- Key reasons why patients 'no-show' for imaging appointments
- U.S. study: wide variation in breast cancer follow-up imaging
- New MRI technique for detecting Alzheimer’s disease
- Need to improve gender reporting in radiology human subjects research
- Opportunities for radiologists to improve patient experience
#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
#RSNA14: Reducing Radiation Exposure: Shield CT Patients?
Providing shielding to patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) examinations reduces radiation exposure, offers a reasonable method, ensures... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
Member of the Editorial Board IMAGING
The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population. Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... Read more
The radiology department has transformed from a unit of collaboration to one that focuses on interpretation, and in order to regain past values, an efficient harmony between IT and humans needs to be achieved. As radiologists we have to be valued for not just interpreting images. I have been around the world giving talks, and I seen radiology... Read more
Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients. From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... Read more
2016 23 Jul
Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-First The 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.... Read more
2017 28 Nov
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and decision making for a range of time-critical conditions.... 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,... Read more
ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency
Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started... Read more
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