Radiology and Imaging

Ultrasound Technology Made to Measure

Scientists at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have developed a multichannel ultrasound platform that uses a modular configuration so that it can be adapted... Read more

Older Breast Cancer Patients Can Safely Avoid Radiotherapy

Based on an international study, some older women with breast cancer could safely avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival.... Read more

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Targeted MRI/Ultrasound Beats Standard Biopsy

A large-scale study shows that targeted biopsy using new fusion technology that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound is... Read more

Siemens Reorganises Healthcare Management: Bernd Montag CEO

Siemens has just named Bernd Montag as the new CEO of its health care business. Montag will replace Hermann Requardt as of February 1. In other... Read more

'Compressed Sensing': Reducing Radiation to One-Sixth

A new mathematical discovery may reduce the number of measuring points to one-sixth of the present level, meaning reduced exposure to radiation... 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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This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

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Health: The Economic Growth Engine of the 21st Century

Is there a correlation between health and economic growth? Can the healthcare...

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