Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston is notifying patients that their confidential health information may have been breached after a BWH physician was held up at gunpoint and forced to turn over his laptop and cell phone.
Radiologists at Emory University Hospital have developed a protocol for obtaining chest radiographs that could significantly improve physicians’ ability to rapidly diagnose patients suspected of having Ebola.
The creation of the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) is the most recent evidence of CMS’ commitment to improving data collection and dissemination. Niall Brennan, the agency’ first Chief Data Officer (CDO), will be leading the charge.
Imaging Economics magazine and digital media brand is proud to welcome our newest editorial advisory board member, Teri Yates, founder and principal consultant of Accountable Radiology Advisors.
A study at RSNA conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School and physicians from Cottage Health System and DR Systems will involve attendees in image shuffling, a progressive reading method that departs from traditional, side-by-side image comparison.
In a draft decision, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced it will provide Medicare coverage for low-dose computed tomography screening for seniors at high risk of lung cancer, the American College of Radiology has announced.
Early bird registration is now open through Jan. 9 for the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 40th Annual Scientific Meeting Feb. 28 to March 5, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
Scientists and researchers from Carestream and medical schools throughout the country will participate in four sessions at the upcoming 2014 Radiological Society of North America conference in Chicago.
This year’s RSNA meeting—its 100th—promises to be the can’t-miss radiology event of the year.
A new agreement between Infraredx, a medical device manufacturer, and HealthTrust will make available the TVC Imaging System, a novel dual-modality intravascular imaging technology, to 1,400 acute care facilities.