Radiology Board Claim They Are Unable To Reduce Exam Fees

Radiology Board Claim They Are Unable To Reduce Exam Fees

The American Board of Radiology revealed recently that it has experienced “persistent barriers” in preventing them from reducing exam fees following its transition to a virtual test-taking model. The board is making the switch away from in-person certification in 2021 after radiologists demanded alternatives for their safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the “perceived…

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Cyber Security Attack Breaches St. Margaret’s Health

Cyber Security Attack Breaches St. Margaret’s Health

This past weekend, on a Sunday morning, a breach in security occurred in the patient information of St. Margaret’s Health in Spring Valley, However, the healthcare provider has no evidence of the breach and is unsure how it even occurred. Linda Burt, VP of Quality and Community Services, said the organizations is taking all the…

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7 Bites Of News And Commentary From The Endocrinology World

7 Bites Of News And Commentary From The Endocrinology World

A quick list of facts about what’s happening in Endocrinology’s neck-of-the-woods. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that healthcare providers are watching carefully for new cases of diabetes when a November study found that 15% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients developed diabetes. A modified-release hydrocortisone therapy helped to improve morning and early afternoon biochemical control for adults with…

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Study finds Amyloid Blood Tests for May Cut Need for PET in Half

Study finds Amyloid Blood Tests for May Cut Need for PET in Half

Study authors suggest that the positive result of using the blood test methods may lead to faster clinical trial recruitment. A recent study by authors Ashvini Keshavan, Josef Pannee, et al. aimed to evaluate population-based blood screening for preclinical Alzheimer’s disease in a British birth cohort at age 70. Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5…

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Pulmonary Nodules: What Radiologists Should Recommend

Pulmonary Nodules: What Radiologists Should Recommend

Recently, it was acknowledged that radiologists vary widely in whether they recommend follow ups for pulmonary modules. But this is something that deeply needs examination. A new study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, published Sunday in JACR, claims organizations need to reform this. They remind us that lung cancer is still the deadliest form of…

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