July 11, 2022

JACR® Resident Highlights — July 2022

Updated Trends, Disparities, and Clinical Impact of Neuroimaging Utilization in Ischemic Stroke in the Medicare Population: 2012 to 2019
This article investigates the socioeconomic disparities in utilization of advanced neuroimaging over the last decade. Certain populations (rural, older than 80 and female) may receive fewer endovascular and intravenous interventions, which have a proven benefit on mortality.

Novel Quality Measure Set: Closing the Completion Loop on Radiology Follow-up Recommendations for Noncritical Actionable Incidental Findings
This article describes an ACR®-led multistakeholder initiative for improving communication and follow-up recommendations on actionable incidental findings. Authors detail nine trackable measures that can be imported into your practice to help improve patient outcomes and prevent delays in care.

Coping With Radiology Malpractice Litigation
For radiologists, the lifetime risk of a being named in a malpractice suit is 30 to 50%. This article describes the myriad of ways litigation can affect a physician’s well-being and how to deal with those stresses.

Statement From the ACR Committee on Drugs and Contrast Media on the Intravenous Iodinated Contrast Media Shortage
This article offers recommendations on how practices can address the contrast media shortage while maintaining high standards of patient care.