American Society of Breast Surgeons Offers COVID-19 Breast Imaging Guidance
Society categorizes patients based on risk associated with delaying services. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Cancer Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Mammography Source Type: news

COVID-19 Ultrasound Guidance, RSNA & #039;s International COVID-19 Repository, and CT Scan Severity Scores
Diagnostic Imaging's  Week in Review, April 3, 2020. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Ultrasound Source Type: news

It ’s in the Genes: Breast Density, Microcalcifications, and Masses Can Be Inherited
Study shows three risk factors for breast cancer can be passed down through genes. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Cancer Cancer and Genetics Dense Breasts Mammography Source Type: news

CT Severity Scores Can Determine COVID-19 Extent
Percentage of lung opacities can be used to rate the severity of disease. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Brain Images Reveal Possible COVID-19-Related “Cytokine Storm”
Case of acute necrotizing encephalopathy could be first of many. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Lung Ultrasound: Experts Suggest New International Standards
Recommendations based on the experiences of Italian providers. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Ultrasound Source Type: news

3D CT of Patient Positive for COVID-19 Pneumonia
CT scan and video reveal peripheral, multilobar areas of ground-glass opacity. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - April 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Pneumonia Source Type: news

AI Tools for Imaging – Is There A Role with COVID-19?
Using AI technologies when imaging isn ’t recommended for detection offers little benefit, according to an industry expert. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Technology Source Type: news

Too much of a good thing? The Challenges of Proliferating AI Solutions in Radiology
Radiology must have a plan for implementing the growing number of AI algorithms.   (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Elad Walach, CEO of Aidoc Tags: DI Executive Source Type: news

DBT Yields Lower Recall Rates, But Not for Every Radiologist
Research reveals half of radiologists saw no change in their recall rates. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Cancer Breast Imaging Mammography Tomosynthesis Source Type: news

AI Outperforms Radiologists in Detecting Fractures in Patients At-Risk for Osteoporosis
XRAIT tool finds more broken bones than X-Rays or CT scans of this population. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Osteoporosis X-Ray Source Type: news

RSNA Launches COVID-19 Imaging Data Repository
Open database will assist with disease detection and differentiation. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Radiologists Turning to Social Media for COVID-19 Second Opinions
In locations with fewer resources, social media messaging is playing a key role in COVID-19 identification. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Teleradiology Source Type: news

Being Needed …Or Not…During COVID-19
Not every radiologist is being overwhelmed by virus-related workloads. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Teleradiology Source Type: news

Guidance for Ultrasound Protection During COVID-19
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine publishes 9 tips to protect patients and sonographers. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Clinical Interventions/Personal Protective Equipment Ultrasound Source Type: news

EchoNous Secures FDA Clearance for Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner
Eight-ounce scanner assesses heart function. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Cardiac Imaging New Products Ultrasound Source Type: news

Navigating Teleradiology, COVID-19 Guidance, and Abbreviated MRI Performance
Diagnostic Imaging's Week in Review: March 27, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive MRI Teleradiology X-Ray Source Type: news

Imaging Confirms Mother-to-Child COVID-19 Transfer
Study contradicts earlier research that had not shown transmission was possible. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 X-Ray Source Type: news

Combatting Radiologist Burnout
Resisting burning remains critical, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Dhruv Chopra, Collaborating Imaging Chief Executive Office Tags: Burnout DI Executive Source Type: news

Abbreviated MRI Effective in Screening Women With Breast Cancer History
Shortened protocol identifies more cancers than ultrasound or mammography. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Cancer Breast Health Ultrasound Breast Imaging Mammography MRI Screening Source Type: news

X-ray with Ultrasound Can Be Used to Manage Pneumonia in Children
Combining both modalities is an acceptable alternative to MRI, study finds. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: CT MRI Pediatric Imaging X-Ray Source Type: news

PET/CT Could Help Predict Effectiveness of Cochlear Implant
Imaging of the brain stem can pinpoint assess brain stem function in patients with hearing loss. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Nuclear Imaging PET CT Source Type: news

4 Categories for Reporting COVID-19 CT Findings
RSNA releases a consensus statement to reduce reporting variability around the virus. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

5 AI Lessons Radiology Can Learn from Boeing Crashes
Radiology can learn from aviation industry AI failures. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Source Type: news

The Challenges of Expanding Teleradiology During COVID-19
Dhruv Chopra, CEO of Collaborative Imaging, outlines the staffing, financial, and logistical challenges of expanding teleradiology during COVID-19. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Former GE Medical Leader Walter Robb Dies of COVID-19
Robb lead GE through significant medical imaging advancements. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Source Type: news

