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New MRI Method May Help Diagnose Dementia

A new way to use MRI scans may help determine whether dementia is Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, according to new research... Read more

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Ulrich Medical Receives Award for Innovative Medical Technology

Spectaris Fachverband Medizintechnik Medical honoured ulrich medical for the CT/MRT contrast medium injectors atthe medica 2012: ‘Innovative... Read more

Immediate Health Risk Must Be Weighed Against Radiation-Induced Cancer Risk

The lifetime risks of cancer from medical radiation may be overemphasised relative to more immediate health risks, according to a new study published... Read more

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Putting Patients in the Driving Seat: A Digital Future for Healthcare

The European Commission has unveiled an action plan to address barriers to the full use of digital solutions in Europe's healthcare systems.... 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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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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The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

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Quality and Safety in Radiology: A Symbiotic Relationship

Political Background Safety and quality have been highlighted by the E...

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