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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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Radiologists tackle legal challenges and policies for evaluating outside studies

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

As more patients are referred to tertiary care center with previous images, a new study from researchers at the Westchester Medical Center shows how radiologists are tackling the challenges of interpreting outside studies and review... Read Post

Necessity, Efficacy Of Medical Imaging Questioned As Number Of Scans Ordered Rises

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

The New York Times on Monday examined several issues surrounding the quickly growing medical imaging industry. More than 95 million "high-tech scans" are done annually, including computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and p... Read Post

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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