No decrease in x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, despite guidelines
Current guidelines recommend against routine x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, a viral lower respiratory tract infection that often lands... Read more
Carotid artery MRI for predicting cardiovascular disease
Carotid arteries are the two major arteries on either side of the neck that carry blood into the head and brain. New research shows that... Read more
Implementing a software solution across multiple ultrasound vendors
An article in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology describes the successful implementation of a system where measurements... Read more
Radiology clinic's electronic data collection improves patient care
As adoption of value-based care models broadens, there has been an emerging emphasis on patient-reported outcomes (PROs), both for reimbursement... Read more
CT-based abdominal aortic calcification can predict heart attack
Computed tomography (CT) is commonly used to measure calcium, a component of plaque, in the coronary arteries. CT can also measure calcium... Read more
The Future of Healthcare: One Million [Interconnected] Homes Initiative
City - Health - Healthcare: An Integrated Relationship to Undertake the Challenge of Change
Chronic Disease Management - Paradigm Shift to Reduce Costs & Maintain Quality of Treatment
People Centric Model to Harness User Value: Personal Data Spaces in Transformation of Health & Care
Increasing collaboration between health care providers and the medical industry is proven to be beneficial as it continues to pave the way for innovative technologies. By bringing expert opinions to the table, we can explore patient safety and infection prevention, discussing what can further be done to improve the endoscopic field. Sparked... Read more
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, accounting for one in four annual cancer cases world wide 1 In Europe alone, 576,337 women were diagnosed with the disease in the year 2020 2 Breast cancer can have devastating effects on patients and the people around them, as the disease kills more European women than any other cancer.... Read more
The Lockdown May End, But Nursing Will Continue My dear readers it is time again for my monthly update: It has been two weeks now since we have some semblance of our lives back in the United Kingdom. Well, almost. All shops, cinemas, theatres, and concert halls are open. Also the UK has reopened for tourism, meaning people are allowed to enter... 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
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
2021 25 Feb
Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence and SmartSlices Brad Keller, Ph.D, Director, Clinical Research Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D, Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health, Hologic. Inc.... Read more
Financing micro health insurance: theory, methods and evidence
A look at innovations in harnessing voluntary and contributory micro... 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
The Role of EIT Health in Training the European Health Workforce
Summary: EIT Health, a network organisation supported by the European... Read more
Pixium® Portable 3543 DR, optimal ergonomics and complete flexibility This flat panel detector provides outstanding image and diagnosis quality at a minimal dose for the patient and is compatible with different applications. Pixium® Portable...
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...
It's the key to 3T. A system that offers unprecedented access to 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging? The answer is MAGNETOM Spectra 1 . It’s the key to a new scope of image and healthcare quality for patients. It’s the key to a new level of usability...
Exceeding Expectations Confronted with increasingly complex clinical requirements and rising numbers of patients, medical institutions are expected to perform at the limits of capacity every day. SOMATOM Definition Edge helps you not only meet,...
Drive precision for all – with a Dual Source CT scanner Regardless of the type of patient: Your medical imaging institution has to provide state-of-the-art CT imaging. At all times, you have to be able to aid your patients, to cope with your...