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Health Management

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

2016 25 Aug

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic imaging in the out of hospital (outpatient) environment. In ‏Australia and Italy, it is not uncommon to find imaging centres in shopping ‏malls, a concept which is anathema to both the United Kingdom & South ‏Africa. A shift from hospital based imaging services to a mixed... Read more

Health Management

The Affidea MR Excellence Programme

2016 01 Jul

Unification, Optimisation and Analytics for Service Improvement   The Problem With MRI   Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI ) is not only one of the most complex parts of the diagnostic chain, it is also one of the most expensive. Obtaining excellent anatomical and functional images is time consuming and requires high levels of technical expertise. Although... Read more

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ASKLEPIOS Multimodality Course

2016 07 Apr

The established ASKLEPIOS project is tailored to serve professional development by addressing recognised needs in the context of continuous radiologic education. Its concept is versatile and broad to even cover evolving topics at European and non-European destinations. Its programmes include multithematic, organ-oriented, multimodality and multidisciplinary... Read more

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Radiology: What the Future Holds

2016 29 Mar

By Dr. Rowland Illing, Affidea Chief Medical OfficerThe healthcare industry as a whole has become increasingly sub-specialised, some would say fragmented. Many more healthcare professionals are involved in each patient’s care than in the past and this has both advantages and disadvantages. Amidst the complexity, there is a risk of losing focus on the... Read more

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Up in the Cloud: The Future of Digital Healthcare In Europe

2016 28 Mar

In today’s healthcare landscape, traditional healthcare models are showing their age. At this year’s ECR in Vienna, GE Healthcare showcased the software that could soon make diagnosis and collaboration between healthcare professionals as easy as social networking.In the last decade, investment in digital technologies for healthcare has risen sharply.... Read more

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Warsaw Mummy Project- Did Cancer Exist in the Ancient World?

2016 10 Mar

This interdisciplinary science project, launched in Affidea Polska's Otwock Centre, explores the secrets of the unopened sarcophagus of an ancient Egyptian mummy and 41 other artefacts and has captured the imagination of thousands across time TV coverage in Poland and even been featured on the BBC news website, sees teams of scientists working with... Read more

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Another First – VetScan Opens in Hungary

2016 08 Mar

This month in Hungary, Affidea (known locally as Diagnoscan) has opened the country’s first ever diagnostic centre dedicated entirely to animals! The cantre, known as VetScan, has a powerful 1.5T MRI machine geared specifically towards the scanning of smaller animals. This novel innovation scanning of will provide unique, professional diagnostic services for... Read more

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Has Affidea Polska Found the Recipe for life?

2016 03 Mar

Each year, more than 17,000 new breast cancer cases are reported in Poland, leading to over 5,600 deaths, many of which are primarily due to late detection. But what does all this have to do with baking bread? Well, Affidea Polska, in partnership with the Polish Amazons, the Social Movement and the Polish Oncological Nurses Association, had just launched... Read more

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Radiology Can Look Forward to a Bright Future, Believes Industry Leader

2016 02 Mar

What is going to make the headlines in radiology and diagnostic imaging in the next five years?Dimitris Moulavasilis: Well, as an industry observer, I’m confident that the technology will keep developing at a phenomenal rate, offering improved structural imaging techniques, machine driven radiogenomic analytics and predictive biomarkers based on novel... Read more

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Affidea Italy: Rebranding in Style

2016 01 Mar

The second Friday of December was particularly long-awaited by Italian staff as headquarters invited the teams to a massive party to celebrate the rebranding of Italian operations and the start of the new era of Affidea Italy. Much excitement surrounded the rebranding events of one of Affidea’s largest countries of operation and top representatives... Read more

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