JMIRS: Many Still Not Fully Aware of Dose Risk from CT Scans
A survey of about 300 healthcare professionals in Canada found that radiologists and technologists generally had better knowledge than referring... Read more
PET Tomo Helps Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Avoid Chemo
Research on 1,200 patients in the UK, European and Australia has found that the use of positron emission tomography (PET) scans can spare patients... Read more
Human-Plus-AI Imaging Analysis Boosts Cancer Diagnosis to 99.5%
A combination of the decades-long practice of diagnosing illnesses by manually reviewing images under a microscope and artificial intelligence... Read more
3D Breast Imaging Tool Boosts Contrast, Cuts Dose Levels
Scientists in the U.S. added a collimator to an existing 3-D breast molecular imaging system that improved image quality in the contrast of... Read more
ESR To Launch Experimental Radiology Journal In 2017, Sardanelli Is New Editor
The European Society of Radiology (ESR), the largest radiological society in the world with more than 63,000 members, will launch a new scientific... 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
App Name Do Radiology Description This is a series of radiology apps. The creators of the apps describe them as ‘Dynamic, immersive radiology environment’. The topics covered are: MR imaging in prostate cancerNeuroradiology imaging in stroke Fundamentals in thoracic imagingThoracic imaging – a primer for physicians Dynamic approach to... Read more
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
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
Workforce Planning – Can we Face the Future Without it?
Workforce planning aims to creat a sustainable workforce that is centred... Read more
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...
We recognize that the best chance any patient has at getting better is a clinician at their bedside with all the right answers and the confidence to act. SonoSite education and training is the industry standard – no other point-of-care ultrasound manufacturer...
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 TE7 touch screen ultrasound system is designed to provide superior quality imaging for rapid patient-care decisions. Intuitive gesture controls and efficient focused point-of-care exams minimize the user learning curve, with no need to navigate a...
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...