To Counterfeit-Coin a Phrase …
When imaging studies evoke classic movie sentiments. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog DI Executive Source Type: news

New MRI Test Identifies Neurodegenerative Disease in Football Players Earlier
Modified dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI can pinpoint a leaky blood-brain barrier in both active and retired players. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Source Type: news

5 Social Media Strategies for Shifting the Radiology-AI Conversation
Radiologists must engage in social media messaging to regain control of information about AI use in diagnostic imaging. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Mammography, Abnormal Brain MRI Patterns, AI and Data Transformation Tools
Diagnostic Imaging's  Weekly Scan: June 19, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Data Analytics DI Executive Mammography Practice Management Source Type: news

Chest CT Can Help Identify COVID-19 Cases in Patients with Initial Negative Tests
Patients who test negative with RT-PCR show lower levels of pulmonary consolidation on chest CT, indicating earlier disease. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

MRI Shows Contact Sports Affect Brain Long-Term
MRI images captured on female rugby players reveal long-lasting impacts of head impacts on the brain. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Source Type: news

Radiology Has a Bright Future, But Not Everyone Is Included
Job market perceptions are bullish, but survey reveals the specialty still lags behind others with representation of women and underrepresented minorities. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Jobs Residents Source Type: news

10 Traits of Highly Effective COVID-19 Leaders
Michigan Medicine identifies characteristics of positive leaders who will be effective now and in the future. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Healthcare Leadership Practice Management Source Type: news

9 Best Practices for Safely Re-Opening Mammography Services Post-COVID-19
Three facilities share what is working best as they begin to screen more patients. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI Pinpoints Non-Stroke Abnormal Brain Findings in COVID-19-Positive Patients
Three patterns emerge in patients analyzed in multi-institutional study. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

At-Home Interventional Radiology Model Leads to Spike in Patient Satisfaction, Plummet in Emergency Room Visits
One rural-based model shows bringing interventional radiology services to older patients in their homes not only improves access to care, but also catapults patient satisfaction. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Interventional Radiology Source Type: news

MRI-Detected Bony Lesions Common – and Benign – in Young Athletes’ Knees
Tumor-like abnormalities identified in young, competitive alpines skiers should not be misconstrued as malignancies. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Knee Imaging MRI Source Type: news

FDA Approves Canon ’s Compressed SPEEDER Software for MRI
The technology helps reduce total scan time – a considerable advantage for practices as they adjust to post-pandemic disinfection protocols. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Alicia Bigica Tags: MRI New Products Source Type: news

The Importance of Implementing Analytics and Reporting Into Your Radiology Practice
While data and analytics reporting has grown immensely throughout other industries, it is still highly underutilized in radiology. Practices are often intimidated by transitioning into new data systems for fear of using them incorrectly. However, radiological analytics and reporting can be a major asset for any practice, especially in weathering the turbulent times of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Dhruv Chopra, MBA, Collaborative Imaging Chief Executive Officer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Data Analytics DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

RSNA COVID-19 Chest CT Classification System Leads to Similar Interpretations
Radiologists using RSNA classification system largely agree on image assessments. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Pneumonia Source Type: news

A Peek at Post-Peak COVID Practice
An ACR panel shares insights on what your practice could face in the next phase of the outbreak. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Fool Me Twice? Thrice? Or Do We Need to Count Higher?
Will the lessons learned from this next surge of COVID-19 be enough to stop the spread? (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Source Type: news

Novel Software for MRI Pinpoints Previously Undetected Brain Damage in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
New method improves detection of disease changes. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Multiple sclerosis Source Type: news

New MRI Methods Could Improve Treatment for Tremor and Parkinson ’s
Three MRI techniques can help neuroradiologists more effectively target pea-sized area of the brain that affects movement with fewer side effects. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Parkinsons Disease Source Type: news

AI-Powered Ultrasound Still Can ’t Replace Sonographers in Breast Cancer Detection
AI model can help alleviate increased sonographer workload, but still has high missed diagnosis rate. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Breast Health Ultrasound CAD Source Type: news

Webinar: Radiology ’s New Normal
The Changes You Need to Make Post-COVID-19. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Source Type: news

Wearable Brain Scanners, Mammography & #039;s COVID-19 Rebound, and Avoiding Post-COVID-19 Burnout
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: June 12, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Burnout Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Mammography Source Type: news

ASTRO Reveals First Cervical Cancer Guidelines
Guidelines, supported by several medical societies, offer direction for post-operative and “definitive” settings. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Conferences/ASTRO Cervical Cancer Radiation Oncology Treatment Guidelines Source Type: news

New “NeuroCOVID” Classification System Uses MRI to Categorize Patients
Three-stage system can help providers assess patients, as well as guide future treatment and research efforts. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Digital Eye Strain Common Among Radiologists
Symptoms of digital eye strain are felt more among women and trainees. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

