Breast Cancer Risk Estimates Increased with Repeated Prior CT and Nuclear Imaging
Researchers reviewing the records of approximately 250,000 women enrolled in an integrated healthcare delivery system between 2000 and 2010 found... Read more
New Siemens Mammography System Lowers Radiation Dose Up To 30 percent
Siemens Healthcare is launching the Mammomat Inspiration Prime Edition, the first mammography system that lowers patient dose up to 30 percent... Read more
Researchers Discover Gender-based Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease
All patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) lose brain cells, which leads to atrophy of the brain. But the pattern of grey matter loss is significantly... Read more
Imaging Shows Some Brains Compensate after Traumatic Injury
Using a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique to image patients with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), researchers have identified... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
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
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
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
Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand
Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can offer... Read more
Emerging Markets Mean Financial Rewards for the Life Sciences Industry
New Challenges for Regulatory ComplianceWith healthcare spen Read more
The SonoSite X-Porte is a high resolution, all digital ultrasound kiosk designed to meet the needs of the demanding clinical environment. The X-Porte Kiosk includes: a capacitive multi-touch panel user interface, adjustable high resolution 19” LED monitor...
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 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...
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...