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2012-03-01 13:10:06

Residency training requirements in competencies related to radiology business practice and health care policy have been in place for more than a decade.

2012-03-01 13:08:47

A medical school in Ireland has successfully implemented a radiation protection program, improving knowledge of radiation protection among medical undergraduates.

2012-02-01 11:20:03

In an effort to reduce the inappropriate use of medical imaging and improve quality of care, a large, tertiary-care hospital has successfully implemented a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system with clinical decision support for radiology.

2012-02-01 11:09:45

Between 2000 and 2009, the musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound volume increase among non-radiologists was much higher than that among radiologists.

2012-02-01 11:08:30

Contrary to earlier findings, surgical breast biopsies may not be as overused as previously thought.

2012-01-06 16:07:02

Insurance status doesn't affect the quantity (or value) of imaging services received by patients in a hospital, in-patient setting.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.