Radiology and Imaging

Toshiba Partners With Unfors Raysafe To Improve X-Ray Room Staff Safety

RaySafe i2 Now Available on Toshiba Infinix-i SystemsTo improve clinical staff safety during interventional procedures and help monitor radiation... Read more

ECR 2014: Clinical Decision Support in Europe - The Way Forward

Europe-wide referral guidelines for medical imaging are essential. Not only do they need to be developed, but their use needs to be improved. Lluis... Read more

ECR 2014: Radiology in Iran

Keep politics out of healthcare was the message from Dr. Mansoor Fatehi from Tehran, Iran, who spoke about radiology management in a special... Read more

ECR 2014: Patient Advisory Group Promotes Patient-Centred Radiology

One year on from its launch, the European Society of Radiology's Patient Advisory Group for Medical Imaging (PAGMI) has already contributed much... Read more

ECR 2014: Radiology in Europe - How Are We Doing?

The outlook for radiology in Europe is not all gloomy, but there are wide variations in staffing and reimbursement, according to a survey of... Read more

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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

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IMAGING Management

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

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

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

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

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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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 Emanuele Neri

ESGAR Consensus Statement on Liver MR Imaging

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 Jan G. Zijlstra, MD, PhD

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, c...

Prof. Guy Frija

Quality and Safety In Radiology

A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPQuality of Healthcare Quality healthcare by definition...

Dr. Mark T. Keegan, MD, MSc

The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

 Francesco Sardanelli, Professor of Radiology

Exploring the Future of Radiology

ESR TO LAUNCH NEW JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY EXPERIMENTAL  Medicine is...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman, MD

How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department

Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department begins...

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