First Patient in U.S. Gets Gamma Knife Icon Radiosurgery
Swedish Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Icon stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) system was used for the first time in the U.S. on 1 March... Read more
ECR2016: iCAD Unveils Tomosynthesis CAD Tool For Early Identification
iCAD, Inc., a New Hampshire-based provider of advanced image analysis and workflow solutions for the early identification and treatment... Read more
ECR2016: Rise In Thymic Tumour Patients In Japan Calls For More MRI
The number of thymic tumour patients is increasing rapidly in Japan because of the abundance of computed tomography (CT) scanners in... Read more
CT Scans At NYU Detect Fractures Even At Ultra Low-Dose Levels
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center are reporting in a new study that they successfully performed CT scans for joint fractures... Read more
ECR2016: Gadolinium Contrast Agent Safety: Facts and Myths
Over the past 25 years, gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCA) have been recognised to have exceptional safety profiles with minimal... Read more
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Radiologist Dr Georgia Spear of NorthShore Medical Group The Hologic’s SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System brings radiologists a new generation of ultrasound technology. At times, mammographic findings turn out very subtle. Ultrasounds enhance the detection of these findings, thus improving the accuracy of diagnosis.... Read more
Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Liberty Hospital The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System improves diagnostic confidence because of lesion conspicuity and a wide expanse of shades of grey that is not found in other ultrasound units. It is very important to accurately know what one sees... Read more
Dr. med. Bettina Wolfgarten, Specialist in radiology, Wolfgarten Radiology, Bonn Germany Views and opinions expressed here in by third parties alone and do not necessarily reflect those of Hologic. A biopsy with the Brevera is like the lights suddenly going on when you're driving in a tunnel. It makes a huge difference to actually... Read more
2023 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
2023 01 Jun
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is already recognized as having a high diagnostic value in the examination of the liver. Recent technological advances promise to further improve the image quality of CEUS, with the potential to provide performance characteristics equivalent to other imaging modalities such as CT or MRI. Such an advance is the... Read more
2022 26 May
The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change in education? The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digitalization in every aspect of our lives. In our professional lives, we all got used to working and collaborating remotely – and by now, everyone has become an expert in video conferencing. In the entire educational sector,... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, 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
2018 22 Sep
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains the importance of human-machine cybernetic harmony.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protection, and to specify up-to-date DRLs for these clinical... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implement change, and meet regulatory requirements.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation across the United States. Of concern was that many low-risk... Read more
Patient Pathway Digitisation – More Than Meets the Eye
An overview of the patient pathway digitisation process and the tools... Read more
Value-based healthcare and the doctor-patient relationship
The doctor-patient relationship can be considered a gateway to value-base Read more
As an ultra-premium 640-slice CT scanner, uCT 960+ features 16 cm z-axis detector coverage, 0.25 s rotation speed, an ultra-wide 82 cm bore, and a 318 kg. table weight capacity. Using industry-leading AI-empowered technologies, it launches the era of...
Our DR system is equipped with uVision remote technology, which integrates the virtual detector profile, remote collimation and stitching range adjustment functionalities. United Imaging is leading X-ray imaging into a new era by enabling cross-room...
Better detection. Clinically superior. Low dose.** What if we could find breast cancers earlier? See lesions more clearly? Reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies? Questions like these inspired Hologic researchers and scientists to develop Hologic...
United Imaging's third generation mobile DR is equipped with the advanced handheld X-ray console, integrating uVision, built-in microphone and X-ray imaging acquisition system in one. The breakthrough ultra-narrow body design and high capacity power...
Image accuracy in hand The first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound with exceptional breast image quality. Delivers accurate diagnostic images at the point of care. Ideal for quick diagnostic looks, visual confirmations, interventional procedures,...