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Michael Walter
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Michael joined TriMed in 2015 as the digital editor of RadiologyBusiness.com. He has over a decade of experience working as a writer, copy editor and manager. Michael studied journalism at the University of North Texas. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife, daughter, and a record collection that never seems to stop growing.
Radiology Business

Radiology Partners (RP) announced Tuesday, Feb. 20, that Jeffrey Immelt has joined its board of directors. Immelt is the former chairman and CEO of General Electric—he stepped down in 2017—and the current chairman of the board for athenahealth.

 - Bickelhaupt
Radiology Business

Diffusion kurtosis imaging, a new MRI breast imaging technique that does not require a contrast agent, and a radiomics breast cancer model could help reduce false-positive findings and unnecessary biopsies, according to a study published in Radiology.

Radiology Business

Siemens announced Monday, Feb. 19, that the FDA has cleared the company’s GOKnee3D MRI application.

 - AI
Radiology Business

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the biggest topics in healthcare today, and the authors of a recent analysis published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology wrote at length about radiology’s role in the development and implementation of these state-of-the-art technologies.

Radiology Business

A radiographer from England used inspiration from her other passion, swimming, to write a new children’s book.

 - Surgery
Radiology Business

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, the combination of a newly developed computer-aided detection (CAD) algorithm and a radiologist displayed strong diagnostic accuracy in the detection of randomly placed radiopaque μTags. Could this be the key to reducing retained surgical instruments?

Radiology Business

The Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) is now providing patient-friendly summaries of American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria (AC), according to a new blog post on the JACR’s website. The goal is to help laypeople better understand appropriate medical imaging.

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Radiology Business

Radiologists rarely turn to breast MRI when treating male patients, but according to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, it can be effective in certain scenarios.

 - Radiologist Working Late
Radiology Business

Fatigue is a real issue in radiology and affects diagnostic accuracy, according to a new systematic review of the subject published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Radiology Business

The number of students enrolled in radiography educational programs increased in 2017, according to new survey published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), but not by a significant margin.