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RSNA 2012 Agenda, Hot Topics

This year’s annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is coming soon. As always, the event is one of the highly interesting medical gatherings for radiologists and other medical specialists. Recently, the official website of RSNA 2012 has released the agenda of the meeting. In this article will get a brief look on the topics discussed at the event. More...

RSNA 2012, Why Important?

There is no doubt that medical imaging and healthcare IT have been marked among the fast growing branches of medicine in the last few years. The progress witnessed in those fields is continuous and rapid. Therefore, physicians and other healthcare professionals are always in need of updating their information on the latest in their industry. RSNA 2012, source of updates This year’s...

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...

Image Management of New Acquisition Moda...

Image Management of New Acquisition Modalities
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Author: Katherine P. Andriole, PhD,  J. Anthony Seibert, and Margarita Louise Zuley Code: RC126 Objective: Attendees will become familiar with the difficulties inherent in acquiring, transmitting and archiving the large data sets generated by new medical imaging modalities. They will understand the limitations of current post-processing workflows and be...