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IMAGING Management

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

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Dose Creep: Unnoticed Variations in Diagnostic Radiation Exposures

2015 11 May

ECRI’s Top 10 Health Hazards 2015 (ECRI 2014) lists at no. 7 “dose creep”, which is a pattern of radiation exposure levels (ie, dose) being increased by clinicians over time in an attempt to achieve better image quality in diagnostic radiography. Although it is unlikely to result in immediate harm, it’s an insidious problem that can have long-term... Read more