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The Value of Streamlining Protocol & Dose Management in Radiology

The Value of Streamlining Protocol & Dose Management in Radiology

The 2013/59/Euratom guidance mandates suitable documentation and quality assurance systems for all systems using ionising radiation. This regulation commonly applies to radiology departments in the clinical environment. Thus, each exam’s radiation dose must be documented to meet regulatory complian

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Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

A Pharmacogenomic Decision Support System for Palliative Care

A Pharmacogenomic Decision Support System for Palliative Care

A study published in Journal of Palliative Medicine describes the development and testing of a decision support system for palliative care based on pharmacogenomics.   Pharmacogenomics describes the variation in drug response due to individual genetics. Learning how genetics affect the p

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AI System Helps Physicians Classify Oesophageal Lesions

AI System Helps Physicians Classify Oesophageal Lesions

Japanese researchers testing an artificial intelligence (AI) system found that it could classify oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with higher accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity than endoscopists.   Oesophageal cancer (OC) is the sixth most common cause of cancer-related death

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Innovations with Impact

Innovations with Impact

We cannot predict the future, but we can prepare for a future that is increasingly unpredictable. With creativity, courage, and the power to get things done, we are preparing to master tomorrow’s challenges with today’s innovations.   Medicine today primarily focuses on treating disease

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How PET/CT Scans Aid in Early Detection of Diseases

How PET/CT Scans Aid in Early Detection of Diseases

PET/CT is a hybrid imaging procedure that visualizes metabolic processes. Since tumor cells have a different metabolism from normal cells, PET/CT is primarily used to aid in cancer diagnosis. PET/CT scans can also be used to evaluate Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.  This shor

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Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

A new analysis from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy details the data elements that real-world data (RWD) sources need when evaluating the performance of artificial intelligence (AI)-supported clinical decision support (CDS) tools.   Non-standardised electronic health record (EHR

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CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular risk for patients with severe mental illness (SMI) when using a clinical decision support (CDS) system.   Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death fo

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Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS) tool can improve patient care and lower the mortality risk for pneumonia patients receiving emergency department (ED) care.   Even before the

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