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
Limitations of MRI muscle injury classification system
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a key role in evaluating and classifying the extent of muscle injuries in athletic players. While... Read more
Study: 'above average' burnout symptoms among Canadian radiologists
Physician burnout is a significant issue in healthcare worldwide, and radiology burnout rates are ranked high compared to other specialities.... Read more
Helping minority women hurdle barriers to breast cancer screening
Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer partly due to barriers to timely screening mammography, resulting... Read more
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Radiologist Dr Georgia Spear of NorthShore Medical Group The Hologic’s SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System brings radiologists a new generation of ultrasound technology. At times, mammographic findings turn out very subtle. Ultrasounds enhance the detection of these findings, thus improving the accuracy of diagnosis.... Read more
Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Liberty Hospital The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System improves diagnostic confidence because of lesion conspicuity and a wide expanse of shades of grey that is not found in other ultrasound units. It is very important to accurately know what one sees... Read more
Dr. med. Bettina Wolfgarten, Specialist in radiology, Wolfgarten Radiology, Bonn Germany Views and opinions expressed here in by third parties alone and do not necessarily reflect those of Hologic. A biopsy with the Brevera is like the lights suddenly going on when you're driving in a tunnel. It makes a huge difference to actually... Read more
2023 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
2023 01 Jun
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is already recognized as having a high diagnostic value in the examination of the liver. Recent technological advances promise to further improve the image quality of CEUS, with the potential to provide performance characteristics equivalent to other imaging modalities such as CT or MRI. Such an advance is the... 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
2018 22 Sep
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, 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
2018 22 Sep
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains the importance of human-machine cybernetic harmony.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protection, and to specify up-to-date DRLs for these clinical... Read more
2018 22 Sep
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implement change, and meet regulatory requirements.... Read more
2018 22 Sep
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation across the United States. Of concern was that many low-risk... Read more
The Role of the Microbiome and Nutritional Therapy in Critical COVID-19
Dysbiosis has been closely related to inflammation and severe-to-cri Read more
Nutrition for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19
This article discusses the nutritional implications for critically... Read more
About the Affirm® breast biopsy guidance system Our passion to offer innovative interventional tools that advance breast health fueled the development of the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system. This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™-capable...
Newly redesigned Precision Flow Packettes™ allow pinpoint application to a transducer head or skin surface while eliminating the potential for gel cross-contamination. Available for Aquasonic® 100 and hypoallergenic Aquasonic CLEAR®. FEATURES...
uMammo 890i pioneers a new breakthrough in low-dose, high resolution breast imaging.The CMOS Starlight imaging platform is equipped with dual-angle 3D breast imaging and U-View synthetic 2D technology, greatly increasing the early detection rate of breast...
Better detection. Clinically superior. Low dose.** What if we could find breast cancers earlier? See lesions more clearly? Reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies? Questions like these inspired Hologic researchers and scientists to develop Hologic...
A breakthrough in biopsy efficiency The Brevera system streamlines the entire breast biopsy process from start to finish – with real-time imaging for instant verification and automated post-biopsy specimen handling. This has the potential to...