Imaging transparency Usage, reporting requirements are hot topics

Imaging transparency Usage, reporting requirements are hot topics
“There are a limited number of healthcare dollars and we need to spend them as wisely as possible,” says Dr. Ben Paxton, radiology resident at Duke University Medical Center and a co-author of the unpublished study. Paxton and Dr. Ramsey Kilani, …

Former radiology tech turns to holistic healing
Raiola has been in the business of healing for many years before opening the Organic Warehouse, including a 20-year career as a radiology technician and an outpatient center supervisor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. …
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US radiologists back mammograms for women in 40s
Women in their 40s could benefit from annual breast screenings, say US radiologists in a finding that adds to the confusion on the best use of mammography. The research was presented at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting in …

Radiologists Have Little Influence Over Expensive Imaging
November 28, 2011 — Radiologists might hold overall medical responsibility over high-tech diagnostic imaging, but they have little say over its specific use. A new study has found that only 5.3% of high-cost medical imaging exams were performed …
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