Radiology and Imaging

MIR Announce New Junior Workshop

Who attends the various MIR meetings and what is the difference between the MIR annual congress and the MIR workshops? MIR meetings are attended... Read more

Siemens Wins Korea Order

Worth around 40 million USD (appr. Read more

"Dear Health Professional" Letter Warns on Phosphocol P 32

Phosphocol P 32, a radiopharmaceutical approved for the intracavitary instillation for the treatment of peritoneal or pleural effusions caused... Read more

Carestream Molecular Imaging Introduces Bone Density Image Analysis Software

The software is designed for numerous applications ranging from the study of diseases of the bone, such as arthritis and osteoporosis, to the... Read more

AGFA Clears Up Rumours Regarding Healthcare Unit

In the past week, a number of articles have appeared in the Belgian press, stating that Agfa-Gevaert is about to launch a formal sales process... 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

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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

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