Latest American College of Radiology Stories

2014-03-11 23:04:21

Nation's leading independent radiology practice network not alone in expressing frustration over misleading findings. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In response to the recent media coverage surrounding an article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) questioning the value of screening mammography by revisiting data from the Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Study (CNBSS), Strategic Radiology (SR) fully aligns itself with organizations such as American Congress of Obstetricians and...

2014-02-25 08:32:02

ACR Select part of statewide legislation to improve quality and safety ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced expansion of its growing customer base in Minnesota. "Although we're seeing national and international interest for ACR Select, the state of Minnesota has been an appropriate imaging hot bed," said Michael Mardini, CEO, NDSC. "Much of this activity can be attributed to the long-standing use of American College of...

2014-02-24 08:28:27

Newest version of imaging decision support platform delivers new use cases, integrations, and enhanced content based on latest medical evidence ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced several significant enhancements to ACR Select, the integration-ready, imaging decision support platform based on American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria®. "We are continuously updating our platform with new use cases and...

2014-02-21 12:24:56

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences implements ACR Select to improve efficiency and quality of patient care ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced expansion of its growing customer base. More than 30 leading healthcare provider organizations and radiology practices have demonstrated their commitment to delivering higher quality imaging services through the implementation of ACR Select, a comprehensive national...

2014-01-18 16:20:21

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 2014. A practicing diagnostic radiologist with Catawba Radiological Associates in Hickory, N.C., Thorwarth has previously served as ACR President, chair of the ACR Economics Commission, member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and most recently on the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

2014-01-09 23:21:52

Patients, Physicians, Medical Facilities and Health Systems Benefit from this Timely and Affordable Service Delivered by Expert Physicians in all Specialties and Subspecialties Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider is uniquely positioned to partner with individual physicians, hospitals and all medical facilities to provide independent, around the clock, second...

2013-12-30 20:20:36

RESTON, Va., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) supports the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation (Grade B) for low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening of adults aged 55 to 80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST) results and other evidence show that CT lung cancer screening...

2013-12-02 10:15:06

To be published online Monday, Dec. 2, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology addresses imaging-based screening and radiology's increasing role in preventive medicine. Topics covered include breast density legislation, digital breast tomosynthesis (or 3-D mammography), lung cancer screening and computed tomography colonography (CTC) reimbursement. The December screening issue was guest edited by Ruth Carlos, M.D., M.S., from the University of Michigan, and...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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