Combining Tomosynthesis and Mammography is Cost-Effective
A new study has found that adding tomosynthesis to biennial digital mammography screening for women with dense breasts may improve breast cancer... Read more
North Carolina Hospitals Opt for Intelerad Radiology Platform
Intelerad Medical Systems™ has announced that Cape Fear Valley Health has selected IntelePACS® as the central radiology platform for their five-hospital... Read more
Proper Use of Cardiac Stress Imaging Could Cut Healthcare Costs
Researchers from the New York University Langone Medical Center (New York, NY, USA) found that overuse of cardiac stress testing using advanced... Read more
Calgary Scientific Extends Web and Mobile Image Access: Partnership with Hyland
Calgary Scientific Inc. has announced a partnership with OnBase by Hyland to extend mobile image access capability to its enterprise content... 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
Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings
Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria della... Read more
Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial
Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many initiatives... Read more
Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units
The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest... Read more
Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?
As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I... Read more
Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View
Professor Guidet has been a university medical professor since 1997. He... Read more
Wide high-resolution touch screen for easy ECG review Full-size keyboard with a durable cover keeping dust, dirt and liquids away, making it highly hygienic ETM Sport, the first automated interpretation of athletes’ ECGs based on the Seattle...
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...
Introducing a new chapter in ultrasound visualization technology. X-Porte was developed from the ground up to incorporate a breakthrough, proprietary beam-forming technology: XDI (Extreme Definition Imaging). This signal analysis algorithm shapes X-Porte's...
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 PACS is designed for a high production environment with stability and usability in focus. Highlights include functions to speed up oncology workflows such as anatomical linking and support for reviewing complex multiparametric MRI studies such...