Latest American College of Radiology Stories
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.
Between 2000 and 2009, the musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound volume increase among non-radiologists was much higher than that among radiologists.
Contrary to earlier findings, surgical breast biopsies may not be as overused as previously thought.
Insurance status doesn't affect the quantity (or value) of imaging services received by patients in a hospital, in-patient setting.
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.
The American College of Radiology is urging Congress to spare medical imaging services from potential Medicare funding cuts.
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