Radiology & Imaging

Performance improvement sustained after DBT adoption

(HealthDay)—Performance improvements after adoption of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) relative to digital mammography (DM) performance have been sustained, regardless of DBT volume, according to a study published online ...

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Major disruptions are frequent in primary care

In primary care practices, sustainability of performance improvements and ability to deliver continuity of care to patients can be adversely affected by major disruptive events, such as relocations and changes in ownership, ...

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New system streamlines CME credit approval process

(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) have launched a new performance improvement activity credit reporting process called the AAFP Credit System, ...

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AMA introduces medical education initiative

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association's (AMA) Accelerating Change in Education initiative is being introduced in 11 medical schools in an effort to shift the focus of education toward real-world practice and competency ...

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Strobe glasses improve hockey players' performance

Professional hockey players who trained with special eyewear that only allowed them to see action intermittently showed significant improvement in practice drills, according to a Duke University study with the NHL's Carolina ...

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All hospital emergency rooms should be prepared for children

(HealthDay)—All hospital emergency departments (EDs), including community hospital EDs, should have the appropriate medications, equipment, policies, and staff to provide effective emergency care for children, according ...

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