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New rule for emergency departments to safely reduce use of CTs after falls in older patients

How do emergency department staff determine whether older adults who have fallen need imaging? A new decision rule will help emergency department physicians determine which older adults need imaging for head injuries, describes new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). With aging populations, emergency...

Study validates new biopsy method for breast cancer patients

Lawson researchers first in North America to study a more streamlined biopsy procedure By Celine Zadorsky In a newly published study in the American Journal of Roentgenology, a team at Lawson Health Research Institute was the first in North America to find that a new breast...

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Clinical decision support can improve DI

Medical imaging is a cornerstone of patient care in Canada. Throughout healthcare, medical imaging...

Researchers adapt MRI technology to image salt within the kidneys

Research technology could improve care for patients with kidney disease By Celine Zadorsky In a newly...

Prostate cancer imaging research could bring big benefits

By Amanda Taccone With newly announced studies, Lawson Health Research Institute continues to lead the...

Prostate cancer imaging research could bring big benefits

By Amanda Taccone With newly announced studies, Lawson Health Research Institute continues to lead the...

Game changer: St. Michael’s is first hospital in Canada to acquire clinical portable MRI scanner

By Marlene Leung   St. Michael’s Hospital, a site of Unity Health Toronto, is the...

New Interventional Radiology Suite is first in Canada

By Melissa Londono Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital officially unveiled its new Interventional Radiology...

Providing optimal radiology care in northern Quebec

Dr. Marie-Constance Lacasse, a dedicated CAR member and neuroradiologist at McGill University Health Centre...

Updating Diagnostic Imaging Referral Guidelines

The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) working in collaboration with national medical bodies and...

Re-imagining radiology for the future, through a patient-centered lens

COVID-19 has profoundly affected patient access to the healthcare system in Canada. In response...

Supporting human resources to promote health system resilience

By Ania Kielar COVID-19 has made it evident that our nation’s health system has incredibly...

Robust data collection essential for health system resilience

By Gilles Soulez COVID-19 led to a significant drop in medical imaging examinations from March...

New imaging tool for diagnosing heart disease

Researchers first to develop reliable, non-invasive cardiac functional MRI By Laura Goncalves An international team led...

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