RSNA 2014: Agfa HealthCare Launches DX-D 40 Instant DR
Wireless, auto-trigger detector with AED can be instantly combined with existing X-ray systems, offering a very cost-effective solution to move... Read more
Norway Cancer Registry Expands Use of Volpara Solutions' Tools
Incorporating Volumetric Breast Density and Imaging Performance Analytics in Quality Assurance StudiesVolpara Solutions is proud to announce... Read more
RADspeed Installation Milestone: 10,000 Units in 10 Years
Shimadzu, world-wide manufacturer of diagnostic imaging equipment, has installed over 10,000 units of its general radiographic system series... Read more
Samsung Introduces RS80A Premium Ultrasound System
Designed for Radiology applications, the RS80A adds to Samsung’s growing portfolio of innovative ultrasound systemsSamsung Electronics America... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
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
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
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
Indirect Calorimetry to Measure Energy Requirements: From Consensus to Daily Practice
Why Personalize Nutrition Therapy? The need for personalized nutrition... Read more
Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure
Most patients with liver cirrhosis remain in a compensated stage for more... Read more
Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac... Read more
Protective Ventilation: When and Why to Individualize
ARDS is Heterogeneous Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a... Read more
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 wide-angle...
Wide high-resolution touch screen for easy ECG review Full-size keyboard with a durable cover keeping dust, dirt and liquids away, making it highly hygienic ETM Sport, the first automated interpretation of athletes’ ECGs based on the Seattle...
Sectra offers solutions for capturing, storing and accessing virtually all images, video, audio and documents. Sectra VNA allows you to consolidate image handling, while ensuring clinical workflow efficiency, growth management and business continuity...
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...
For users who value state-of-the art technology: Power and flexibility of a PC in a portable ECG Bidirectional Wi-Fi communication Culprit Coronary Artery AlgorithmTM for early STEMI detection The CARDIOVIT FT-1 is ultra-portable:...