS How the helium crisis impacts vet medicine By: Katie Robertson Liquid helium has gone from $17 per liter in December 2017 to between $65 and $70 per liter in June 2022 Read More AVMA seeks feedback on draft guidelines for humane slaughter By: Jennifer Fiala Veterinarians who are association members have until Jan. 28 to comment Read More Arkansas college adds state’s first DVM degree By: Veterinary Practice News Lyon College will submit its application for professional accreditati

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SHIFT – December 2022

MRI Network

Trending Topics in the World of Work Our December issue of SHIFT examines what we can expect to see in the year ahead in terms of business trends, travel, manufacturing and technology. Get ready for the 5 biggest business trends in 2023 Businesses have faced huge challenges over the past few years, and this won’t slow down in 2023, according to Forbes.

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How Much Does an MRI Cost?

Capitol Imaging Services

You Choose Where to have Your MRI Many patients think when the doctor says, “you need an MRI ”, they have to use a hospital’s imaging department. That is simply not true. The patient always has the right to choose where he or she goes for their imaging, or any medical service for that matter. In choosing where to go, you may ask yourself “how much does an MRI cost?

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Short Course Antibiotics for Peds CAP: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

REBEL EM

Background: There is a shifting paradigm with persuasive evidence favoring a shorter duration of antibiotics for outpatient management of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children. The SAFER and CAP-IT trials found that short-course antibiotic therapy was not inferior to standard duration therapy. The SCOUT-CAP Trial found that short-course antibiotic therapy was superior to standard therapy.

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Shaping the Future of Urology Cancer Care

Cassling's MRI

One of the great joys of my role is getting to see the impact a new imaging system can have on a healthcare provider and, ultimately, their patients. In fact, the most rewarding experiences are when we get to see the profound personal effect providers have on their patients. Sometimes that means watching the installation of the facility’s first MRI that will enable them to provide access to their population on a daily basis rather than rely on a once-per-week mobile solution.

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