Radiology and Imaging
Kimberley Geissler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, UMass Amherst

High-Deductible Plans Linked to Lower Use of Imaging Tests

Results of a new study indicate that high-deductible health plans may reduce all diagnostic imaging rather than helping physicians and patients... Read more

Joy Melnikow, Professor and Director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research at UC Davis

Which Modality for Which Breast Density?

A systematic review of available data on dense breasts has found that determinations of breast density can be unreliable and that as many as... Read more

Diana Miglioretti, Professor of Biostatistics at UC Davis School of Medicine

Making Breast Screening Even Safer

Digital mammograms pose only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women, based on a modelling study conducted by an international... Read more

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation equipment

Fujifilm in Bidding War for Toshiba Medical Subsidiary

Fujifilm Holdings is tipped as a main contender for a medical equipment subsidiary of Toshiba increasing the likelihood of a bidding war for... Read more

review of x-rays taken for breast cancer screening

Does Cancer Screening Really Save Lives?

Amidst growing appreciation of the harms of cancer screening, advocates still claim that it “saves lives". However, this assertion is based on... Read more

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Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing this cutting-edge device at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Annual Scientific Meeting,... Read more

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in clinical practice hasn’t fully completed its cycle of development. Though we have been working on it for over 20 years, it’s entering into a new phase. The most exciting is the paediatric application of CEUS, with recent regulatory approval for certain use.   The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound... Read more

App Name Do Radiology Description   This is a series of radiology apps. The creators of the apps describe them as ‘Dynamic, immersive radiology environment’.   The topics covered are: MR imaging in prostate cancerNeuroradiology imaging in stroke Fundamentals in thoracic imagingThoracic imaging – a primer for physicians Dynamic approach to... 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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Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

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. The... Read more

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Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

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.[1] (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra... Read more

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Dr Mats Eriksson MD, PhD

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