Radiology News

Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
AI Model Uses Serial Imaging to Predict Lung Cancer Tx Response
AAN: Oral BTK Inhibitor Superior to Placebo in Multiple Sclerosis
Bioimpedance Spectroscopy May Identify Lymphedema Earlier
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
New Recommendations Developed for Breast Cancer Screening
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Mammo-Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Percutaneous Ablation in Liver Cancer Tied to Better Outcomes
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Radiology Residents Often Miss Child Abuse
New Lesions ID'd on Breast MRI During Treatment Likely Benign
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Clinicians Believe Link Between Breast Pain, Cancer Is Weak
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
ASTRO: Prior Authorization Obstacles Delaying Treatment
Radiotherapy Tied to Lower Recurrence of Early, Hormone-Driven Breast Cancer
Medicaid Reimbursement for Breast Radiation Varies by State
Diagnostic Criteria Proposed for Advanced-Age Proteinopathy
Radical Hemithoracic Radiation Tx Ups Survival in Mesothelioma
Coronary Vessel Wall Thickness Surrogate for CAD in Women
Postchemo Radiation Tx May Benefit Some With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Single-Dose Brachytherapy Effective for Prostate Cancer
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Obesity May Impact the Form and Structure of the Brain
Informational Film Improves Knowledge on Lung Cancer Screening
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation
Stimulation of Targets in Brain May Up Recollection in Seniors
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
AI Can Identify Model of Cardiac Rhythm Device From Chest X-Ray
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Female Radiation Oncologists Receive Lower Medicare Reimbursement
Morbidity Low With Focal Laser Ablation of Prostate Cancer
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
Cortical Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Tracked With 7.0-T MRI
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Guidance Statements Issued for Breast Cancer Screening
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Boosts Metrics in Older Women
Bariatric Embolization Feasible for Treatment of Severe Obesity
Amyloid PET Linked to Changes in Management for MCI, Dementia
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Increasing Dose for Total Body Irradiation Cuts Graft Failure
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Virtual Reality Cuts Time to Guide Catheter to Target Blood Vessels
FDA: Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms
Maltreatment in Childhood May Affect Course of Adult Depression
Fewer Complications Seen With Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Radiomic Features May Predict Response to Chemo in NSCLC
Brachytherapy Boost Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Image-Guided Intervention May Ease Pain of Severe Tennis Elbow
More Vascular Risk Factors Tied to Worse Brain Health
State Breast Density Notification Laws May Up Ultrasound Use
ACC: Ultrasound Surgery May Help Control Blood Pressure
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate
Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
MRI Method That Measures Iron in Brain Shows Impact of Stroke
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Advanced Echocardiographic Training Requirements Issued
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited
Functional MRI Patterns Indicate Consciousness, Unconsciousness
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
MRI-Guided Tx Strategy Not Superior for Rheumatoid Arthritis
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Comorbid Neck Injury Up for Women With Concussion
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Artificial Intelligence System Can Triage Chest Radiographs
Heberden's Nodes in Fingers Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Breast Cancer Disparities Mostly Explained by Facility Factors
International Radiation Doses Vary for CT Exams
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect, Classify Acute Brain Bleeds
Catheter Ablation Tops Drug Therapy for A-Fib in Heart Failure
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Obese Patients Exposed to Higher Radiation Doses for X-Rays
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Liver Proton Density Fat Fraction Drops After Bariatric Surgery
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults
RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
RSNA: Refractory Back Pain Responds to CT-Guided Pulsed RF
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
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