Practice Management

Practice management involves overseeing all business aspects of a medical practice including financials, human resources, information technology, compliance, marketing and operations.

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Radiologists need better access to patient data stored in the electronic medical record, imaging IT expert Rik Primo explains. 

Imaging IT expert Rik Primo discusses emerging issues he saw at RSNA and HIMSS.

Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Telehealth can provide significant value when it comes to managing and monitoring patients with CVD or suspected CVD. A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association explores the latest details on this evolving treatment option. 

Virtual radiology consultation services could add value—but are patients interested?

Patients appeared to show little interest in the offering, presenting an "important quandary" for the specialty, according to a new study. 

August 25, 2023
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Rad AI announces new artificial intelligence-powered software for radiology reports

After previewing the new software in September, Rad AI will make it commercially available throughout the United States at RSNA 2023 in Chicago.

August 23, 2023
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Radiologist accuracy takes a hit overnight, especially with advanced imaging exams

Serious discrepancies between preliminary imaging reads and final radiology reports are at risk of accumulating when the prelims are rendered during overnight hours. 

August 16, 2023
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Some radiologists' stress lowered during COVID, but it was short lived

Breast radiologists are known to have higher rates of burnout in comparison to many of their peers, but the beginning of the pandemic brought this group something not often encountered within the specialty—downtime. 

July 24, 2023
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Interventional radiology has a representation problem, according to surveyed medical students

Gaps in mentorship are of particular concern for students who might have otherwise pursued a career path in IR, data show.

July 19, 2023
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Many physicians are unaware that interventional radiology is a distinct specialty

This could pose as a barrier to referrals for image-guided interventions for radiologists specializing in IR, authors of a new paper in Clinical Imaging suggested.

July 17, 2023

Natural language processing can limit report discrepancies between AI and radiologists

Journal of the American College of Radiology study details how one radiology department  implemented NLP software to resolve inadvertent discordance between physicians and an AI decision support system.

July 13, 2023

The good and the bad of synoptic radiology reports

Synoptic radiology reports with detailed information on disease sites in ovarian cancer could help to guide surgical decisions, but they can come at a cost.

July 13, 2023
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