The latest developments in research related to quality improvement for medical imaging.

 


Why monitoring patient x-ray exposure matters

Dr. Bruce Gray

PHOTO BY KEVIN VAN PAASSEN FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Dr. Gray talks about monitoring radiation exposure, measuring risk, and of the Medical Imaging Metadata and Radiation Registry of Ontario (MIMRRO).

For the full article from the Globe and Mail, click here.


Older heart tests may match value of CT scans

A new study published in April 2015 involving 10,000 patients in the United States and Canada suggests that there is no improvement in clinical outcome when comparing the use of heart CT scans over older, more traditional tests that do not involve radiation. A summary of the findings can be found here.

For the full article from the New England Journal of Medicine, click here.


Using text to make CT scans safer

Dr. Bruce Gray stands in front of a CT scanner

PHOTO BY YURI MARKAROV

Dr. Bruce Gray talks metadata and discusses the creation of the Medical Imaging Metadata Radiation Registry of Ontario, or MIMRRO. Click here for full article.