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Patients Far More Likely to Have Imaging Scan if Seen by Non-Physician Provider

Advanced practice clinicians, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, are 34 percent more likely than primary care physicians to prescribe an imaging exam for patients, according to a Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study...
24-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Medicare CT Screening Coverage Can Make This the Most Effective Lung Cancer Awareness Month Ever

Lung Cancer Awareness Month this year is different and may be the most significant in history. By Nov. 10, Medicare must rule on coverage for computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening – the first and only test proven to reduce lung cancer...
3-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

ACR Foundation Announces New Global Humanitarian Awards

Individuals and organizations providing or increasing access to quality radiological services for patients in low- to middle-income countries* and underserved areas of the United States are encouraged to apply for the American College of Radiology...
14-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

FDA and HHS Experts to Deliver Keynote Addresses at ACR Informatics Summit

Jeffrey Shuren, MD, JD, director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and David R. Hunt, MD, FACS, medical director of patient safety and health IT adoption with the Office of the National Coordinator...
8-Oct-2014 11:10 AM EDT

ACR Continuous Professional Improvement Program, Now Available Online

Traditionally offered in print, the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Continuous Professional Improvement (CPI) self-assessment program is now available in a convenient online format. The new online format is suited for Mac or PCs, iPads and...
8-Oct-2014 10:55 AM EDT

Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Thirty percent of the nearly 40,000 women who will die from breast cancer in the next year* could have been helped if they had received a regular mammogram starting at age 40. And, for women looking to take charge of their breast health,...
1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Radiologist-Led Education Increases Understanding of Cancer Screening Tools, Role of Radiologist

The October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR®) focuses role of radiology and radiologists in evolving health care delivery systems, the quality and safety of radiological care worldwide as well as a variety of issues...
29-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography...
29-Sep-2014 3:15 PM EDT

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World Class Experts Address Today’s Hottest Breast Cancer Issues at 35th National Conference on Breast Cancer

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Renowned breast cancer care experts will address hot-button issues, including tailored breast cancer screening, the role of ultrasound and MRI in women with dense breasts and the latest breast imaging technologies — tomosynthesis and molecular...
8-Mar-2012 2:35 PM EST

Radiation Experts Available

In light of the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has several radiation experts available for media interviews.
23-Mar-2011 1:15 PM EDT

Radiation Experts Available

In wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has several radiation experts available for media interviews.
17-Mar-2011 12:25 PM EDT

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