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  •  5 ways to craft a good radiology gaming curriculum

    5 ways to craft a good radiology gaming curriculum

    Kate Madden Yee - www.auntminnie.com | July 30, 2019


    ​Gaming in radiology education has begun to take hold as another way to teach residents the skills they need for clinical practice. Five principles are key when creating a gaming curriculum, according to a review in the August issue of Academic Radiology. Read More
  • Economists press Senate to save ACA's controversial 'Cadillac' tax

    Economists press Senate to save ACA's controversial 'Cadillac' tax

    Robert King - www.fiercehealthcare.com | July 29, 2019


    ​A group of 100 economists is urging the Senate not to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA's) tax on high-cost health plans but face a stiff challenge to save a levy reviled by both Republicans and Democrats. Read More
  • Providers see convenient care as both a threat and an opportunity, survey finds: 4 notes

    Providers see convenient care as both a threat and an opportunity, survey finds: 4 notes

    Andrea Park - www.beckerhospitalreview.com | July 23, 2019


    ​Amid the growing prevalence of retail clinics, urgent care facilities and direct-to-consumer telemedicine options, hospitals and health systems are still unsure how these convenient care options impact their organizations. Read More
  • Deep learning distinguishes Alzheimer’s from normal cognition

    Deep learning distinguishes Alzheimer’s from normal cognition

    Matt O'Connor - www.healthimaging.com | July 22, 2019


    ​A deep learning model that simulates a clinician’s diagnostic process can accurately diagnose Alzheimer’s disease from cognitively normal patients, according to a study published July 16 in Neurocomputing. Read More
  • CT CAC linked to cardiovascular mortality in young adults

    CT CAC linked to cardiovascular mortality in young adults

    Abraham Kim - www.auntminnie.com | July 22, 2019


    ​Positive scores on CT coronary artery calcium (CAC) scans were strongly associated with an increased risk of heart disease and all-cause mortality in young adults in a new study, published online July 19 in JAMA Network Open. CT CAC testing could help direct these individuals to preventive therapy, researchers say. Read More