Aunt Minnie (4/24) reports that while telemammography sounds ideal for the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distance is required for the safety of patients and practitioners, in practice, it is more complicated.
Aunt Minnie (3/20) reports on a virtual roundtable organized by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the Society for MR Radiographers and Technologists (SMRT), radiologists and operations managers came together to share with each other their successes and recommendations in dealing with COVID-19.
Radiology Business (4/20) reports on a study highlighted in JAMA Internal Medicine which states that giving older women a paper-based “decision aid” before visits with their primary care provider resulted in fewer patients receiving mammography screenings.
Aunt Minnie (4/16) reports that a change in one major health insurer's utilization management policy led to a significant increase in shorter, hypofractionated radiotherapy treatments for women with breast cancer, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology.
Health Imaging (4/14) reports on a body of research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology which has already established 2D synthetic mammography (SM) as no less useful than full-field digital mammography (FFDM) for finding various types of suspicious lesions at screening