COVID-19 Opens Door for Women to Assume More Influential Roles in Radiology
Navigating the need for new workflow strategies and protocols has revealed opportunities for women to take on more leadership roles. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Source Type: news

4 Micro-Strategies to Avoid Post-COVID Burnout
Small daily techniques can help you avoid burnout as imaging volumes swell to process the backlog of scans. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Burnout Practice Management Source Type: news

PET Reveals Lack of Sleep as Alzheimer ’s Risk Factor
Scans show greater amyloid accumulation in the brains of older adults who get less than six hours sleep nightly. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Alzheimer disease PET CT Sleep Deprivation Source Type: news

Mammography Screening Begins Solid Bounce-Back During COVID-19
More than 75 percent of breast imaging environments are close to re-capturing pre-pandemic imaging volumes. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Mammography Source Type: news

Freezing Kidney Tumors Offers Similar Survival Rate, Fewer Complications
Cryoablation offers patients with early-stage kidney cancer comparable results to surgery. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: CT Kidney Cancer Source Type: news

Diagnostic Errors: Lessons Learned and Mitigation Strategies
Three causes of errors and three potential solutions to improve diagnostic accuracy. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Mina S. Makary, M.D. Tags: DI Executive Practice Management Source Type: news

Ultrashort Echo Time MRI Comparable to CT in Assessing COVID-19 Patients
UTE-MRI can be a valuable alternative in situations where repeated radiation exposure is of concern. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 MRI Source Type: news

Wearable Brain Scanner Prototype Can Scan Entire Brain During Movement
49-channel device tracks the brain ’s electrophysiological processes and can be an effective imaging option for children or patients who have difficulty being still. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Source Type: news

Illusions of excellence and idiocy
The effect of inadvertent errors and oversights in the eye of the beholder. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog DI Executive Source Type: news

COVID-19 & #039;s Continued Impact
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: June 5, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Cardiac Imaging Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Interventional Radiology Pediatric Imaging Stroke Ultrasound Source Type: news

Brain fMRI Might Not Be As Reliable As Once Believed
Duke researchers determined task-fMRI does not produce reliable predictions individuals will respond in particular circumstances or future mental health.   (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Source Type: news

Using AI Could Improve Chest Imaging with COVID-19 Patients
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers see “untapped potential” for artificial intelligence tools. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

CTA Improves Coronary Disease Risk Assessment
When added to exercise electrocardiography, CTA can improve five-year risk prediction. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Cardiac Imaging CT Source Type: news

Lung Ultrasound Can Direct COVID-19 Treatment in Pregnant Women
The modality is an effective, reliable alternative to chest CT or chest X-ray in this vulnerable population. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Complications of Pregnancy Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Ultrasound Source Type: news

Interventional Radiology: Tiered Approach to Patient Procedures Can Minimize COVID-19 Risk
A five-tiered approach to cross-sectional interventional procedures can help radiologists determine which patients to treat first, minimizing likelihood of viral transmission. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Interventional Radiology MRI Ultrasound Source Type: news

MRI Shows Pediatric Stroke Case Associated with COVID-19
Iranian researchers diagnosed ischemic stroke in COVID-19-positive child with no other symptoms. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Ischemic stroke Pediatric Imaging Source Type: news

Imaging COVID-19: Evaluating Available Options
Researchers from Mount Sinai examine and assess the imaging modalities used to evaluate patients positive for the virus. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 MRI PET CT Ultrasound X-Ray Source Type: news

6 Factors That Will Influence Imaging Volume in COVID-19 Recovery
Knowing what will impact image volumes can help put practices on the fastest road to imaging stability. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Facebook Live Effective Avenue for Sharing Radiology Knowledge
Johns Hopkins shares its experience with hosting live events, garnering international participation. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: DI Executive Technology Source Type: news

Female Radiologists & amp; COVID-19
American College of Radiology President Geraldine McGinty, M.D., MBA, FACR, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on female radiologists and their colleagues. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 DI Executive Source Type: news

Brain Alterations Seen Via MRI in COVID-19-Positive Technologist
Technologist positive for the virus experienced a loss of smell and altered sense of taste. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Source Type: news

Speaking Plainly
Word choice matters when it comes to professionalism and expertise. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: Blog DI Executive Source Type: news

GE Healthcare Captures FDA Clearance for Deep-Learning MRI Reconstruction
New technology designed to provide shorter scan times, better image quality. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: MRI New Products Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Radiopharmaceutical for Imaging Tau
For use with PET imaging, the radiopharmaceutical helps estimate density and distribution of tau, a marker of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Matt Hoffman Tags: Alzheimer disease PET/MR Source Type: news

COVID-19 Impact and Female Radiologists, Pediatric CT Scans, MRI Suite Protections, & amp; More
Diagnostic Imaging's  Weekly Scan: May 29, 2020 (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - May 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 MRI Source Type: news