Latest Blog Posts in Imaging
U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more
Zoom On Richard L. Baron, president, Radiological Society of North America, 2016 Richard L. Baron, MD, FACR, is president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors (2016). As RSNA president, Dr. Baron’s priorities are to foster the development of new radiological innovations, and facilitate education into the daily practices... Read more
Prof. Gábor Forrai is the current President of the European Society of Breast Imaging (2015-2018). He is Head of the Department of Radiology at Duna Medical Center - Hospital & Clinics, and Managing Director of GÉ-RAD Kft. Prof. Forrai previously worked as Head of Radiology Department at the Defence Forces Hospital/Teaching Hospital University Semmelweis... Read more
What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment? Lean management. New technologies, new regulations and new opportunities make very frequent changes to our daily tasks. In order to maintain and improve quality, it’s very important to keep monitoring and adapting all of the processes. What are the major challenges in your field? Customer... Read more
What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment? Every day, I put all my efforts into making patient care and patient quality of care more efficient, comfortable and safe. Since I’m not in direct contact with patients, I strive to fulfill this mission by providing healthcare professionals with innovative solutions that safeguard the... Read more
1.What are your key areas of interest and research? Patient safety is the most important. The goal of medicine is to take care of our patients and to monitor them for the rest of their lives. What a pity if they develop radiation-induced pathologies or significant nephropathy through ignorance. Our patient dose management software RadiationDose Monitor... Read more
Prof. Laura Oleaga, MD PhD, serves on the ESR Executive Council as chair of the ESR Education Committee. Since 2009, she is the Head of Radiology Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. Also, Prof. Oleaga is Editor for the journals Radiologia, European Radiology and Neuroradiology. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research? During... Read more
You might say that Silicon Valley's loss is radiology's gain when it comes to Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, who has spent his career on transforming radiology informatics. His research is focused on improving the accuracy and consistency of radiology communication through real-time decision support systems and other information technologies. Langlotz... Read more
Radiation safety is based on the belief that radiation from medical imaging can cause cancer. It is based on the linear no-threshold (LNT) model. But the authors of a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology contend that risk estimates based on this model "are only theoretical and have never been conclusively demonstrated by empirical... Read more
Maxim Saksonov is a radiologist at Rabin Beilinson Medical Center in Israel. His main interest is in interventional radiology. Dr. Saksonov is also a co-founder of Ambrolia, developer of OLRAD, a mobile social professional network for radiologists enabling easy case-sharing over the smartphone for consultation and educational purposes. 1. What are... Read more
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The SonoSite EDGE II is a high-resolution, all-digital, 9.0-pound (4.1 kg) ultrasound system with a 12.1in. LED full-bleed glass display. The Edge II boosts improvements in cardiac and abdominal image quality through DirectClear Technology and a new wide-angle...
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