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A Team Approach to Stop Gonadal Shielding Amidst COVID-19

August 2020 — Learn how radiologist Jay K. Pahade, MD, medical physicist Adel Mustafa, PhD, and radiologic technologist Kelly Thomas used the COVID-19 pandemic as an impetus for change at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Their team-based approach to cease routine use of gonadal shielding for radiographs, in line with the latest science and best practices, has helped them improve patient care and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

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Medical Radiation Exposure of U.S. Patients

January 2020 — Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, FAAPM, FACR, FACMP, FSCCT, FIOMP, discusses findings from NCRP Report 184 on Medical Radiation Exposure of Patients in the U.S..

Low-Dose Lung CT

November 2019 — Debra S. Dyer, MD, FACR discusses Radiation Safety and Low-Dose Lung CT for Lung Cancer Screening during this Image Wisely® Facebook Live event.

Protocol Review in the Informatics Era

October 2019 — William F. Sensakovic, PhD, DABR, MRSC (MRSE), discussed Protocol Review in the Informatics Era during an Image Wisely® Facebook Live event.

Judicious Use of Multiphase Abdominal CT Protocols

September 2019 — Pamela Johnson, MD, discussed harmonizing abdominal CT protocol utilization without compromising quality of care during an Image Wisely® Facebook Live event.

Communicating Risks and Benefits of Patient Shielding in Radiology

April 2019 — Medical physicists Rebecca Marsh, PhD, and Eric Gingold, PhD, discussed the risks and benefits of patient shielding in radiology during an Image Wisely® Facebook Live event.

Radiation in Crematoriums

March 2019 — Image Wisely® hosted a Facebook Live event on radiation safety in crematoriums with Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, Chief Physicist for the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Professor of Radiology and Medicine for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

CT and the Pregnant Patient

February 2019 — Image Wisely® hosted a Facebook Live event on CT and the pregnant patient with Elliot K. Fishman MD, FACR, Professor of Radiology, Surgery, Oncology and Urology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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medically necessary imaging studies and to eliminate unnecessary procedures

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