ACR Bulletin

Covering topics relevant to the practice of radiology

September 2023

The September 2023 Bulletin content upload.

In This Issue

  • Collaborating on Quality

    The ACR Learning Network showcases standout quality improvement projects in a new ACR Bulletin series on prostate MR imaging, mammography positioning, lung screening and follow-up recommendations.
  • A Health Equity Hurdle: Access to Affordable CT Colonography

    Even though colorectal cancers are expected to claim 52,000 lives in the U.S. this year, preventive screening is not always available to vulnerable populations. This second in an ACR Bulletin series showcases physician-led efforts to close gaps in awareness, access and outcomes.

  • Advocating for Breast Imaging

    Radiologists in Arizona worked with the state medical association to educate lawmakers about breast health and push for the breast screening statute to be updated. Together, they scored a win.
  • Diagnosing Hospital Payment Policy

    This second article in a two-part series on physician reimbursement explores how CMS pays for imaging services inside the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and the Inpatient Prospective Payment System.

  • Learning from the Best — Each Other

    Participants in the ACR Learning Network are dedicated to pursuing diagnostic excellence.
  • Scan Surprises

    Actionable incidental findings (AIFs) present unique challenges in the emergency department (ED) setting. By working together, radiologists and other ED physicians can ensure patients follow up on diagnoses they weren’t looking for or expecting.

  • September Dispatches

    Gender disparities in stroke care, PP&TS field review, SERAM honor, added content for Radiology-TEACHES™, reaching international audiences, breast imaging symposium, medical student scholarships, health equity podcast and more.
  • The Maestro of Medical Physics

    As Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, FACR, is named to the top leadership role of the AAPM, he discusses how medical physicists and radiologists can work together to improve the field of imaging.
  • The Value of ACR Membership

    As busy radiology professionals, ACR members don’t always stop to think about what it means to be part of the College. The benefits are numerous.

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