Cancer Imaging: The Need to Improve Utilisation Management
Variation in provider ordering preferences and lapses in care coordination are key factors affecting high-cost cancer imaging utilisation, according... Read more
Updated ACR Appropriateness Criteria Cover New Topics
The revised edition of ACR Appropriateness Criteria® now covers 227 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications. Developed by the American... Read more
Focal Breast Pain: Does Breast Density Affect the Need for Ultrasound?
Directed ultrasound, when performed in conjunction with digital mammography for the evaluation of focal breast pain in women with nondense breasts,... Read more
Molecular Imaging as Tool in Precision Cancer Care
New molecular imaging technologies can make it easier to diagnose, monitor and treat cancers, and finding a way to use these noninvasive techniques... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... Read more
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement.org, 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
Member of the Editorial Board IMAGING
The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population. Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... 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
2017 28 Nov
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and decision making for a range of time-critical conditions.... 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,... Read more
Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication
Medical imaging is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role at many points... Read more
National Teleradiology System of Turkey: Motivation, Technology, Realisation, and Beyond
Outlines the development of the national teleradiology system of the... Read more
Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage
A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound scanners: key purchasing considerations
Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound refers to ultrasound exams performed by... Read more
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...
Shown to improve comfort in 93% of patients who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression technology2 Curved, unique design mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast to reduce pinching and apply uniform compression over the entire...
Sectra PACS is designed for a high production environment with stability and usability in focus. Highlights include functions to speed up oncology workflows such as anatomical linking and support for reviewing complex multiparametric MRI studies such...
The first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound scanner with exceptional image quality Optimized with preset modes for breast, dense breast and interventional procedures that simplify workflow On-demand high-resolution images – 14 MHz, 192 elements, and...
Powered by the most revolutionary ZONE Sonography® Technology, Resona 7’s new ZST+ platform brings the ultrasound image quality to a higher level by zone acquisition and channel data processing. Resona 7 also provides clinical research with the revolutionary...