We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. To learn more, click here. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies. Cookie Policy.

Features Partner Sites Information LinkXpress
Sign In
Advertise with Us

Download Mobile App




Events

ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 PANDEMIC, many events are being rescheduled for a later date, converted into virtual venues, or altogether cancelled. Please check with the event organizer or website prior to planning for any forthcoming event.

Video Radiology Reports Improve Patient Understanding of Imaging Results

By MedImaging International staff writers
Posted on 21 Apr 2022
Print article
Image: Video radiology reports are valuable for improving patient-centered care (Photo courtesy of Pexels)
Image: Video radiology reports are valuable for improving patient-centered care (Photo courtesy of Pexels)

Improved communication between radiologists and patients is a key component of patient-centered radiology. Now, a new study has found that patient-centered video radiology reports can be a useful tool to help improve patient understanding of imaging results.

During a four-month study period, faculty radiologists at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine (New York, NY, USA) created video radiology reports using a tool integrated within the diagnostic viewer that allows both image and voice capture. A total of 3,763 video radiology reports were created with patients viewing 864 unique videos. To aid patients’ understanding of cross-sectional images, cinematic rendered images were automatically created and made immediately available to radiologists at the workstation, allowing their incorporation into video radiology reports. Video radiology reports were made available to patients via the institutional health portal along with the written radiology report and the examination images. Patient views of the video report were recorded, and descriptive analyses were performed on radiologist and examination characteristics as well as patient demographics.

A survey was sent to patients to obtain feedback on their experience. Based on 101 survey respondents, patients rated their overall experience with video radiology reporting a 4.7 out of 5. Specifically, video radiology reports using lay language and annotated images helped improve patients’ understanding of their results. Pointing out that the mean time to create a video radiology report was under four minutes, “continued development is necessary to further shorten the creation time, so that use of video reports can expand from limited use in selected cases to more widespread use in daily clinical practice,” stated the researchers.

Related Links:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine 


Print article
Sun Nuclear -    Mirion

Channels

Ultrasound

view channel
Image: EG-740UT ultrasound endoscope combined with ARIETTA 850 provides outstanding ultrasound image quality (Photo courtesy of FUJIFILM)

Next-Gen Ultrasound Endoscope Enables Complex Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Endoscopic ultrasound is a specialist procedure performed utilizing an endoscope equipped with an ultrasonic transducer which emits and receives ultrasonic waves within the gastrointestinal tract, such... Read more

Imaging IT

view channel
Illustration

Global AI in Medical Diagnostics Market to Be Driven by Demand for Image Recognition in Radiology

The global artificial intelligence (AI) in medical diagnostics market is expanding with early disease detection being one of its key applications and image recognition becoming a compelling consumer proposition... Read more
Copyright © 2000-2022 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.