- Key reasons why patients 'no-show' for imaging appointments
- U.S. study: wide variation in breast cancer follow-up imaging
- New MRI technique for detecting Alzheimer’s disease
- Need to improve gender reporting in radiology human subjects research
- Opportunities for radiologists to improve patient experience
Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque... Read more
U.S. Doctors Call For Colon Cancer Screening Before 50
Obesity and Diabetes to Blame in Young Patients, says SERMO poll Two thirds of a poll among U.S. doctors concluded that colon... Read more
‘Salt’ MRI May Show Greater Detail in Kidney Scans
MRI experts at the University of Nottingham have won a £1 million grant to conduct research using the body’s natural sodium (salt) content... Read more
Netherland’s ZIN To Reimburse SIRT For Failed Treatment in Colorectal Liver Metastases
The Netherlands Healthcare Institute, Zorginstituut Nederland ( ZIN ), has agreed to reimburse Selective Internal Radiation Therapy... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
The radiology department has transformed from a unit of collaboration to one that focuses on interpretation, and in order to regain past values, an efficient harmony between IT and humans needs to be achieved. As radiologists we have to be valued for not just interpreting images. I have been around the world giving talks, and I seen radiology... Read more
Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients. From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... 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
European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities
Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of... Read more
Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks
What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in... Read more
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...
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...
Open high-field efficiency with patient-centric architecture OASIS™ is a new generation of MR systems, providing a high degree of diagnostic confidence and extraordinary patient comfort. With this unique scanner, Hitachi combines best high-field performance...
The TE7 touch screen ultrasound system is designed to provide superior quality imaging for rapid patient-care decisions. Intuitive gesture controls and efficient focused point-of-care exams minimize the user learning curve, with no need to navigate a...
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...