ACR 2017: Can wellness advice get radiologists active?
WASHINGTON, DC - If sitting is the new smoking, then radiologists have a bad habit to kick. Fortunately, teaching them ways to be more active can have a positive effect, according to a presentation at this week's American College of Radiology (ACR) annual meeting.
EQUIP: The FDA's new breast image quality program
In its ongoing efforts to improve breast cancer detection rates, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it plans to use its Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection program to increase mammography image quality through a new venture it's calling Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program (EQUIP).
The Future of Radiology Reports: How Structured Reporting Is Rewriting the Rules
When Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center made the bold decision in 2010 to launch a structured reporting system, leaders within the radiology department knew they were bucking more than 100 years of history. That’s how long prose reports have been the radiologists’ definitive work product, a fierce source of professional pride and personal identity that had stubbornly resisted change even as new reporting techniques sprouted around them—techniques that could provide greater consistency and more robust, mineable reports that facilitate faster payment.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…