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AI can improve medical imaging access

2019 20 Feb

Executive Summary Radiology plays an important role in patient screening, diagnosis, treatment guidance, monitoring and follow-up. The sad thing is that two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic services. In the case of computer tomography (CT) for example, 14% of low-income countries have at least one CT equipment... Read more

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Radiologists need to brush up on AI

2019 30 Jan

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow in healthcare , such as in enhancing the performance and accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk prediction algorithms. And while radiology is among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow, it appears that many radiologists are not even sure... Read more

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Ontario Association of Pathologists (OAP) 2018 Annual Meeting

2018 28 Sep

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2018 01 May

I find this question particularly interesting. This is the phrase I use to define my Twitter profile, @Vilavaite . I really believe analysing reality with the sight of a radiologist has distinctive features.   First, we radiologists see beyond the surface of things. We are used to seeing the inside of our patients' bodies and in... Read more

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Reducing Imaging for Low Back Pain in the ED

2017 16 May

Clinical decision support integrated in electronic order entry forms can safely and effectively reduce imaging orders for patients with low-back pain in the emergency department (ED), according to a study in press in  Journal of the American College of Radiology. Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for people in the U.S. and Canada... Read more

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Appropriate Imaging for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

2017 04 Apr

Despite evidence and guidelines for appropriate imaging use in patients with low-risk prostate cancer, studies have shown only gradual reductions in inappropriate imaging use, according to an article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology. See Also : MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Detection, Avoids Unneeded Biopsy Waste contributes... Read more

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MIIT-Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology 2017

2017 28 Apr

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Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

2017 09 Feb

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure the underpinning technology works for everyone’s needs? Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores. Why we need a VNA—joining up diagnostics... Read more