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#ECR2019: 5 year success EuroSafe Imaging

2019 06 Mar

EuroSafe Imaging celebrated 5 years of success in it’s mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe following a holistic, inclusive approach with a dedicated series of sessions, activities and events during this year’s European Congress of Radiology . The flagship initiative created by the European Society of... Read more

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#ECR2019: Paediatric CEUS: a fantastic tool

2019 06 Mar

Dr.  Paul Sidhu , professor of Imaging Sciences and Consultant Radiologist King’s College London , UK, and President Elect of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ) presented the Luigi Oliva Honorary Lecture at ECR2019 .   Professor Sidhu opened his lecture saying “I fully appreciate that ultrasound... Read more

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

2019 28 Feb

  GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital   Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Operationalising AI in radiology

2019 22 Feb

Implementation and integration challenges Over the last few years, we have seen a rapid rise in the popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This will be a prime focus for attendees at this year’s European Congress of Radiology. As a member of the European Commission’s AI Alliance, I am optimistic and excited about the real-world application... Read more

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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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Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more

ICU Management

Imaging and intensive care medicine

2019 24 Jan

An evolving partnership A major evolution is underway involving critical care and imaging.  The intensive care patient population is changing. Increasingly intensive care units (ICUs) are treating older patients, with more comorbidities, and variable prognosis, at a time when family expectations are different and often with higher expectations... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 13 Dec

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... Read more

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Is walk-in CT better than an appointment system?

2018 07 Nov

Long access time to computed tomography (CT) facilities is a problem in many hospitals. Walk-in is an intervention that eliminates access times, since it gives patients direct access without an appointment. Walk-in CT also improves satisfaction of patients, referring physicians as well as the entire radiology staff, technicians and doctors alike, according... Read more