How Patients Feel About Early Access to Imaging Results
A new survey discovered that patients are overwhelmingly eager to receive access to their results from imaging exams. 8,139 respondents at 4... Read more
Hormonal Birth Control Increases Breast Cancer Risk
Progestogen-only contraceptive use is increasing, but information on the associated risks have been scarce. A large nested case-control study... Read more
Few Women Perceived Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer
Breast density is an independent risk factor for the development of breast cancer. Women with extremely dense breasts have an increased... Read more
Improving the Mental Health of Medical Imaging Professionals
Unfortunately, burnout comes with intangible symptoms that we do not see every day. High levels of stress are documented among staff in the... Read more
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Radiologist Dr Georgia Spear of NorthShore Medical Group The Hologic’s SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System brings radiologists a new generation of ultrasound technology. At times, mammographic findings turn out very subtle. Ultrasounds enhance the detection of these findings, thus improving the accuracy of diagnosis.... Read more
Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Liberty Hospital The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System improves diagnostic confidence because of lesion conspicuity and a wide expanse of shades of grey that is not found in other ultrasound units. It is very important to accurately know what one sees... Read more
Dr. med. Bettina Wolfgarten, Specialist in radiology, Wolfgarten Radiology, Bonn Germany Views and opinions expressed here in by third parties alone and do not necessarily reflect those of Hologic. A biopsy with the Brevera is like the lights suddenly going on when you're driving in a tunnel. It makes a huge difference to actually... Read more
2023 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
2023 01 Jun
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is already recognized as having a high diagnostic value in the examination of the liver. Recent technological advances promise to further improve the image quality of CEUS, with the potential to provide performance characteristics equivalent to other imaging modalities such as CT or MRI. Such an advance is the... Read more
2022 26 May
The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change in education? The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digitalization in every aspect of our lives. In our professional lives, we all got used to working and collaborating remotely – and by now, everyone has become an expert in video conferencing. In the entire educational sector,... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, 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
2018 22 Sep
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains the importance of human-machine cybernetic harmony.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protection, and to specify up-to-date DRLs for these clinical... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implement change, and meet regulatory requirements.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation across the United States. Of concern was that many low-risk... Read more
The Empowered Patient: Capitalising on Information and Technology
Summary: We might be ready for the new hospital and the new healthcare... Read more
Reimagining Healthcare: A Story of Growth, Innovation and Transformation
With ageing populations on the rise and healthcare funding increasingly... Read more
UltraDrape is an innovative dressing designed for use during Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (UGPIV) that provides dual-action barrier and securement in one. Features Sterile Not made with natural rubber latex A single dressing...
BioZorb® 3D Bioabsorbable Marker The BioZorb® is a 3D implantable marker that consists of a spiral, bioabsorbable framework embedded with 6 permanent, titanium clips designed to precisely mark your surgical excision site. Designed to improve outcomes...
United Imaging's third generation mobile DR is equipped with the advanced handheld X-ray console, integrating uVision, built-in microphone and X-ray imaging acquisition system in one. The breakthrough ultra-narrow body design and high capacity power...
A breakthrough in biopsy efficiency The Brevera system streamlines the entire breast biopsy process from start to finish – with real-time imaging for instant verification and automated post-biopsy specimen handling. This has the potential to...
The uEXPLORER is an ultra-high-resolution digital PET/CT with a 194cm axial PET field of view (FOV) that enables the entire body to be scanned in one bed position. The system offers total-body dynamic scanning, which enables ultra-low patient doses and...