Radiology and Imaging

COCIR Raises Awareness of Industry Achievements on World Cancer Day 2014

Today is World Cancer Day 2014 and COCIR, the non-profit trade association of the European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry, wants... Read more

Photon-Counting Technique Increases Detection Rate in Screening Mammography

According to a study published online in the journal Radiology digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic... Read more

Toshiba Aplio Ultrasound Systems Chosen to Enhance US Hospital’s Workflow

14 Toshiba Aplio 500 Ultrasound Systems will provide industry-leading depth and detail so clinicians can focus on what matters most Our... Read more

Agfa HealthCare: From Small Acorns Big Trees Grow

Susan Boulanger, Director of Imaging Services at Signature Healthcare Brockton, Massachusetts, explains how replacements to its 25+ year old... Read more

Arab Health 2014: Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning 3D Mammography Platform

With an emphasis on improving lives, Hologic is focused on bringing the latest in diagnostic innovations to the fast growing Gulf regionHologic,... 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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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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