Search Tag: Canada

Executive Health Management

The Value of Discount on Branded Drugs

2019 14 Nov

Despite the proclaimed benefits, in Canada, brand-name drug discount cards (or co-pay cards) lead to higher spending for both healthcare and patients. Such are the results of a new study by Law et al., ‘Impact of brand drug discount cards on private insurer, government and patient expenditures,’ published in Canadian Medical Association Journal... Read more

IMAGING Management

Emergency radiology simulator for medical & non-medical experts

2019 30 Apr

Radiology residency programs traditionally assess residents using tools with a focus on Medical Expert CanMeds roles through Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE's), mock-oral exams and multiple choice in-service examinations. These all are performed typically by using a single, or limited number of static images presented in isolation from... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Launches Trident® HD Specimen Radiography System in United States, Canada and Europe

2019 26 Apr

Company expands breast specimen imaging portfolio and leadership in breast cancer diagnosis and care. Hologic, Inc.  today announced global commercial availability of the Trident ®  HD specimen radiography system, a next-generation solution that delivers enhanced image quality, improved workflow and instant sample verification during... Read more

IMAGING Management

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

IT Management

e-Health 2019 Conference and Tradeshow

2019 26 May

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Health Management

Connecting imaging and information in the era of AI

2018 20 Feb

The 13th edition of Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology (MIIT) conference to take place in Ontario, Canada.  This year’s exciting programme will feature talks on imaging in an EMR-centric enterprise, radiology service outreach for physician engagement, using imaging informatics in quality initiatives, artificial intelligence... Read more