Radiology and Imaging

Zealous Imaging Leading to Unncessary Treatment for Low Risk Thyroid Cancer

New imaging techniques are fuelling an epidemic in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancers that are unlikely to ever progress to cause symptoms... Read more

European Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Servicing Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2021

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, an overall increase in diagnostic... Read more

IMRIS Ceiling-Mounted Intraoperative CT solution: cleared for EU and U.S.

IMRIS Inc. has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510K clearance to market VISIUS® iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative... Read more

Back Pain Treatment Varies Despite Published Clinical Guidelines

Management of back pain appears to be variable, despite numerous published clinical guidelines, according to a report published by JAMA Internal... Read more

Reducing CT Scans in Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma

For every hour of observation of children with minor blunt head trauma in the emergency department, CT scans were reduced by approximately 70... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

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

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IMAGING Management

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

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

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