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Guard / Archive images and reports: What doctors should know?

The purpose of this article is to gather, in a timely and systematic manner, the necessary guidelines on the subject of “keeping and archiving images and reports” - based on existing legislation and opinions on the subject. Here are the most relevant topics: The examinations (films and reports), although sometimes receiving different treatment, […]

Who can operate radiological devices?

The legal counsel of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) has advised members to hire both the technologist or technologist in radiology and biomedical for the operation of radiological devices, including magnetic resonance imaging in this group. Regarding the technician and technologist in Radiology, the possibility of […]

Reduction of medical fees contravenes the Code of Medical Ethics

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) has received warnings from some associates regarding some health care providers, which have practiced decreasing the values of certain procedures or even reducing the total amount billed. Code changes or glosses from previously authorized procedures have also occurred. THE […]

Scheduling Interval and Average US Exam Time

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR), considering the relevant demand from public and private institutions about the minimum interval time for scheduling exams and the average time for performing ultrasound exams, considering that it is notorious that both the average time for scheduling exams […]

Moratorium on opening medical schools

The Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) expresses its full support for the moratorium decreed by the Ministry of Education, which prohibits the creation of new medical schools in the country for a period of five years. The measure was one of the claims taken by the AMB to the ministry at meetings held in October. The goal is to solve […]

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