The American College of Radiology Association has established the Scope-of-Practice Fund to safeguard patients and patient access to radiologist expertise by fighting state and federal non-physician SOP expansion legislation.
Category: Patient Safety
Regulatory requirements in the medical radiation equipment and materials sector range far and wide, but one trend persists: the number of requirements and their complexity increases every year. Staying on top of such regulations is where radiation safety officers (RSOs) fulfill a vital role.Read More
A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. Specifically, the imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully eliminate.Read More
A new study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology makes the case for why it is time to abandon the practice of patient shielding in radiology.Read More