Latest Articles in Imaging

Peer Review in Radiology: The Canadian Approach

AuthorsProf. David A. KoffAssociate Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology,McMaster University, Radiologist-in-Chief, Diagnostic Imaging,Hamilton Health SciencesHealthManagement Editorial Board [email protected] Nadine Koff President and co-founder Real Time MedicalToronto, Ontar

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Breast Imaging

AuthorRaghuraman MadanagopalAnalystFrost & SullivanBreast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, and the second leading cause of cancer death in women around the world, after lung cancer. The incidence of breast cancer in women increases dramatically with age, with most breast cancer

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Perspectives on Error Disclosure in Radiology

IntervieweesProfessor Stephen Brown Assistant Professor of RadiologyBoston Children’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBoston, USProfessor Thomas GallagherDepartment of MedicineDepartment of Bioethics & HumanitiesUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, US“we see much bigger differences in error discl

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Clinical Applications of Shearwave™ Elastography

AuthorDan ConleyCorrespondentKey PointsStrain elastography vs. ShearWave™ elastographyNon-invasive alternative to biopsyMeasure tissue stiffness in kilopascalsAppropriate for detection, characterisation, biopsy guidance, therapeutic monitoringIntroduc

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The WHO Surgical Safety Checklist:A Multifunctional Hospital Risk Management Tool

Author:Axel FudickarDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicineUniversity Hospital [email protected] risk management includes human factors and technical hazards as well as leadership, procedural, educational,financial and organisational issue

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Provision of a Dedicated Radiology Service For Acute Hospital Care

Author Dr. Daniel Boxer West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Watford, UK [email protected] Key Point   ·      Delivery of radiology for acute care within a dedicated unit may be beneficial for patient outcomes and length

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Radiology in South Korea

AuthorProf. Kyung-Hyun DoDepartment of RadiologyUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineAsan Medical Center, [email protected] in South KoreaThe Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs (MIHWFA) is responsible for the health of the population, and has a supervisory role in

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Interventional Radiology And Stroke Therapy

AuthorsDr. Leo Lawler Department of RadiologyDr. Matt CrockettDepartment of RadiologyDr. Eoin KavanaghDepartment of RadiologyProf. Sean Murphy Stroke PhysicianMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublin, Ireland“in the acute setting, deciding which patients should not proceed to interven

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The Almighty Power of IT

The revelations of Edward Snowden made it once again clear: “Big Brother” is watching us everywhere. It is not up to me to comment on the ethical impact of the U.S. National Security Agency, in particular as I was wondering why no western government was complaining against this infringement of our p

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No Systematic Link Between Medtech Innovation and Increase in Healthcare Expenditure

New research from the European Health Technology Institute (EHTI) confirms that there is no uniform relationship between medtech innovation and an increase in healthcare expenditure. The impact of medical technology on healthcare costs is a result of multiple, dynamic factors, such as whether a tech

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