A hospital and a radiology group provide insight into their adoption of vendor-neutral archives, including the challenges of implementation and how to utilize them to meet different organizational needs.
SIR 2013 Reporter’s Notebook
Here’s a roundup of some important studies discussed at the society’s annual meeting.
Final Days for Preliminary Reads?
In part one of Radiology Today’s discussion on preliminary reads, radiologists provide their opinions on the subject and whether final reads alone will become the new standard.
A 36-year-old woman with no past medical history presented with the complaint of central chest pain over the past six months. The initial chest X-rays were normal, though the patient continued to complain of worsening pain and a sensation of chest swelling. Read more »
A 55-year-old woman with 3-year history of progressive lower extremity numbness and weakness. Coronal MR angiogram, obtained using gadolinium bolus technique (4-sec delay), of lower thoracic spine shows enlarged, tortuous draining veins (arrowheads) along surface of spinal cord.