JMIRS: Many Still Not Fully Aware of Dose Risk from CT Scans
A survey of about 300 healthcare professionals in Canada found that radiologists and technologists generally had better knowledge than referring... Read more
PET Tomo Helps Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Avoid Chemo
Research on 1,200 patients in the UK, European and Australia has found that the use of positron emission tomography (PET) scans can spare patients... Read more
Human-Plus-AI Imaging Analysis Boosts Cancer Diagnosis to 99.5%
A combination of the decades-long practice of diagnosing illnesses by manually reviewing images under a microscope and artificial intelligence... Read more
3D Breast Imaging Tool Boosts Contrast, Cuts Dose Levels
Scientists in the U.S. added a collimator to an existing 3-D breast molecular imaging system that improved image quality in the contrast of... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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
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
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
Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed
Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors... Read more
The R-Evolution in Laboratory Medicine: The Need for a New Medical Paradigm
The EuroMedLab Congress this year aims to offer insight into the direction... Read more
Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs
The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated... Read more
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...
The SonoSite X-Porte is a high resolution, all digital ultrasound kiosk designed to meet the needs of the demanding clinical environment. The X-Porte Kiosk includes: a capacitive multi-touch panel user interface, adjustable high resolution 19” LED monitor...
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...
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...
Daily Inspiration The HS70A was designed for hospital and private care - with you - the user in mind. The HS70A can be used in Radiology. Internal Medicine, Vascular Surgery. Urology. Gynecology. Pediatrics, Preventive medicine, Orthopedics, Physiotherapy...