#RSNA14: Patients Take Control of Their Imaging Exam Records
New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2014) shows that patients value direct, independent... Read more
#RSNA14: Agfa HealthCare Awards Outstanding Suppliers
Agfa HealthCare Supplier Excellence Programme highlights outstanding performance of Kyocera and continuing progress of Hewlett-Packard as Best... Read more
#RSNA14: 3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection in Dense Breasts
According to a new study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), digital breast tomosynthesis,... Read more
#RSNA14: Risk-Based Screening Misses Breast Cancers in Women in Their 40s
A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography showed that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent... Read more
#RSNA14: Study Finds Mild CAD Puts Diabetic Patients at Risk
Diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease (CAD) face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events... Read more
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Radiologist Dr Georgia Spear of NorthShore Medical Group The Hologic’s SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System brings radiologists a new generation of ultrasound technology. At times, mammographic findings turn out very subtle. Ultrasounds enhance the detection of these findings, thus improving the accuracy of diagnosis.... Read more
Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Liberty Hospital The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System improves diagnostic confidence because of lesion conspicuity and a wide expanse of shades of grey that is not found in other ultrasound units. It is very important to accurately know what one sees... Read more
Dr. med. Bettina Wolfgarten, Specialist in radiology, Wolfgarten Radiology, Bonn Germany Views and opinions expressed here in by third parties alone and do not necessarily reflect those of Hologic. A biopsy with the Brevera is like the lights suddenly going on when you're driving in a tunnel. It makes a huge difference to actually... Read more
2023 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
2023 01 Jun
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is already recognized as having a high diagnostic value in the examination of the liver. Recent technological advances promise to further improve the image quality of CEUS, with the potential to provide performance characteristics equivalent to other imaging modalities such as CT or MRI. Such an advance is the... Read more
2022 26 May
The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change in education? The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digitalization in every aspect of our lives. In our professional lives, we all got used to working and collaborating remotely – and by now, everyone has become an expert in video conferencing. In the entire educational sector,... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System has helped radiologists to detect more cancers,... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains the importance of human-machine cybernetic harmony.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protection, and to specify up-to-date DRLs for these clinical... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implement change, and meet regulatory requirements.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation across the United States. Of concern was that many low-risk... Read more
Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage
A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide... Read more
Better detection. Clinically superior. Low dose.** What if we could find breast cancers earlier? See lesions more clearly? Reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies? Questions like these inspired Hologic researchers and scientists to develop Hologic...
The uEXPLORER is an ultra-high-resolution digital PET/CT with a 194cm axial PET field of view (FOV) that enables the entire body to be scanned in one bed position. The system offers total-body dynamic scanning, which enables ultra-low patient doses and...
Transform the breast imaging patient experience The SmartCurve system provides a curved compression surface that offers a more comfortable patient experience without compromising image quality, exam time, dose or workflow.1 The SmartCurve system is...
Newly redesigned Precision Flow Packettes™ allow pinpoint application to a transducer head or skin surface while eliminating the potential for gel cross-contamination. Available for Aquasonic® 100 and hypoallergenic Aquasonic CLEAR®. FEATURES...
A better 3D™ breast screening experience – for everyone. The new 3Dimensions™ system is designed to provide higher quality 3D™ images for radiologists, a more comfortable mammography experience for patients and enhanced workflow for technologists....