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Lisa Fratt
 - curve
Cardiovascular Business

Medicare’s postponement of the CDS requirement means more time to implement best practices.

 - Plaque
Cardiovascular Business

The hunt for vulnerable plaque has been the holy grail of cardiology for years.

 - Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA
Health Imaging

Digital breast tomosynthesis scored a win on Oct. 31, 2014, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Medicare reimbursement for women undergoing a tomosynthesis exam in conjunction with 2D digital mammography.

 - Money Climb
Cardiovascular Business

Overall periprocedural death and stroke rates have declined in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting (CAS). 

 - Decision
Cardiovascular Business

One decision some cardiology groups may wrangle with is whether or not to launch a peripheral artery disease (PAD) program. 

 - Brain Roadmap
Molecular Imaging

“Alzheimer’s disease is probably the most underfunded disease in the U.S.,” charges Dean M. Hartley, PhD, director of science initiatives, medical and scientific relations, for the Alzheimer’s Association.

 - Key-Lock
Health Imaging

There is a primary care shortage that will continue for decades. The $64,000 question on radiologists’ minds is: where does radiology fit in?

 - 2013 PCIA
Health Imaging

The patient is the center of the healthcare universe, and imaging is no exception. Health Imaging’s inaugural Patient-Centric Imaging Awards spotlight patient engagement at five stellar groups.

 - Burnout
Health Imaging

Nearly half of U.S. physicians responding to a survey about burnout reported at least one symptom of burnout, researchers reported in a study published online August 20, 2012, in Archives of Internal Medicine. The researchers reported that radiologists face a slightly higher than average rate of burnout, a finding that doesn’t surprise many radiologists.

 - Breast PET/CT
Molecular Imaging

Many physicians and patients cast staging breast MRI as an imperfect exam. From the physician’s perspective, the exam generates thousands of difficult-to-interpret images. False-positive findings are not uncommon.