Magnetic Resonance Elastography as Tool for Surgical Planning
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have used magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) to assess pituitary tumour stiffness by measuring waves transmitted... Read more
Teaching Communication Skills to Radiology Residents
Communication skills are essential core competencies that have been associated with improved health outcomes and enhanced satisfaction with care.... Read more
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Detection, Avoids Unneeded Biopsy
An MRI scan given to men with suspected prostate cancer can help reduce rates of unnecessary biopsy by 27 percent and overdiagnosis by 5 percent,... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States
As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology... Read more
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...