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Breast cancer incidence rising among women under 50

Breast cancer incidence is rising among U.S. women under 50, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open [1].Read More

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Radiology at tipping point with limitations of RVUs and the growing shortage of radiologists

Staffing in radiology has reached a critical point where there are no longer enough radiologists to fill the number of open positions. Several challenges related to this were highlighted at RSNA 2023, including limitations on RVUs used to pay radiologists, the need for balancing workloads despite disincentives to reading some studies, and new workflow efficiencies...

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More with less: Department cuts technologists’ wasted time searching for CT supplies by 62%

Amid a challenging hiring landscape, one academic radiology department has deduced how to improve the efficiency of its CT technologists with a simple intervention.Read More

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World Health Organisation forecasts 77% increase in new cancer cases by 2050

New cancer cases are expected to surge 77% by 2050 when compared to levels recorded in 2022, according to new data from the World Health Organisation.Read More

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FDA issues Class I recall notice for Philips nuclear imaging system

Philips has launched a voluntary recall of a years-old nuclear imaging system due to potential patient safety concerns, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced recently.Read More

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Use of AI-driven CT workflows in outpatient imaging to better serve patients

In healthcare, efficiency and patient-centred care stand as pillars for institutions aiming to deliver optimal services. In radiology this means faster access to medical imaging rather than being referred to other locations, speeding up turnaround time and improving accuracy to reduce the need for additional imaging exams. Duly Health and Care in the Chicago suburbs...

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Navigating the crucial challenges in radiology practice management

The landscape of radiology practice management is undergoing a significant transformation, as leaders contend with industry wide challenges such as staff shortages and reimbursement issues. Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) President-Elect Pete Moffatt, senior vice president of business development at Advocate Radiology, shed light on the pressing issues plaguing radiology in a video interview with...

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Trends and advances in CT systems at RSNA 2023

The Radiological Society of North America 2023 meeting is the epicentre for unveiling the latest innovations in computed tomography. Large vendors launched four new workhorse CT systems at the meeting and new technologies, especially in artificial intelligence and remote tech assistance, were shown by all CT exhibitors.

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Improving recruitment and retention in radiology

The demand for radiologists is surging while the supply continues to fall short. This has left radiology practices and health systems grappling with the crucial task of retaining and attracting talent in the face of the Great Resignation.

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3 transformative trends in radiology IT systems

Radiology informatics systems have been witnessing a transformative shift, influenced by technological advancements and the evolving needs of healthcare institutions. Tracy Byers, the CEO of enterprise imaging at Change Healthcare, shared insights into the significant trends she has observed when speaking with customers at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2023 meeting. She outlined...

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GE HealthCare to acquire Cleveland-based provider of AI imaging-analysis software

GE HealthCare has an agreement in place to acquire MIM Software Inc., a Cleveland-based provider of imaging analysis software for radiology and other specialties, the two announced Monday.

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Could enticing retired radiologists back into practice help solve the workforce crisis?

Many attendees were talking about the radiologist shortage at RSNA 2023 last month in Chicago, as hospitals and practices continue struggling to fill the position. But fewer are bringing up one simple solution: enticing older rads to come out of retirement.

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