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At a time when more healthcare stakeholders are looking to integrate care across providers and provide better care coordination for patients, addressing social determinants of health is gaining prominence.

“The risk of malpractice within the specialty is real, and in some respect, inevitable for most of us,” wrote Jonathan L. Mezrich, MD, in a new piece published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Red and white meat have equally harmful effects on blood cholesterol levels, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, contradicting the popular idea that lighter proteins like chicken are more heart-healthy than their counterparts like beef and lamb.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced numerous award winners, selecting members for a variety of honors. 

At a time when physicians are in high demand, the occupation is seeing rising salaries, according to the latest compensation findings from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

CVD and depression are a two-way street, capable of inflicting considerable damage on one another. So how do heart patients protect their mental health after a life-threatening event like MI?

The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) recently published a new chapter outlining minimum standards for preparing, compounding, dispensing and packaging sterile and non-sterile radiopharmaceuticals that are part of state-licensed activities.

CMS wants to reduce the paperwork burden for the healthcare industry and is asking for stakeholder input on its initiative, Patients over Paperwork, the agency announced June 6.

 

Imaging providers are implementing new and creative ways to improve breast cancer screening at their facilities, including holding special V.I.P. nights and offering services from within a shopping mall.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is championing bipartisan legislation introduced Wednesday, June 5, that would reduce prior authorization practices found to delay patient access to necessary cancer treatments.

A convolutional neural network has proven better than traditional equations, indexes and scoring systems at predicting which hospitalized patients will face readmission not long after being sent home.  

Half of all physicians in the United States experience burnout, and recent surveys have suggested that number could be even higher among women.