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Studies Linking Cancer to Medical Imaging Radiation 'Flawed'

Studies purporting to show a link between cancer and medical imaging radiation are flawed because of their reliance on an unproven statistical... Read more

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#UKRC2015: What’s New in Breast Imaging and Minimally Invasive Therapies

Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography is a technique used at the Nottingham City Hospital in the UK, and consultant radiologist Eleanor Cornford... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Are Advanced Radiographers Fulfilling the Role?

Two surveys on advanced radiography practice, presented at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool this week, provided a view of current work patterns in the... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Outsourcing - Don’t Neglect Responsibility

While outsourcing imaging services can speed up patient access and maintain timely patient treatment, it does not mean that the organisation... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Keep Calm and See the Duty Radiologist

A rota of duty radiologists to handle queries is a highly efficient triage system that offers a beneficial service to clinicians and saves radiologists’... 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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 Paul E.Marik, MBBCh, MMed, FCP(SA),FRCP(C), FCCM, FCCP, FACP, ABPNS, UCNS-NCC, DAvMed, BSc Hons (Pharmacol), DA(SA),DTM&H

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, c...

 Michael E. Springer

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

ONE INSTITUTE ’S COLLABORATIVE PROCESS IMPACTS MEDICINE   The Jacobs I...

 Wendie Berg, MD, PhD, FACR

Breast Density and Choosing Optimal Breast Screening

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

Dr. Joanna Bayley

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

Dr. Darshi Karalapillai

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

 David García-Junco Machado

Mexico: Focus on Seguro Popular

Seguro Popular: Mexico’s Progress in Protecting the Right to Health M...

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