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™ Sys

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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 the

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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 protecti

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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, implement

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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. Astudy that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation across

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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 Ki

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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-founde

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Breast Imaging

Author Raghuraman Madanagopal Analyst Frost & Sullivan Breast 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,

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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,

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Clinical Applications of Shearwave™ Elastography

Author Dan Conley Correspondent Key Points Strain elastography vs. ShearWave™ elastography Non-invasive alternative to biopsy Measure tissue stiffness in kilopascals Appropriate for detection, characterisation, biopsy guidance, th

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