ECR 2014: COCIR Supports Eurosafe Imaging Campaign: Working Together For Patient Safety
COCIR has welcomed the EuroSafe Imaging campaign launch, whose main objective is patient and healthcare worker safety. A European Society of... Read more
ECR 2014: Siemens Presents New 16-slice CT Scanner Somatom Scope
All-round CT for clinical routineTotal cost of ownership up to 35% lower than with previous modelAvailable in two configurationseCockpit technology... Read more
ECR 2014: A Joint Radiologist/Industry Initiative On Integrity
COCIR, the non-profit voice of the European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry, and ESR held a Joint Session at 2014 European... Read more
Dutch Hospital Chooses Sectra’s Radiology IT Solution
More and more Dutch hospitals are choosing the medical imaging IT company Sectra, as their regional IT partner and consequently, Sectra’s market... Read more
ECR 2014: Agfa HealthCare Showcases 'Simple & Smart' Design CR systems
Compact CR systems allow smooth entry to digital, offering excellent MUSICA image quality Complete range of CR systems meets the needs of cost-... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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
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
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
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
Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations
The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure... Read more
Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI
Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma Read more
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Unanswered Questions
The value and importance of multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer was... Read more
The iViz is a lightweight Point Of Care (POC) ultrasound solution, specifically designed for emerging sub-segments where there is need for a highly accessible and mobile solution that is capable throughout key areas of the patient care path. The iViz...
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...
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...
Pushing the boundaries The advanced technical capabilities that the RS80A with Prestige features are built on the successes of Samsung technologies, including superior image quality, while offering exclusive options. The features such as S-Fusion and...
Mobile Excellence Featuring advanced imaging technology incorporated in compact hardware, the HM70A with Plus is the right choice for physicians and sonographers who want to deliver excellence in patient care and clinical efficiency wherever they go...