#RSNA14: CT: New System Detects Anomalous Radiation Exposure in Context
A radiation exposure extraction engine that detects anomalous radiation events has been developed. Ronald Summers, MD, PhD, of iCAD, presented... Read more
#RSNA14: Role of Adjunct Whole Breast Ultrasound After NY Breast Density Law
A session on breast ultrasound at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago (30 November-4 December) heard... Read more
#RSNA14: “Getting Scans Faster” by Entering Erroneous Information Puts Patients at Risk
An Irish hospital that evaluated clinical information in electronic radiology requests found erroneous information in nearly half the electronic... Read more
#RSNA14: Improved Turnaround Time with Subspecialty Reporting
Introduction of subspecialised radiology reporting led to a 15 percent improvement in report turnaround time in one Swiss hospital, according... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
App Name Do Radiology Description This is a series of radiology apps. The creators of the apps describe them as ‘Dynamic, immersive radiology environment’. The topics covered are: MR imaging in prostate cancerNeuroradiology imaging in stroke Fundamentals in thoracic imagingThoracic imaging – a primer for physicians Dynamic approach to... Read more
The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how to stay relevant in today's healthcare world of free information and high clinical workloads and pressures. This is exacerbated by increasing specialisation and the need to stay abreast of developments in a fast-changing medical world. Examples of the increased complexity of imaging and... Read more
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
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
How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department
Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department begins... Read more
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Unanswered Questions
The value and importance of multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer was... Read more
Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders
Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but... Read more
The scope of Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) has expanded considerably in recent years to include younger, more active patients. The surgical objectives have evolved from merely relieving pain to restoring full function.7 hipEOS is used to plan a primary,...
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 provides a complete solution for primary diagnostics in pathology. The solution includes archiving and storage solutions together with high-end review workstations. It allows pathologists to make their diagnoses and reports with higher precision...
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:...
Scanning for technically difficult patients (TDP) becomes even more challenging for physicians, while image quality is critical for confident diagnosis. DC-8 Exp brings together a new set of innovative solutions to enhance the experience of conducting...