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.

Handing women 75 and up mammography ‘decision aid’ results in fewer breast imaging exams

Monday, April 20, 2020

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.

Insurance change leads to more hypofractionated therapy

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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.


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