Featured Articles

CT Imaging: Radiation Risk Reduction—Real-Life Experience in a Metropolitan Outpatient Imaging Network [PDF]

John O. Johnson, MD, Jon M. Robins, MD

Using the Internet for Image Transfer in a Regional Trauma Network: Effect on CT Repeat Rate, Cost, and Radiation Exposure [PDF]

Patrick T. Flanagan, MD, Annemarie Relyea-Chew, JD, MS, Joel A. Gross, MD, MS, Martin L. Gunn, MBChB

CT Dose Reduction Applications: Available Tools on the Latest Generation of CT Scanners [PDF]

Siva P. Raman, MD, Pamela T. Johnson, MD, Swati Deshmukh, MD, et al

Executive Dialogue: Low-Dose Imaging: Developing Radiation Management Programs

Posted with permission from the November 2012, Volume 86, Number 11 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks

Radiology Stewardship and Quality Improvement: The Process and Costs of Implementing a CT Radiation Dose Optimization Committee in a Medium-Sized Community Hospital System [PDF]

Jenifer R. Q. W. Siegelman, MD, MPH, Dustin A. Gress, MSc

Compendium of Resources for Radiation Safety in Medical Imaging Using Ionizing Radiation [PDF]

Anum S. Minhas, BS, Donald P. Frush, MD

The Choosing Wisely Campaign and Its Potential Impact on Diagnostic Radiation Burden [PDF]

Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, Daniel J. Durand, MD

A Community Hospital's Experience With an Effective, Affordable, and Easily Implemented CT Radiation Dose Reduction Initiative [PDF]

Ronnie C. Chen, MD, John O. Johnson, MD

Understanding CT Dose Display [PDF]

Daniel J. Durand, MD, Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD


ACR Appropriateness Criteria

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Sinonasal Disease [PDF]

Rebecca S. Cornelius, MD, Jamie Martin, MD, Franz J. Wippold II, MD, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Pretreatment Staging of Colorectal Cancer [PDF]

Catherine Dewhurst, MD, Max P. Rosen, MD, MPH, Michael A. Blake, MB, BCh, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Unit Patients [PDF]

Judith K. Amoros, MD, Mark Paul Bramwit, MD, Tan-Lucien H. Mohammed, MD, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis [PDF]

Benoit Desjardins, MD, PhD, Frank J. Rybicki, MD, PhD, Hyun S. Kim, MD, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Jaundice [PDF]

Tasneem Lalani, MD, Corey A. Couto, MD, Max P. Rosen, MD, MPH, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Breast Cancer Screening [PDF]

Martha B. Mainiero, MD, Ana Lourenco, MD, Mary C. Mahoney, MD, et al

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Chronic Chest Pain—Low to Intermediate Probability of Coronary Artery Disease [PDF]

Pamela K. Woodard, MD, Richard D. White, MD, Suhny Abbara, MD, et al


Archived Featured Articles

2010 ACR Presidential Address, Patient-Focused Radiology: Taking Charge of Radiation Dose [PDF]

Carol M. Rumack, MD

Incorporating Radiation Dose Assessments into the ACR Appropriateness Criteria® [PDF]

Beth A. Schueler, PhD

Executive Dialogue: Low-Dose Imaging: Developing Radiation Management Programs

Posted with permission from the November 2012, Volume 86, Number 11 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks

Multidetector CT Dose: Clinical Practice Improvement Strategies From a Successful Optimization Program [PDF]

Anthony B. Wallace, MS, Stacy K. Goergen, MBBS, Daniel Schick, MS, et al

CT Radiation Dose Reduction by Modifying Primary Factors [PDF]

Sarabjeet Singh, MD, Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD, James H. Thrall, MD, Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD

Global Quality Imaging: Emerging Issues [PDF]

Lawrence S. Lau, MBBS, Maria R. Pérez, MD, Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, MS, et al

Diagnostic Reference Levels from the ACR CT Accreditation Program [PDF]

Cynthia McCollough, PhD, Theresa Branham, RT(R) (CT) (QM), Vince Herlihy, MD, et al

Ionizing Radiation in Abdominal CT: Unindicated Multiphase Scans Are an Important Source of Medically Unnecessary Exposure [PDF]

Kristie M. Guite, MD, J. Louis Hinshaw, MD, Frank N. Ranallo, PhD, et al

Best in Practice: A Model for Improved Radiologist-Technologist Collaboration and Image Optimization [PDF]

Michael Recht, MD, Danny Kim, MD, MSE, Kirk Lawson, MBA, Thomas Mulholland, RT

Automatic Exposure Control in CT: Applications and Limitations [PDF]

Sarabjeet Singh, MD, Mannudeep K. Kalra, MD, James H. Thrall, MD, Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD

Automated Extraction of Radiation Dose Information for CT Examinations [PDF]

Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD, Stefan Zimmerman, MD, Andrew D. A. Maidment, PhD, et al

Quantifying Radiation Safety and Quality in Medical Imaging, Part 1: Creating the Infrastructure [PDF]

Bruce I. Reiner, MD

The University of Colorado Radiology Adult Dose-Risk Smartcard [PDF]

R. Edward Hendrick, PhD, Gerald D. Dodd III, MD, Gary D. Fullerton, PhD, et al

Utilization Strategies for Cumulative Dose Estimates: A Review and Rational Assessment [PDF]

Daniel J. Durand, MD, Robert L. Dixon, PhD, Richard L. Morin, PhD

Summary of Workshop on CT in Emergency Medicine: Ensuring Appropriate Use [PDF]

Otha Linton, MSJ, Thomas S. Tenforde, PhD, E. Stephen Amis, MD, Paul Sierzenski, MD

Radiation Safety in the Era of Helical CT: A Patient-Based Protection Program Currently in Place in Two Community Hospitals in New Hampshire [PDF]

Steven Birnbaum, MD

Exposure to Ionizing Radiation and Estimate of Secondary Cancers in the Era of High-Speed CT Scanning: Projections from the Medicare Population [PDF]

Aabed B. Meer, AB, Pat A. Basu, MD, Laurence C. Baker, PhD, Scott W. Atlas, MD

American College of Radiology White Paper on Radiation Dose in Medicine [PDF]

Amis ES Jr, Butler PF, Applegate KE, et al

ACR White Paper on Radiation Dose in Medicine: Three Years Later [PDF]

Amis ES Jr, Butler PF

Slice Wars vs Dose Wars in Multiple-Row Detector CT [PDF]

Mahesh, M.

NCRP Report Number 160: Its Significance to Medical Imaging [PDF]

Mahesh, M.

Features to Consider When Selecting a New CT Scanner [PDF]

Mahesh, M.