Dense breasts, breast cancer risk, and screening choices in 2019
Approximately 50% of women in the United States between the ages of 40 to 74 years old have dense breasts (an estimated 27.6 million women).... Read more
Machine learning cuts mammogram volume radiologists need to read
Over 40 million mammography exams are conducted in the United States every year, with the volume of images growing exponentially. Radiologists... Read more
Radiology and AI perspectives through social media
Keeping 'an ear to the ground' through social media to follow and join in conversations regarding the impact and potential of AI in radiology... Read more
What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in radiology is at a crossroads. This crossroads represents a common fork in the path across all industries in which the technology is moving beyond the hype, separating the strongest solutions from those that eventually wane. Given this context, the AI-medical imaging... Read more
Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more
HealthManagement.org talks with # pinksocks founder Nick Adkins about the fascinating movement that started in healthcare and is spreading like wildfire in all industries- activating people to connect by sharing each other’s stories with compassion and empathy to work together. # pinksocks is a community united in changing the world from... Read more
2016 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
2019 19 Dec
The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care ultrasound make it an invaluable tool for emergency medicine. Dr Enrique Ortiz Villacian (from Emergency Services at Donostia University Hospital in San Sebastián) and Dr Juajo Zafra Sanchez (from the Emergency Unit at San Eloy Hospital in Barakaldo) discussed the role ultrasound... Read more
2019 26 Jul
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more
Required and preferred scanner features for different ultrasound applications
Executive summary Minimum requirements, preferred features, and other... Read more
Embedding sustainability into clinical medicine and medical education
Why it should and how it can be done How one healthcare body is... Read more
Seven steps to design, procure, implement and maintain a Clinical Information System for your ICU
How to design, procure, test, parameterise, implement and maintain a... 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...
Open high-field efficiency with patient-centric architecture OASIS™ is a new generation of MR systems, providing a high degree of diagnostic confidence and extraordinary patient comfort. With this unique scanner, Hitachi combines best high-field performance...
About the Affirm® breast biopsy guidance system Our passion to offer innovative interventional tools that advance breast health fueled the development of the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system. This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™-capable...
UltraDrape is an innovative dressing designed for use during Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (UGPIV) that provides dual-action barrier and securement in one.
The SonoSite EDGE II is a high-resolution, all-digital, 9.0-pound (4.1 kg) ultrasound system with a 12.1in. LED full-bleed glass display. The Edge II boosts improvements in cardiac and abdominal image quality through DirectClear Technology and a new...