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PACSGEAR Names Rapaich as New CEO

PACSGEAR, a provider of imaging connectivity for electronic health records, today announced that Eli Rapaich has joined PACSGEAR as its new chief... Read more

Toshiba Medical Systems Acquire Vital Images, Inc.

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (“TMSC”) and Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL) (“Vital”) have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant... Read more

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New Report Details the Future of Radiation Medicine

According to a report released today, radiation medicine holds promise to be an even more effective weapon in the battle against cancer and may... Read more

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Edinburgh Hospital Installs SOMATOM CT

Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, part of NHS Lothian's University Hospitals Division, has installed a SOMATOM® Definition AS+ CT from Siemens... Read more

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MEDRAPET Project to Provide Radiation Protection Education

MEDRAPET (Medical Radiation Protection Education & Training) is the name of a new project that aims to provide radiation protection education... 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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IMAGING Management

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

From Our Journals

 Jan G. Zijlstra, MD, PhD

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

Quality

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but in...

 Ted Reuss

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Strickland is a consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust...

Dr. Margherita Labardi

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling...

Prof. Nino Stocchetti

Fluid Choices in Brain Injury

Fluid management for acute brain damage has changed profoundly in the last...

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