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Expert Panel Addresses Safety in Medical...

Expert Panel Addresses Safety in Medical Imaging
CHICAGO—An expert panel convened today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to discuss medical imaging appropriateness, ionizing radiation from imaging procedures, and efforts under way to curb overutilization, decrease radiation dose, and educate patients on the risks and benefits of medical imaging. Panel members included: James A. Brink, M.D....

Image Wisely Initiative to Help Provider...

Image Wisely Initiative to Help Providers Reduce Radiation Dose
As medical imaging exams have replaced more invasive procedures, benefiting patients and revolutionizing medicine, people’s exposure to medical radiation has increased. Imaging providers are concerned that radiation exposure over time could have adverse effects for patients. They continue to act to ensure that patients receive only necessary scans and to reduce radiation dose used...