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  1. RSNA: CT rad dose debate finds common ground

    ... and optimized studies, during the Radiation Dose: Can it be Too Low session on Dec. 1 at the 96th annual scientific meeting of the ... are real and known, and the risks are tiny and unknown.” Clinical studies may not provide the real answers about risk. That’s because ...

    Lisa Fratt - Dec 02, 2010

  2. RSNA: MRI most oft used after ultrasound abdomen

    ... and radiography have substantially fallen, according to clinical findings presented Nov. 30 at the Radiological Society of North ... that while this study highlights “current practice trends, it also highlights the inconsistencies of recommendations among various ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Dec 01, 2010

  3. RSNA: Extra-colonic findings should not deter CTC Medicare reimbursement

    ... the subjects in the Medicare and non-Medicare groups, the clinical indication for CTC was not seen to have a significant influence on the ... He acknowledged that a limitation of the study was that it was retrospective, as opposed to prospective. Also, due to the fact that the ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Dec 01, 2010

  4. RSNA: A sneak peek at structured reporting 2.0

    ... that encapsulates composited image findings. How does it work? The application acquires a screen capture of a key image from any PACS ... disease progression. Vining said the system will begin clinical trials at MD Anderson early in 2011. Primary Image Size:  ...

    Trimed Staff - Dec 01, 2010

  5. December 2010

    ... EMR: Tackling the Challenges Cloud Computing & Clinical Apps: Beyond Storage From the Editor: Why Health IT May Fare Better than Healthcare Reform The AMDIS Connection: ...

    - Dec 01, 2010

  6. Leadership Forum: Looking into the 2011 Crystal Ball

    ... can respond to changes coming from healthcare legislation. It’s a difficult challenge because of the uncertainty. ACOs and medical homes ... by using EHRs more intelligently, namely, coupled with clinical decision support systems that are rooted in evidence-based medicine. ...

    C.P. Kaiser, Editor - Nov 30, 2010

  7. Ambulatory EMR: Its No Longer Just About Inpatient Data

    ... system and a document-imaging system. Gunasekaran says it is worth it. The ambulatory EMR allows all physicians along the continuum of ... with the business operations such as billing, as well as the clinical stakeholders—front desk to physicians—in each practice is crucial ...

    Kaitlyn Dmyterko - Nov 30, 2010

  8. CCTA Gains Ground for Low-Risk Chest Pain

    ... CT angiography (CCTA) as a triage tool. Let’s get clinical More than eight million U.S. patients with chest pain or other ... are advocating a return to more basic assessments. “It has been demonstrated that among patients presenting to the ED with chest ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Nov 30, 2010

  9. NJ-HITEC partners with health IT companies to promote EHR adoption

    ... developer Patient Access Solutions and iMedicor, a health IT consulting firm, to promote meaningful use of EHRs among New Jersey-based ... complies with meaningful use standards; Assistance in clinical and administrative workflow examination; and Guidance for ...

    Jeff Byers - Nov 30, 2010

  10. RSNA: ED docs need face time with rads (Part 3 of 4)

    ... Would you like radiologists to speak to patients about clinical findings (or lack thereof) on an imaging exam? How do you figure ... imaging modalities. “Now, that monster has to be fed. It’s made radiologists more necessary.” ED physicians need radiologists for ...

    Lisa Fratt - Nov 30, 2010

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