Diagnostic Reading #51: 5 “Must Read” Articles on HIT & Radiology

Headlines include imaging’s possible role in combatting food shortages; consumers want access to health records

Diagnostic Reading summary includes: PET imaging might play a role in studying pest resistance to help combat global food shortages; providers’ inability to share data hurts patient satisfaction; poll reveals Americans don’t want insurers to limit treatment decisions; unpaid caregivers are gaining recognition for their contributions to the delivery of healthcare; and a startup company will develop a mobile app to help opioid users in need of emergency care.

Researchers use radioactive tracer, PET imaging to fight hunger – Health Imaging

As the global population grows at a rate of 88 million people per year, researchers are using advanced nuclear methods to study pest resistance in corn that could make significant strides toward solving global food shortages.image of empty bowl

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