Radiographer Abnormality Detection Schemes - Potential for Error
Inconsistent use and application of radiographer abnormality detection schemes in UK hospitals could be putting patients at risk, according to... Read more
New Isotope Separation Method Will Avert Mo-99 Shortage
University of Texas researchers have developed an inexpensive method of isotope enrichment that could put an end to the critical shortage of... Read more
Noninvasive Imaging Detects Genetic Mutations In Lung Cancer
A recent study has found that patients with lung cancer could benefit from a high-tech, noninvasive imaging analysis called quantitative computed... Read more
Agfa HealthCare’s IMPAX RIS/PACS Selected by Belgian Hospital
Integrated solution will unify images, data, and reporting workflows across all imaging departments and beyond. Agreement includes IMPAX RIS/PACS/Reporting,... Read more
Surgical Simulator Guides Operations From All Angles
The airline industry is playing a role in healthcare with medical device startup company Surgical Theater’s development of the Surgical Navigation... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how to stay relevant in today's healthcare world of free information and high clinical workloads and pressures. This is exacerbated by increasing specialisation and the need to stay abreast of developments in a fast-changing medical world. Examples of the increased complexity of imaging and... Read more
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
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
Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield
The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth... Read more
A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements
While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as... Read more
Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing
The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active and... Read more
Organisational Change in Newly Integrated Medical Imaging Departments
INCREASE COMMITMENT BY TEAM INVOLVEMENT In Europe, departments of rad... Read more
The scope of Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) has expanded considerably in recent years to include younger, more active patients. The surgical objectives have evolved from merely relieving pain to restoring full function.7 hipEOS is used to plan a primary,...
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...
Due to the complex nature of the spine, surgeries may be particularly difficult and call for careful preparation for better outcomes. The spineEOS online software provides a 3D visualization of the patient’s spine in its current state as well as a literature-based,...