COCIR Initiative on Eco-Design: 2012 Annual Report for Computed Tomography
The European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry association, COCIR, has published its 3rd Annual Self-Regulatory Initiative... Read more
Zealous Imaging Leading to Unncessary Treatment for Low Risk Thyroid Cancer
New imaging techniques are fuelling an epidemic in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancers that are unlikely to ever progress to cause symptoms... Read more
European Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Servicing Market to Reach $1 Billion by 2021
According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, an overall increase in diagnostic... Read more
IMRIS Ceiling-Mounted Intraoperative CT solution: cleared for EU and U.S.
IMRIS Inc. has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510K clearance to market VISIUS® iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative... Read more
Back Pain Treatment Varies Despite Published Clinical Guidelines
Management of back pain appears to be variable, despite numerous published clinical guidelines, according to a report published by JAMA Internal... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how to stay relevant in today's healthcare world of free information and high clinical workloads and pressures. This is exacerbated by increasing specialisation and the need to stay abreast of developments in a fast-changing medical world. Examples of the increased complexity of imaging and... Read more
For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of value-based imaging could be regarded as a new one. So far it is sill mostly based on reimbursement according to volume of radiological services. But this situation has to be changed rapidly. During the last years our government has taken a course to promote preventive and high-technology... Read more
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
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 02 May
Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make significant improvement to health and care. The needs look beyond departmental and organizational boundaries, focusing on the needs of the local population. (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra... 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
Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis
Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time... Read more
Medical Devices and Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Time To DeliverThe European Commission’s ‘New Approach’ The current system... Read more
Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?
Equitable HealthcareWith increased emphasis on financial constraint in... Read more
Introducing a new chapter in ultrasound visualization technology. X-Porte was developed from the ground up to incorporate a breakthrough, proprietary beam-forming technology: XDI (Extreme Definition Imaging). This signal analysis algorithm shapes X-Porte's...
Sectra's reporting module, developed with complex oncology cases in mind, facilitates overview of relevant priors together with the current request and report text. It also offers support for resident workflows and embedded links to images in the rep...
The scope of Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) has expanded considerably in recent years to include younger, more active patients. The surgical objectives have evolved from merely relieving pain to restoring full function.7 hipEOS is used to plan a primary,...
Wide high-resolution touch screen for easy ECG review Full-size keyboard with a durable cover keeping dust, dirt and liquids away, making it highly hygienic ETM Sport, the first automated interpretation of athletes’ ECGs based on the Seattle...
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...