'Compressed Sensing': Reducing Radiation to One-Sixth
A new mathematical discovery may reduce the number of measuring points to one-sixth of the present level, meaning reduced exposure to radiation... Read more
Primary Care Doctors Say Medical Imaging Improves Patient Care
A majority of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT)... Read more
New Breast Exam Quadruples Breast Cancer Detection
Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI), a new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic, nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast... Read more
Nobel Laureate Will Discuss Present and Future of Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment
Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at Cedars-Sinai’s 3rd Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference on 13-14... Read more
Imaging System Improves Effectiveness of Cancer Surgery
Scientists have invented a new imaging system that will make it easier for surgeons to detect malignant tissue during surgery and hopefully reduce... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... Read more
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement.org, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System has helped radiologists to detect more cancers,... Read more
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
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
Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?
Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice... Read more
Making the case for social work practice in the care of critically ill ICU patients
The role of the ICU social worker End-of-life issues occur frequently... Read more
Interoperability: Slow Progress But Willingness to Improve
A mere 6% of clinicians can effectively access information from healthcare... Read more
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