Radiology and Imaging

MIR 2009: Preliminary Programme Announced

Wednesday 30 September Session 1 Read more

Carestream Health Awarded Early KBV Certification For Its RIS Software

The Federal National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians awarded the certificate for the CARESTREAM Radiology Information System... Read more

Philips Announces New Ultrasound System Focused on the Health Needs of Women

The HD9 system delivers a set of workflow features that help ensure imaging and processing are as efficient as possible, potentially saving... Read more

FDA Public Health Advisory for Topical Anesthetics

The FDA is aware that lidocaine, a type of topical anesthetic, was studied to see if it may reduce discomfort during breast mammography. During... Read more

FUJIFILM Acquires Russian Distributor of its Medical and Imaging Products

Establishing a direct sale structure by turning an independent distributor into its own sbusidiary, Fujifilm will accelerate its business expansion... 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

Dr. Adrian Mizzi, MD, FRCR, EDiR

Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

 Emanuel P. Rivers, MD, MPH

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

 Thiago Lisboa

Critical Care in Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and ranks fifth in the...

 Tobias Gilk

Design for Imaging

‘Making It Work’ vs. ‘Making It Fit’   When it comes to design and con...

 Pamela Wible

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he...

 Joseph Castillo, MSc

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

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