Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Radiology Practice

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on radiology, resulting in a sharp drop in imaging volume, a significant increase in working remotely and major changes in clinical operations in radiology departments and practices across the world. But as the health care industry struggles to control the virus and scientists work on a potential [...]

Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Radiology Practice2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

John Dalman had been in the waiting room at a Loxahatchee, Fla., dermatology clinic for less than 15 minutes when he turned to his wife and told her they needed to leave. Now. “It was like a fight or flight impulse,” he said. His face numbed for skin-cancer surgery, Mr. Dalman, 69, sat surrounded by [...]

Skin Cancers Rise, Along With Questionable Treatments2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

We live in an age of heightened awareness about concussions. From battlefields around the world to football fields in the U.S., we've heard about the dangers caused when the brain rattles around inside the skull and the possible link between concussions and the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. A number of high-profile NFL stars have developed CTE, [...]

Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

United States Obtains $16.2 Million Judgment Against MRI Provider

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

Wilmington, Del. –  David C. Weiss, Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware entered judgment in the amount of $16,223,091.38 against Orthopaedic and Neuro Imaging LLC (ONI) for submitting false claims for Medicare reimbursement.  Under the terms of the judgment, ONI’s owner, [...]

United States Obtains $16.2 Million Judgment Against MRI Provider2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

RSNA AI Challenge Breaks New Ground

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

An unprecedented collaboration among two medical societies and over 60 volunteer neuroradiologists has resulted in the generation of the largest public collection of expert-annotated brain hemorrhage CT images, according to a report published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Leaders of the project expect the dataset to help speed the development of machine learning (ML) algorithms to aid [...]

RSNA AI Challenge Breaks New Ground2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

An ultrasound posted on Instagram

2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

Early this month, Joanna Gaines, co-host of HGTV’s popular Fixer Upper, shared her pregnancy news with the world via a baby bump photo and an ultrasound, both posted to Instagram. The congratulations began pouring in from excited fans. But the conversation took a dark turn when a physician commented that the ultrasound appeared to show that [...]

An ultrasound posted on Instagram2020-11-04T23:22:47+00:00

CT Features of Coronavirus Disease 2019

2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

CT Features of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia in 62 Patients in Wuhan, China OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to investigate 62 subjects in Wuhan, China, with laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia and describe the CT features of this epidemic disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS. A retrospective study of 62 consecutive patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia [...]

CT Features of Coronavirus Disease 20192020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

Molecular Radionuclide Imaging in Criminal Trials

2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

Recent years have witnessed an expanded use of single-photon emission CT and PET for a wide range of clinical applications, including imaging of brain abnormalities. As a result, molecular brain imaging is now being more extensively utilized in criminal cases, in particular in the sentencing phase of a trial. This perspective aims to provide a [...]

Molecular Radionuclide Imaging in Criminal Trials2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

A day in the life of a radiologist

2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

“Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave, and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way.” – Alice Childress, American playwright, actor, author (1912-1994) I am awakened in the wee hours by the sound of rain.  Ordinarily, I would return to bed in hope of [...]

A day in the life of a radiologist2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

What is Radiology?

2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00

Radiology is Essential to the Diagnosis of Many Diseases Radiology, also called diagnostic imaging, is a series of different tests that take pictures or images of various parts of the body.  Many of these tests are unique in that they allow doctors to see inside the body.  A number of different imaging exams can [...]

What is Radiology?2020-11-04T23:22:48+00:00
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