Latest Articles in Imaging
A patient-centred approach to mammography
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ SysRead more
How can radiologists adapt to the knowledge age?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains theRead more
Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protectiRead more
Successful quality management system in a radiology department
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implementRead more
Follow-up breast cancer imaging widely variable, U.S. study finds
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation aRead more
Establishing competence in radiology
A UK perspective. Competence in radiology is established by the end of training by a variety of summative and formative assessments, collated within an e-portfolio alongside annual educational supervisors’ reports and review of competence progression. In the United KiRead more
Peer Review in Radiology: The Canadian Approach
Authors Prof. David A. Koff Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Radiologist-in-Chief, Diagnostic Imaging, Hamilton Health Sciences HealthManagement Editorial Board member [email protected] Dr. Nadine Koff President and co-foundeRead more
Perspectives on Error Disclosure in Radiology
Interviewees Professor Stephen Brown Assistant Professor of Radiology Boston Children’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, US Professor Thomas Gallagher Department of Medicine Department of Bioethics & Humanities University of Washington Seattle,Read more
The WHO Surgical Safety Checklist:A Multifunctional Hospital Risk Management Tool
Author: Axel Fudickar Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Germany [email protected] Hospital risk management includes human factors and technical hazards as well as leadership, procedural, educatiRead more
Radiology in South Korea
Author Prof. Kyung-Hyun Do Department of Radiology University of Ulsan College of Medicine Asan Medical Center, Seou l do[email protected] Healthcare in South Korea The Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs (MIHWFA) is responsible for the health of the population,Read more
About the Affirm® breast biopsy guidance system Our passion to offer innovative interventional tools that advance breast health fueled the development of the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system. This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™-capable...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical imaging and new imaging techniques provide radiologists and other diagnosticians with better access to deeper anatomical and clinical details. At the same time, these innovations highlight the need for...
Transform the breast imaging patient experience The SmartCurve system provides a curved compression surface that offers a more comfortable patient experience without compromising image quality, exam time, dose or workflow.1 The SmartCurve system is...
Remarkable image quality, right at the point of care. The Trident system revolutionizes breast tissue imaging by incorporating a micro-focused tube, unique specimen image processing algorithms and amorphous selenium direct digital detector. The...
A breakthrough in biopsy efficiency The Brevera system streamlines the entire breast biopsy process from start to finish – with real-time imaging for instant verification and automated post-biopsy specimen handling. This has the potential to...