Older Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Avoid Radiotherapy
Based on an international study, some older women with breast cancer could safely avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival.... Read more
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Targeted MRI/Ultrasound Beats Standard Biopsy
A large-scale study shows that targeted biopsy using new fusion technology that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound is... Read more
Siemens Reorganises Healthcare Management: Bernd Montag CEO
Siemens has just named Bernd Montag as the new CEO of its health care business. Montag will replace Hermann Requardt as of February 1. In other... Read more
'Compressed Sensing': Reducing Radiation to One-Sixth
A new mathematical discovery may reduce the number of measuring points to one-sixth of the present level, meaning reduced exposure to radiation... Read more
Primary Care Doctors Say Medical Imaging Improves Patient Care
A majority of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT)... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of value-based imaging could be regarded as a new one. So far it is sill mostly based on reimbursement according to volume of radiological services. But this situation has to be changed rapidly. During the last years our government has taken a course to promote preventive and high-technology... Read more
2017 will see the inauguration of several imaging conferences around the world. Clinicians, managers and leading experts are gathering at different events in Europe and beyond to discuss and highlight current issues in imaging and radiology. HealthManagement.org has picked the top three must-attend conferences taking place this year…European Congress... Read more
The new software, Tracking Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium shifts in Data (TREND), can quickly analyse a series of images such as CT, MRI, ultrasound or any video from scientific equipment of all kinds. Steven R. Van Doren, Professor of Biochemistry at University of Missouri answered our questions about this exciting new development.1. TREND is a... Read more
2016 23 Jul
Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more
2017 02 May
Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make significant improvement to health and care. The needs look beyond departmental and organizational boundaries, focusing on the needs of the local population. (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra... Read more
2017 09 Feb
The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure the underpinning technology works for everyone’s needs? Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores.Why we need a VNA—joining up diagnostics across the enterpriseImaging... Read more
Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome
More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the... Read more
Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Impact in Healthcare Workplaces
IMPACT IN HEALTHCARE WORKPLACES Circadian Rhythm The Circadian rhy Read more
European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities
Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of... Read more
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...
Sectra's reporting module, developed with complex oncology cases in mind, facilitates overview of relevant priors together with the current request and report text. It also offers support for resident workflows and embedded links to images in the rep...
For users who value state-of-the art technology: Power and flexibility of a PC in a portable ECG Bidirectional Wi-Fi communication Culprit Coronary Artery AlgorithmTM for early STEMI detection The CARDIOVIT FT-1 is ultra-portable:...
Sectra offers solutions for capturing, storing and accessing virtually all images, video, audio and documents. Sectra VNA allows you to consolidate image handling, while ensuring clinical workflow efficiency, growth management and business continuity...