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Scholarships Awarded to Residents, Fellows to Attend RLI Summit

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The Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) awarded scholarships to 10 radiology residents and fellows to attend the 2017 RLI Summit. Attendees will learn how to combine high-quality clinical care with smart organizational and strategic skills to thrive in emerging health care delivery and payment models.

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Imaging Dementia — Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, IDEAS Study, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s Association, American College of Radiology (ACR), Amyloid Neuroimaging and Genetics Initiative (ANGI) Study , Brain Health Registry (BHR)

IDEAS Study Spurs Related Research to Impact Dementia Care

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The milestone Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study is working with government and academic researchers to launch three add-on studies to expand the impact of the core study where more than 18,000 people with cognitive decline but an unclear diagnosis will receive an amyloid PET scan.

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Breast Cancer Special Report in NEJM Shows Why Women 40-49 Should Get Regular Mammograms

Lannin and Wang, published June 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that younger women of screening age are more likely to develop aggressive breast cancers than older women. This added risk reinforces why women should start annual mammography screening at age 40.

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ACR Announces New Officers

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Council elected Alan D. Kaye, MD, FACR, president and Lawrence A. Liebscher, MD, FACR, vice president. Kaye and Liebscher are among several new leaders taking office during ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology® held May 21–25 in Washington, DC.

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ACR Foundation Presents Global Humanitarian Awards

The American College of Radiology Foundation (ACRF) presented its Global Humanitarian Award to Barry B. Goldberg, MD, FACR (individual); Andean Health and Development and ASRT Foundation (groups); and Ann Polin (nonradiologist).

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American College of Radiology (ACR), Radiologist’s Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Improve Patient-Engagement Skills With Free ACR Online Resource

The new American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiologist’s Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care offers online practice-specific resources to help radiologists enhance patient engagement skills and offer more patient-centered care.

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American College of Radiology Bestows Highest Honors

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The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors (BOC) presented its highest honor—the Gold Medal—to three pioneering innovators during ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology® May 21–25 in Washington, DC.

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American College of Radiology Recognizes New Fellows

The American College of Radiology (ACR) inducted 134 new Fellows — an honor achieved by only 10 percent of members — during the ACR 2017 — The Crossroads of Radiology® meeting held from May 21–25 in Washington, D.C.

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ACR Data Science Institute™ to Guide Artificial Intelligence Use in Medical Imaging

Launched today, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute™ (DSI) will work with government, industry and others to guide and facilitate the appropriate development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help radiologists improve medical imaging care.

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Radiology Support, Communication and Alignment Network, R-SCAN, Protecting Access to Medicare Act , American College of Radiology (ACR)

Prepare Now for Appropriate Use Criteria Mandate With R-SCAN

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Taking part in the Radiology Support, Communication and Alignment Network (R-SCAN) brings radiologists and referring clinicians together to improve imaging appropriateness based on Choosing Wisely topics and prepares them for the coming federal mandate that health care providers consult appropriate use criteria (AUC) before ordering advanced imaging for Medicare patients.







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