Informing Patients About Imaging Tests' Radiation Risks
The general population does not receive enough information regarding radiation exposure and the associated risks related to imaging tests. Thus,... Read more
Breast Cancer Survivors - Utility of Surveillance MRI
According to new research in the journal Clinical Imaging, surveillance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in breast cancer survivors may increase... Read more
Structured Reporting Using a Collaborative Multistep Approach
Previous research indicates that structured reporting improves the quality and value of radiologistsʼ major work product, the radiology report.... Read more
Radiology Unit: Improving Patient Care and Quality
A dose management system (DMS) is essential to improving patient care and quality in a hospital's radiology unit or department, according to... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... Read more
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement.org, 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
Member of the Editorial Board IMAGING
The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population. Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... Read more
2016 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
2017 28 Nov
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and decision making for a range of time-critical conditions.... 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,... Read more
Breast Density and Choosing Optimal Breast Screening
DenseBreast-info.org was set up in 2015 to provide education to... Read more
A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements
While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives
Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference... Read more
Shown to improve comfort in 93% of patients who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression technology2 Curved, unique design mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast to reduce pinching and apply uniform compression over the entire...
UltraDrape is an innovative dressing designed for use during Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (UGPIV) that provides dual-action barrier and securement in one.
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...
The best patient care is your ultimate goal. To achieve this requires confident diagnosis even with daily increases in patient throughput. Built on the foundation of Mindray’s continuous customer insights into clinical needs and the inheritance from...