Understanding the role of community-based academic radiologists
The practice of radiology has historically ranged along the continuum of community-based private practice and academic practice. However,... Read more
New flexible x-ray detector that conforms to patient's specification
University of Surrey researchers have developed a new flexible x-ray detector that they claim can achieve high sensitivity levels that strongly... Read more
Abdominal auto-contouring method for MRI-guided adaptive radiotherapy
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided adaptive radiation therapy (MR-ART) consists of daily modification of the radiation therapy plan... Read more
Gender stereotypes: eroding leadership barriers for women
The persistence of gender bias and stereotypes in organisations, and in society at large, is a key reason deterring women from achieving... Read more
PET imaging tool measures synaptic loss in Alzheimer's disease
Research on Alzheimer's disease is slowed down by the fact that most studies on the disease's effects on the brain are done postmortem.... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in radiology is at a crossroads. This crossroads represents a common fork in the path across all industries in which the technology is moving beyond the hype, separating the strongest solutions from those that eventually wane. Given this context, the AI-medical imaging... Read more
Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more
HealthManagement.org talks with # pinksocks founder Nick Adkins about the fascinating movement that started in healthcare and is spreading like wildfire in all industries- activating people to connect by sharing each other’s stories with compassion and empathy to work together. # pinksocks is a community united in changing the world from... 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
2019 19 Dec
The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care ultrasound make it an invaluable tool for emergency medicine. Dr Enrique Ortiz Villacian (from Emergency Services at Donostia University Hospital in San Sebastián) and Dr Juajo Zafra Sanchez (from the Emergency Unit at San Eloy Hospital in Barakaldo) discussed the role ultrasound... Read more
2019 26 Jul
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more
Effects of an internal and participatory intervention
Improving the radiological image Prof. Rui Almeida gives an... Read more
Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges
Opportunities and challenges Tips and pointers from FutureLearn trainer... Read more
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on... Read more
Revitalising the aged heart through spermidine-rich diet
Stringent dietary adjustments, albeit effective in delaying ageing,... Read more
Superb Low Dose CT SCENARIA View continues its evolution for doctors, operators and patients, driving you ahead with a superb low dose CT. Hitachi’s Intelli IPV technology with Visual Modeling enables both, significant noise and dose...
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...
Image accuracy in hand The first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound with exceptional breast image quality. Delivers accurate diagnostic images at the point of care. Ideal for quick diagnostic looks, visual confirmations, interventional procedures,...
The iViz is a lightweight Point Of Care (POC) ultrasound solution, specifically designed for emerging sub-segments where there is need for a highly accessible and mobile solution that is capable throughout key areas of the patient care path. The iViz...
The SonoSite EDGE II is a high-resolution, all-digital, 9.0-pound (4.1 kg) ultrasound system with a 12.1in. LED full-bleed glass display. The Edge II boosts improvements in cardiac and abdominal image quality through DirectClear Technology and a new...