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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.

2012-01-06 14:57:54

An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography (CT) scans.

2011-11-16 15:05:00

The American College of Radiology is urging Congress to spare medical imaging services from potential Medicare funding cuts.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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