Radiology News

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
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
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
ED Utilization Up for Pediatric mTBI After TBI Legislation
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
RSNA: Ultrasound of Shoulder Muscle May Help Diagnose T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer's
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
More Frequent Surveillance No Benefit After NSCLC Resection
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
No Drop Seen in CT Use for Pediatric Head Trauma
ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
ASTRO: Oropharynx CA Survival Rates Worse With RT/Cetuximab
Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Deep Neural Network Improves Detection of Wrist Fractures
Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
CT Abdominal Aortic Calcification Score Predicts CV Event Risk
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Deep Learning Algorithm Can ID Mammographic Breast Density
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Hospitalization Tied to Brain Abnormalities in Older Adults
Ultrasound Can Predict Success of AV Fistula for Hemodialysis
Wall Thickness Measured by MRI More Consistently Linked to CVD
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Models Predict Intracerebral Hemorrhage Growth
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Enlarged Kidneys in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease
Head CT Decision Aid Ups Parent Knowledge in Child Head Trauma
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
MRI Indicates Sacroiliitis in Some Healthy Individuals
Brain Iron on MRI Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Repeat CT Common in Peds Traumatic Epidural Hematoma
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
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