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The Columbus Dispatch
Doctors say software reduces radiation exposure from CT scans
Doctors at Cincinnati Children's hospital have developed new technology that they say can reduce radiation exposure from CT scans by as much as 37 percent, according to new research.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
The problem with a negative BRCA test
There is nothing so horrifying as when your doctor is too nice to you. During my first mammogram at Kaiser Permanente, I knew I had cancer before they even told me because of the hushed voices, the pats on my shoulder, and the way, suddenly, no one cared how much time was being spent on my visit.
New Technology Reduces, Controls CT Radiation Exposure In Children
Patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are being exposed to significantly less radiation during CT scans because of new technology that allows doctors to more tightly control radiation doses.
Houston Medical Imaging Joins Healthconnect to Minimize Radiation
Radiologists move to reduce the duplication of imaging studies by providing electronic access to historical images and reports through the regional HIE.
Medical Imaging Blog
Medical Imaging Professionals Must Show Meaningful Use
Meaningful use is a government program that encourages the use and adoption of an Electronic Health Record by medical providers, including medical imaging providers, via incentives of up to $44,000 per eligible professional.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Village trash story of success
Surgeon AA Hai and Green Village Zero Rubbish Project founder-director David Robert Priest at the news meet in Patna on Tuesday.
A happy marriage: Integrated RIS-PACS
At the same time, EMRs have been evolving, and many now incorporate several functions of the radiology information system , such as order entry, patient registration, and report repository to the enterprise electronic medical record.
Atherosclerosis in abdominal aorta may signal future heart attack, stroke
In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI measurements of the abdominal aorta - the amount of plaque in the vessel and the thickness of its wall - are associated with future cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or stroke.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Jackson Hole News And Guide
Public can check out hospital MRI scanner
Members of American Legion Post 43 of Jackson refold a large American flag Friday during a Flag Day gathering at which they decided which flags needed to be properly disposed of.
Medical assessment in the blink of an eye
That person could be The One. It turns out that radiologists can do this with mammograms, the x-ray images used for breast cancer screening.
Shahrukh Khan under the scanner for sex determination of unborn child
Shahrukh Khan's stars seem to be in the wrong house as events don't seem to be favouring him.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Fort Kent doctor stripped of license found to have worked while intoxicated
A Fort Kent physician temporarily stripped of his medical license last month was intoxicated while caring for patients, according to new information released by a state licensing board.
Medical News Today
Joint Damage Successfully Identified In Rheumatoid Arthritis
A new study presented at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, demonstrates the efficacy of the ARASHI method at evaluating radiographic joint damage in RA.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Sampson Independent
BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center to visit Clinton, Dunn
The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at Belk stores in Clinton and Dunn during the week of June 24 to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings.
Dr. Christopher Schultz Inducted into American College of Radiology
Christopher J. Schultz, MD, professor of radiation oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin , and a radiation oncologist at Froedtert Hospital, was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology during the organization's annual meeting in May. One of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a radiologist, radiation oncologist or ... (more)
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San Antonio Hospital Installs Eight Carestream Dr Systems To Help Lower Dose, Speed Image Access
San Antonio Community Hospital installed eight wireless CARESTREAM DRX Systems to deliver instant image access and other capabilities that can enhance patient care at its 279-bed acute care hospital.
Society of Interventional Radiology selects 18 Fellows
The Society of Interventional Radiology Annoucned the Elevation of 18 Fellows -- leaders in research, scientific literature, teaching and leadership recently at its 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.
Radiation Oncologist Dr. Lawrence Hochman First U.S. Physician to...
Lawrence Hochman , D.O., board certified radiation oncologist and radiation services director for Florida Cancer Affiliates , an affiliate of The US Oncology Network , is the first U.S. physician to receive recognition from the American Board of Radiology Focused Practice Recognition in Brachytherapy program.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Massachusetts Jury Finds Violation of Stored Communications Act and Massachusetts Privacy Laws
In January 2011, David Cheng filed a lawsuit against his former co-worker and fellow radiologist, Laura Romo , alleging a violation of the Stored Communications Act and Massachusetts privacy law.
Ontario leads the country in CT & MRI wait times reductions
Additional overtime funding demonstrates that MRI wait lists are being reduced making a diagnosis available sooner so that vital treatment such as surgery, radiation and chemotherapy can be delivered faster."