Radiology and Imaging
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New Materials Promise Safer, Faster MRI Scans

A new technology that includes the use of metamaterials can make MRI scans quicker, more accurate and safe for patients, according to a new study... Read more

Kimberley Geissler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, UMass Amherst

High-Deductible Plans Linked to Lower Use of Imaging Tests

Results of a new study indicate that high-deductible health plans may reduce all diagnostic imaging rather than helping physicians and patients... Read more

Joy Melnikow, Professor and Director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research at UC Davis

Which Modality for Which Breast Density?

A systematic review of available data on dense breasts has found that determinations of breast density can be unreliable and that as many as... Read more

Diana Miglioretti, Professor of Biostatistics at UC Davis School of Medicine

Making Breast Screening Even Safer

Digital mammograms pose only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women, based on a modelling study conducted by an international... Read more

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation equipment

Fujifilm in Bidding War for Toshiba Medical Subsidiary

Fujifilm Holdings is tipped as a main contender for a medical equipment subsidiary of Toshiba increasing the likelihood of a bidding war for... 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

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Dr. Geraldine McGinty

MIR Congress Preview

The opportunity to mingle with renowned radiologists from Europe, North...

Prof. Damien Gruson

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...

 Jacqueline Jones

Effective Leadership in the 21st Century

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

Editorial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in critical care...

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

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 Spiros Kotopoulis

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