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2013-10-11 23:02:33

Rigorous review process by leading radiation oncology experts ensures cancer patients the highest quality of care. Zion, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology and imaging as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Oncologists rely on radiation therapy, the careful use of high-energy radiation, to...

2013-10-02 12:00:42

The October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) focuses on a variety of issues relating to clinical practice, practice management, health services and policy, and radiology education and training. Topics to be covered include the evolving role of the radiologist; the increasing role of radiologists in thoracic diagnosis; the Image Gently® Pediatric Digital Radiography Safety Checklist; managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic computed tomography (CT)...

2013-09-24 23:36:08

Integration with Cerner EMR Delivers Safer, More Cost-Effective Medical Imaging Andover, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 National Decision Support Company (NDSC) has entered into an agreement with TransformativeMed, a publisher of EMR-connected smart health apps, to provide seamless integration of ACR Select into Cerner Millennium as part of it’s Smart Medicine portfolio. ACR Select’s clinical content provides structured reasons for radiology procedures at the point-of-order and guides...

2013-08-07 23:21:03

National Decision Support Company supports shift from volume-based to value-based payments Andover, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 On July 31, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013 that introduces new payment models for physicians based on quality metrics and patient outcomes. “Most exciting is that the second provision of the bill introduces decision support tools, such as ACR Select, as the means to...

2013-07-24 23:27:09

Healthcare veterans join executive staff to support business development and marketing. Andover, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 As part of its strategy to bring ACR Select—a national standard set of evidence-based guidelines that help health care providers choose the most appropriate medical imaging exam for a patient's clinical condition—to market, National Decision Support Company (NDSC) is expanding its team as healthcare veterans Mick Brown and Bob Cooke join the executive lineup....

2013-06-07 23:18:16

The hospital further establishes itself as a leader in San Francisco for imaging technology. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 St. Mary´s Medical Center´s radiation oncology department has received a prestigious three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) — a rarely achieved “gold-standard” seal of approval from the field´s oldest and most respected accrediting body. St. Mary´s is one of only two hospitals in San Francisco to...


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