Examination and report without medical order

A subject that always comes back to the agenda in consultations formulated by the members of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR) refers to the performance of exams and the elaboration of reports without a medical request. After all, is it allowed or not to carry out tests and prepare the respective report without a medical request? Such conduct can… Continue lendo

The importance of understanding the structure of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging exams

The best-known tables used as a reference in the Brazilian market in the supplementary health segment are: the Brazilian Hierarchical Classification of Medical Procedures (CBHPM), Unified Supplementary Health Terminology (TUSS) and Rol of the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) to determine coverage mandatory minimum of procedures. In none of them are there exams that overlap, or … Continue lendo

Valuation of interventional radiologist remuneration

Professionals in our specialty have been treated unfairly in relation to the receipt of fees by health plans for decades. Due to the fact that our procedures are part of Chapter IV of the Hierarchical Brazilian Classification of Medical Procedures (CBHPM), “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures”, we were not contemplated with the increase of 100% in the medical fees for patients … Continue lendo

CBR conducts the Specialist Title test one day before the Congress

On October 11th, the eve of the start of the XLVI Brazilian Congress of Radiology (CBR 17), the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR) will hold in Curitiba (PR) one more exam to obtain the Title of Specialist in Radiology and Imaging Diagnosis and Imaging Diagnosis with exclusive performance in Ultrasound … Continue lendo

Result of the scientific work comes out on the 10th

On July 10, the result of the abstracts of scientific papers approved at the XLVI Brazilian Congress of Radiology (CBR 17) will be announced. It will be made available on the website: www.congressocbr.com.br. It is worth remembering that the authors of approved papers must send them in full, in presentation format (ppt), by August 14, 2017. More information … Continue lendo

Success last year, Residents' Marathon returns to the schedule

One of the main novelties of the last edition of the Brazilian Congress of Radiology, the Brazilian Marathon of Residents in Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging will be held again this year. The “MBR 17″, which requires separate entries, will consist of 43 questions and is scheduled for 12:10 pm on October 14th, the last day of the event. They can … Continue lendo

Discounted registration only until July 31

Don't miss the last few days for registrations with a higher discount at the XLVI Brazilian Congress of Radiology (CBR 17), which will be held at the Expo Unimed Convention Center, in Curitiba (PR). Current members of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR) and interested parties from other categories have until July 31 … Continue lendo

Suggestion of complementary exams in radiological report

We receive, with some frequency, questions from associates in the following sense: can the radiologist suggest, in his report, the performance of complementary exams? The answer is, in fact, affirmative: the conduct of the radiologist who inserts, in his report, a suggestion regarding the need for complementary methods is fully ethical. This is exactly the understanding expressed in the opinion … Continue lendo

DF: Neuroradiology course receives big international names

Those interested in participating in the Hot Topics Course, to be held from September 29 to October 1, at the National Confederation of Commerce Workers (CNTC), in Brasília (DF), have good news. Discounted registration has been extended until August 31 and can be done via the website: https://hot-topics.org/. Associates on the … Continue lendo