All White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

2022 06 Jun

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection 1 . This extremely heterogeneous and dynamic syndrome is the result of complex interactions between invading microorganisms and the host’s immune system. Disruption of the host’s ability to maintain immune homeostasis... Read more

Image Interpretation Principles of 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound – A Case Based Introduction

2022 02 Jun

Ingolf Karst, MD, PhD, MA 1 ; Nadine Gottschalk, MD 2 ; Ellen B. Mendelson, MD, FACR 2 ; Erin I. Neuschler, MD 3 1 Breast Imaging, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA 2 Department of Radiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA 3 Department of Radiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of... Read more

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Screening – Approaches to Reduce Reading Time

2022 02 Jun

Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands and Dutch Expert Center for Screening (LRCB), Nijmegen, The Netherlands Abstract The development of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) for the detection of breast cancer has resulted in many trials showing that... Read more

Titanium Contrast-Enhanced Mammography (TiCEM): Mammography Becomes a Functional Technique

2022 02 Jun

Arlette Elizalde, MD and Luis J. Pina Insausti, MD, PhD Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain Abstract Digital Mammography has evolved into more accurate techniques, such as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Dual Energy Mammography (CEDEM). CEDEM combines the high spatial resolution of Digital Mammography and the... Read more

Hybrid Learning

2022 26 May

The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change in education? The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digitalization in every aspect of our lives. In our professional lives, we all got used to working and collaborating remotely – and by now, everyone has become an expert in video conferencing. In the entire educational sector,... Read more

Abionic's Unique Sepsis Detection Solution

2022 21 Apr

Based in Switzerland, Abionic is an in vitro diagnostic company, uniquely positioned at the intersection of medical technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. The company has developed an unparalleled nanofluidic technology-based platform, the abioSCOPE® to offer patients fast blood test results right at the Point-of-Care (PoC). The abioSCOPE® is... Read more

Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests

2021 20 Oct

Background  Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

The Value of Digital Twin Technology

2021 03 Aug

Transforming care delivery in a single department or an entire healthcare enterprise. Executive Summary  Digital twin technology has proven its value in manufacturing, where use of connected technology to monitor performance, model processes, and optimize efficiency is already a mainstay of “Industry 4.0”. The link between the physical and... Read more

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

2021 25 Feb

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence and SmartSlices Brad Keller, Ph.D, Director, Clinical Research Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D, Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health, Hologic. Inc.... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

2021 24 Feb

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning AI applications. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Brad Keller, Ph.D., Director, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health,... Read more

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

2021 11 Feb

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

2021 02 Feb

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments are facing another surge in demand, explains Dr James Diss, Radiology Registrar at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) NHS Trust in the UK. And technology will be vital in helping them continue to provide high-quality care. With only one COVID-19 patient in ICU following... Read more

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

Accelerate The Reporting Process With RIS

2020 08 Dec

Highly Efficient Workflow Solution in the protestant Hospital Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany Velocity and high report and process quality at the same time, that is the aspiration of Professor Nolte-Ernsting, chief physician at the clinic for diagnostic and interventional radiology in the protestant Hospital Muelheim an der Ruhr. Only with the correct... Read more

RIS Investment Boosts Diagnosis And Treatment Flows At Bahrain University Hospital

2020 08 Dec

At a time when healthcare providers worldwide are under increasing pressure to deliver faster diagnosis and treatment, the value of an integrated radiology system capable of collecting and managing data from a range of complex and mission-critical machines has never been greater. One leading Gulf institution – King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain... Read more

Optimal Connection Improves Care And Referrer Retention

2020 08 Dec

Report transmission upon report release? Dr. Roland Scheck and his colleagues from the Radiology Oberland in Southern Germany offer this excellent service to their referrers and patients. Via the portal4med REFERRER PORTAL of the RIS provider medavis from Karlsruhe, Dr. Scheck and 14 other radiologists exchange reports and images independent... Read more