[caption id="attachment_3811" align="alignleft" width="100"] Cristen Bolan, Executive Editor, Applied Radiology[/caption] Guest post by Cristen Bolan, executive editor, Applied Radiology. There is no such thing as a free lunch—in the end someone has to foot the bill. So, here’s my question: Who got pushed off the fiscal cliff?      A.

[caption id="attachment_3628" align="alignleft" width="135"] Jackie Whaley, Carestream[/caption] Three studies by Carestream R&D presented at RSNA this week featured some of  our latest work to reduce patient dose exposure: First, “Maximizing Lesion Conspicuity in Chest Radiography: Application of Low-Energy X-rays with Rib-contrast Suppression” was presented on Monday. The study

[caption id="attachment_3562" align="alignleft" width="125"] Mike Foley, Director of Radiology Services, Tufts Medical Center[/caption] Our radiology services team completes nearly 28,000 portable exams each year throughout the medical center. Mobile X-ray’s role in our patient care strategy continues to grow, making efficiency and image quality paramount. The first