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November 13, 2018
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Dynamic Digital X-ray: see radiology like Never before

There’s a new modality in radiology, one that takes advantage of digital radiography (DR) and reflects the tenets of value-based medicine — low cost, high information and low radiation dose to patients.

The FDA has not cleared this modality, but it has shown promise managing patients suffering from lung dysfunction as well as injury to musculoskeletal tissues.

Categories: Technology X-Ray
November 8, 2018
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Patients want to learn imaging results as soon as possible, from their own doctor

Patients prefer to receive imaging results as soon as possible, according to new research published in Radiology. They also want that information to come from their physician and over the telephone, not through a patient portal.

November 6, 2018
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Don’t Just Improve the Patient Experience—Design It

Identifying the problems that suppress patient satisfaction can prove as elusive an exercise as formulating the remedies. The creatively collaborative process known as design thinking can help with both.

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November 6, 2018
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Q&A: 20 Minutes With 2018 RSNA President Vijay Rao, MD

It will come as no surprise to attendees of RSNA 2018 when Vijay M. Rao, MD, officially kicks off the proceedings by homing in on AI and machine learning during her president’s address on Sunday, November 25, at 8:30 a.m. After all, that topic was the talk of McCormick Place last late November and, since then, it’s only grown in importance to the profession.

Categories: X-Ray Interviews
October 9, 2018
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RSNA 2018 Product Preview

From November 25-30, imaging professionals from around the world will convene at Chicago’s vast McCormick Place for the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting for the Radiological Society of North America. This year, roughly 680 vendors, to date, are slated to exhibit their latest and greatest products. Read on to find out what top technologies will be on display.

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X-Ray In Motion
October 2, 2018
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X-ray in Motion: changing the role of Radiology

See the future of healthcare! Join us for lunch and an informative session on the most significant innovation in Radiology in more than three decades. See the future of healthcare, X-Ray in Motion: Changing the Role of Radiology in Pulmonary Function Assessment and Diagnosis. A panel of radiologists and pulmonologists discuss advanced tools that allow radiologists to assess and quantify lung function from x-ray images*  (* not cleared by the FDA.)

Monday, November 26 12:30 - 1:30 PM McCormick Convention Center Visit KM-XIM.cvent.com to reserve your seat for this Lunch and Learn. Hurry, space is limited.

Categories: X-Ray
September 17, 2018
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Overhead Tube Crane (OTC)

Overhead Tube Crane (OTC) – This type of system features a ceiling-mounted X-ray tube that moves about the room to treat patients while lying down, sitting or standing, including those in a wheelchair or gurney. It’s easy to use and offers exceptional imaging flexibility so staff can make fast accurate diagnoses. OTC is ideally suited for facilities with a large number and variety of exam types, especially when patients are bedridden.

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September 17, 2018
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Can't find an ordering provider? Share imaging results with the patient or risk a lawsuit

Though the primary cause for radiology malpractice cases is misdiagnosis, breakdown in communication between radiologists and ordering providers now accounts for a growing proportion of lawsuits, according to a new analysis published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

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September 10, 2018
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2018 US Open Takes High-Definition X-Ray Straight to the Courtside

For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition.

For the first time in US tennis history, athletes at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships were given direct access to digital X-rays courtside to assist in the diagnosis of bone and musculoskeletal injuries during competition. This innovative move was provided in partnership with Mount Sinai Health System and Konica Minolta Healthcare, which provided a portable X-ray system outfitted with the highest definition X-ray technology in the market.

Categories: X-Ray Technology
Group Conversation
September 17, 2018
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ACR asks its members: What do your patients value?

On the American College of Radiology’s Voice of Radiology blog, Melissa Chen, MD, announced plans to build on last year’s survey of patient attitudes toward imaging. ACR will begin to develop a new survey to help define exactly what patients value when interacting with medical imaging professionals.

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