Studies show that tomosynthesis identifies more breast cancers than mammography

Digital breast tomosynthesis identifies more breast cancers than conventional digital mammography, according to two studies presented at the last European Radiology Congress (ECR 2017). In addition, recall rates between the two modalities are comparable, according to the researchers. Both studies examined the use of digital tomosynthesis in a […]

Importance of TISS Standard for Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Clinics

The Supplementary Health Information Exchange (TISS) Standard of the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) has completed more than ten years, but it is worth recalling some very important points, which many operators have not followed, but which are fundamental to the clinics. In the early versions of TISS standards 1.0 and 2.0, the […]

Cade Decisions Against Medical Entities

On March 1, the portal ConJur - Consultório Jurídico (www.conjur.com.br) published a report informing that entities involved in a scheme to establish the value of medical consultations, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, had been convicted of the practice. by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade). The exchange of information between […]

AMB issues note on statement attributed to the Minister of Health

This Monday, April 10, 2017, the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) issued a note on statement attributed to the Minister of Health, Ricardo Barros, in Cambridge, United States. Check out the full note below: “Government once again misses the topic of further examinations. Accurate diagnosis is a fundamental condition for treating patients. Exams do […]

Examination in smaller patients

Check out an article signed by Dr. Alan Skorkowski, CBR's legal counsel, about the age rating for exams and the need for companions. Initially, it should be clarified that the Brazilian Civil Code, as regards the ability to practice acts of civil life in relation to […]