Radiology and Imaging

Routine vs. Selective Abdominal CT: Cost Analysis

Treatment costs of acute abdominal pain (AAP) increase with a patient's age, and the costs are generally higher with routine CT compared to selective... Read more

SFU professor Sam Doesburg

MEG Imaging Improves Concussion Detection

Use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) to create high-resolution brain scans, coupled with computational analysis, could enhance detection of concussions... Read more

CT for Atraumatic Headache in ER Patients: Good or Bad?

A new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology shows that patients who underwent CT examination for atraumatic headache in an... Read more

RSNA16: Sentiment Associated with ICU Imaging Use

Natural language processing of patient notes can be used to determine sentiments of the healthcare providers and associations with imaging orders,... Read more

RSNA16: Radiologists as Drivers of Value-Based Healthcare

Radiologists can and should drive value-based healthcare, and they have a significant role to play in the path to transforming healthcare to... Read more

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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

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

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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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Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

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.[1] (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra... Read more

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Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Editorial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

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

 Michelle Kearns

Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO

The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief digital officer...

Dr. Simon Peck

Fraud in Healthcare: A Worldwide Concern

The Global Health Care Anti-fraud Network (GHCAN) promotes partnerships...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

 Wendie Berg

Breast Density and Choosing Optimal Breast Screening

DenseBreast-info.org was set up in 2015 to provide ‏education to patients...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Computer-Determined Interpretation of Intracranial Abnormalities

Where are we Now in the Algorithm Revolution?The past forty years has been...

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