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Study finds problems with reviewing medical images from portable media

Radiologists and referring clinicians frequently use portable media (CDs, DVDs) to review patient medical images acquired at outside imaging centers, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scans, but issues regarding access, importability, and viewing of these portable media exist, according to a new study.
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Clinical decision support systems help control inappropriate medical imaging, study suggests

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Researchers have found that clinical decision support systems can help reduce inappropriate medical imaging, including unnecessary computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans. Read Post

Radiologists tackle legal challenges and policies for evaluating outside studies

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

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Medicare payments for medical imaging are higher to nonradiologist physicians than to radiologists

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Researchers have found that Medicare payments for non-invasive medical imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scans, are now higher to non-radiologists than to radiologists, according to a new study. Read Post


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