Fat in Organs and Blood May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis
Excess fat around the stomach has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. A new study has shown that excess liver and muscle... Read more
Global Market for Medical Imaging Devices to Top US$49bn by 2020
The global market for medical imaging devices, estimated at US$30.2 billion in 2013 and forecast to be US$32.3 billion in 2014, is projected... Read more
Even Expert Mammographers Can Miss Breast Cancer Cases
A recently published study in PLOS has found that breast cancers can be missed even by expert mammographers. Visual search experiments have... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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
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
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
Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening
Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose... Read more
Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations
Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data... Read more
The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'
Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the... Read more
For users who value state-of-the art technology: Power and flexibility of a PC in a portable ECG Bidirectional Wi-Fi communication Culprit Coronary Artery AlgorithmTM for early STEMI detection The CARDIOVIT FT-1 is ultra-portable:...
The TE7 touch screen ultrasound system is designed to provide superior quality imaging for rapid patient-care decisions. Intuitive gesture controls and efficient focused point-of-care exams minimize the user learning curve, with no need to navigate a...
Scanning for technically difficult patients (TDP) becomes even more challenging for physicians, while image quality is critical for confident diagnosis. DC-8 Exp brings together a new set of innovative solutions to enhance the experience of conducting...
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...
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...