Category: Management & Staffing

Management & Staffing

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Six Tough Questions to Ask Before Providing Remote Reading

Supporting radiologists with access to remote reading can be a meaningful way to retain a talented radiologist workforce—despite the technology and policy challenges. That’s according to Ontario, Canada-based Don K. Dennison, who has 18 years of experience in medical imaging informatics.

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For Medicare Reform, 11th-Hour Decision Support

Congress doesn’t always succeed in implementing forward-thinking policy changes. But the recent passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 not only addresses overutilization and rising costs with careful, evidence-based reform, it puts power back in the hands of radiologists.

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Study: High-Dose Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Patients Once Deemed Incurable

In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long oligometastatic patients live and doubles how long they live without cancer. The findings will be presented in a news briefing and the plenary session at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) next week.

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Teleradiology Provider Enhances Productivity with Konica Minolta PACS

Nine months after the implementation of Exa PACS from Wayne, N.J.-based Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., teleradiology provider Radiology Imaging Solutions, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., one of the state’s largest radiology imaging suppliers, has significantly increased volume and productivity.