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TMC Radiology Quality Award Winners 2014

2014 21 Mar

Regionshospitalet Silkeborg, a Danish hospital in Falkevej, has won the inaugural TMC Radiology Quality Award for 2014 during a ceremony held recently at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. The TMC Radiology Quality Award is launched by Telemedicine Clinic, the leading European provider of teleradiology services, and will be handed out annually... Read more

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ECR 2014: Are Smartphones and Tablets Usable in Radiology?

2014 18 Mar

A burning question for radiology is whether the ubiquitous smartphones and tables can be used in clinical practice for image interpretation in radiology. Are they all that is needed? Rachel Toomey from Ireland addressed this question in a refresher course at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. Currently handheld devices are primarily... Read more

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ECR 2014: Talking About Radiation Risk

2014 18 Mar

The knowns and unknowns of radiation risk were discussed by Annalisa Trianni from Italy at the Management in Radiology session, held during the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, in a talk prepared with Donald Peck from the USA. Outcome of radiation can be pre-determined to some extent. The amount of energy required to cause these effects... Read more

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ECR 2014: ESR Focus on Radiation Protection

2014 18 Mar

Radiation protection is a key concern of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and Professor Peter Vock, Chair of the ESR Working Group on Radiation Protection, updated the Management in Radiology session on its activities at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna. Vock outlined the critical three new dimensions of radiation protection: Global... Read more

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ECR 2014: Innovations Set New Standard for Medical Congresses

2014 13 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the biggest radiology meeting in Europe, was held March 6–10 in Vienna, Austria. Over 20,000 delegates from more than 110 countries attended the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), which took place for the 20th time at the Austria Center Vienna. It was also the first time that the congress... Read more

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ECR 2014: Radiology in Europe - How Are We Doing?

2014 09 Mar

The outlook for radiology in Europe is not all gloomy, but there are wide variations in staffing and reimbursement, according to a survey of European Society of Radiology (ESR) member national societies. Professor Elisabeth Schouman-Claeys from Paris, France,  presented insights from the recent survey at the Management in Radiology session at the European... Read more

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ECR 2014: Cardiac Imaging Research: The Radiology Perspective

2014 09 Mar

The outlook for research in cardiac imaging was the theme of the Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture at ECR 2014, given by Albert de Roos,  Professor of Radiology at Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands.de Roos suggested that the motivation to go into research is controversial these days. However, personal interest should be the primary motive.... Read more

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ECR 2014: Quality of Radiology Reporting

2014 09 Mar

A Swiss project in a multicentre private radiology clinic, which was presented at the European Congress of Radiology this week evaluated the quality of radiology reporting. Presenter Dr. Tarek Laswad, from the  Groupe 3R, Réseau Radiologique Romand in Switzerland, emphasised that the aim was not peer review, but to evaluate the quality of the elements... Read more

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ECR 2014: Radiology Opportunities and Threats

2014 08 Mar

Radiology's visibility is a hot topic of discussion these days, and  a well-attended Professional Challenges session looked at opportunities and threats to the radiology profession. Professor Georg Bongartz from Switzerland gave a clear message - radiologists must share their turf. Fences do not protect the turf, and turf battles should be regarded... Read more

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ECR 2014: Hitachi Aloka Medical Unveils Arietta Ultrasound Brand

2014 07 Mar

Hitachi Aloka Medical today launched the new brand ARIETTA with two ultrasound products the ARIETTA 70 and ARIETTA 60, at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, Austria.With more than sixty years’ experience and know-how in imaging, Hitachi Aloka has been a pioneer in developing reliable high-quality solutions for a broad range of ultrasound... Read more


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