Obamacare May Have Boosted Use of Mammograms

Friday, May 1, 2020

HealthDay News (5/1) reports on a study from the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which states that Medicaid expansion under Obamacare has increased access to mammograms for impoverished older women.

Another major study supports long-term DBT benefits

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Aunt Minnie (4/29) reports on a recent study published in Radiology which found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) sustained high specificity and low false-positive rates over multiple breast screening cycles.

AI bolsters lesion assessment on breast ultrasound

Friday, April 24, 2020

Aunt Minnie (4/24) reports that an artificial intelligence (AI)-based breast ultrasound software application can enhance the accuracy and consistency of lesion assessment for readers across a wide range of specialties and experience levels, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Should you offer telemammography during COVID-19?

Friday, April 24, 2020

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.

Radiology shows ingenuity in dealing with COVID-19

Monday, April 20, 2020

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.