At RSNA 2012 there was a subtle shift in emphasis from radiologist productivity to clinical quality, no doubt driven by greater quality reporting and pay-for-performance requirements.  Shown as a prototype in the Carestream booth, Montage Healthcare Solutions demonstrated Montage Signal™, a new software capability that flags report inconsistencies

[caption id="attachment_3635" align="alignleft" width="115"] Zhimin Huo, Carestream[/caption] If you left RSNA early, you may have missed a presentation today titled, “Rib Suppression Technique for an Enhanced Interpretation of Chest Radiographs.” Don’t worry, though – you can read a summary of it here: Chest radiographs are the most commonly

Todd Kranpitz, Executive Director of Radiology at Iowa Health, Des Moines, visited our social media broadcast center at RSNA to offer his thoughts on the transformation underway in radiology.  Kranpitz feels its important that the radiology professionals become educators and reach out to other specialties to ensure

[caption id="attachment_3632" align="alignleft" width="144"] Jim Sehnert, Carestream[/caption] In case you missed it, a presentation at RSNA today was centered on the added benefits that digital radiography brings to healthcare facilities. If you weren’t able to make it, here are the main findings: Recently, a study was conducted

[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