Vendors Ramp Up Production to Combat COVID-19
Philips and GE increase efforts to fulfill healthcare needs. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 SiteTerms/www.cannabissciencetech.com/Manufacturing Source Type: news

RBMA PaRADigm Re-scheduled for Fall
Annual conference tentatively planned for August 2020. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Conferences Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

X-ray as a New Frontline Tool in COVID-19 Pandemic
Radiologists in the United Kingdom are now using radiography to speed up COVID-19 identification. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 X-Ray Source Type: news

PSMA-PET/CT Outpaces Conventional Imaging with High-Risk Prostate Cancer Detection
Molecular imaging technique performs better with detection, staging, and determining treatment plans. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Molecular Imaging PET CT Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

FDA Offers Additional Guidance for Breast Imaging Centers During COVID-19
Agency instructs imaging centers on possible closures and surveys. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Imaging Coronavirus FDA Source Type: news

Work From Home During COVID-19 …If You Can
Teleradiology may already be maxxed out. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Blog Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Source Type: news

American College of Radiology Offers Suggestions for Federal Artificial Intelligence Oversight
ACR submitted 10 priorities to the White House to augment AI oversight. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Regulatory Source Type: news

Radiology Department Preparedness, Protecting Imaging Equipment, and ACR Guidance
Diagnostic Imaging's Week in Review: March 20, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

CT Findings: Pregnancy and Childbirth Don ’t Augment COVID-19 Pneumonia
Scans show no aggravation of symptoms. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Complications of Pregnancy Coronavirus Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Pregnancy and Birth Source Type: news

Lessons from Singapore about COVID-19 and Radiology
One hospital ’s experience in Singapore with SARS could help guide U.S. hospitals through COVID-19 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Jared Kaltwasser Tags: Coronavirus Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Lung Ultrasound for COVID-19 Pneumonia Diagnosis?
Early research indicates lung ultrasound can identify patients in the emergency department. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus Pneumonia Ultrasound Source Type: news

COVID-19 Spotlights Need for Virtual Services, Including Teleradiology
Remote services and providers can help control the spread of infection. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Morris Panner, Ambra Health Chief Executive Officer Tags: Coronavirus Teleradiology Source Type: news

Protecting the Radiologist: One Health System ’s Efforts
UVA Health implements scheduling, reading room, and social distancing protocols to keep radiologists safe. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus Infectious Disease Source Type: news

FDA Clears AI-Based MR Tool to Reduce Noise, Enhance Signal
Canon Medical Systems receives 510(k) clearance for its Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: MRI Source Type: news

FDA Awards 510(k) Clearance to Immediate Diagnostic for Pneumothorax
Behold.ai receives approval for red dot ® imaging recognition algorithm. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: New Products Source Type: news

ACR Publishes Resources for COVID-19 Pandemic
Recommendations touch on patient care and infection control. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Imaging Coronavirus CT Infectious Disease Source Type: news

COVID-19 Stability Varies Based on Imaging Equipment Surface
Study finds virus lifespan depends on the type of material used for the contaminated surface. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus CT Infectious Disease Source Type: news

Patient Radiation Exposure Down 20 Percent in United States
Low-dose procedures and shifting in imaging are credited for the decline. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: CT Low Dose Nuclear Imaging Source Type: news

RBMA Cancels PaRADigm 2020 Amid COVID19 Epidemic
RBMA cancels, hopes to reschedule this fall. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Clinical Meetings Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID19 Prep: Remote Reading, Admissions Screening, Dedicated Machines, and More
Radiology leaders share departmental policies in fight against viral spread. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Coronavirus CT Infectious Disease Safety Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Conundrum
Thoughts on the impact on COVID-19 on imaging. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog Coronavirus DI Executive Source Type: news

Society of Breast Imaging Cancels 2020 Conference
The Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) announced it has canceled its annual symposium with the American College of Radiology due to concerns over the growing COVID-19 outbreak. The meeting had been planned for April 16-19 in Denver. " Protecting the health and well-being of all attendees is our greatest concern, " said SBI President Margarita L. Zuley, M.D., in a written statement. " Canceling the Symposium required much discussion and deep consideration. It was a decision we came to reluctantly. " (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Imaging Clinical Meetings Coronavirus Source Type: news

Mammography Results Via Video: Faster and Easier to Understand
Preference for emailed video offers benefits to both patient and radiologist. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Imaging Mammography Patient Relations Technology and Patient Engagement Source Type: news

Disinfecting Imaging Equipment During COVID19 Outbreak
Virus can stay active up to 9 days. Recent research shows alcohol-based solution is the best way to decontaminate surfaces. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - March 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news