CT scans to divert ED patients; more controversy over mammogram screening guidelines;

> University Hospitals and Philips Healthcare will partner to showcase medical technology at the new Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center. They will anchor the building's third floor, which is dedicated to "clinical spaces." The $465 million, one million-square-foot campus in downtown Cleveland is scheduled to open in July 2013. Article

> Doctors at King's College Hospital in London are pioneering the use of CT scans as the first response for certain patients rather than treating them in the emergency department. Article

> A new study concludes that screening mammography has "only marginally" reduced the rate at which women present with advanced cancer, and it has led to substantial overdiagnosis of the disease. The American College of Radiology quickly challenged the New England Journal of Medicine article, calling it "deeply flawed and misleading." Article

And Finally... For people who really like Christmas--a $4.2 million tree. Article


 

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