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HealthManagement I-I-I Interviews at ECR 2015

2015 31 Mar

HealthManagement was in pole position at ECR last month to interview leading clinicians and industry experts at this year's congress of the European Society of Radiology. We put key questions to, among others, Prof. Iain McCall, Prof. Davide Caramella and Prof.em. Per Skaane. We are publishing the first selection today, with more to follow.Celebrating... Read more

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ECR 2015: HealthManagement Wrap Up

2015 18 Mar

HealthManagement’s booth at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna earlier this month was a hive of activity (we squeezed a picture in before sessions started), with 1-1-1 interviews conducted (Did you do it?), management tips being posted and, not least, the latest issue of the journal distributed, newly titled HealthManagement.org The Journal.... Read more

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#ECR2015: Putting Patients at the Heart of Radiology

2015 07 Mar

Putting patients at the centre of care involves radiologists, patients and next of kin, according to speakers at a session at the European Congress of Radiology today, organised by the ESR’s Patient Advisory Group. Established by the ESR 2 years ago, the PAG includes seven patient representatives from the whole spectrum of disease areas as well as five... Read more

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#ECR2015: Developments in Optical Molecular Imaging Give Hope in Cancer Treatment

2015 07 Mar

New methods that make it possible to visualise activity on a molecular level will boost optical imaging use in radiology, especially oncology applications. Experts will unveil the secrets of Cerenkov (blue light) radiation, reporter gene imaging and opto-acoustics techniques today during a New Horizons session at the ECR.Speakers will look at molecular... Read more

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#ECR2015: Cardiac CT - Has its Time Come?

2015 07 Mar

Cardiac CT is emerging as an alternative to conventional invasive coronary angiography, but its exact potential is yet to be established. A Special Focus session at the European Congress of Radiology today will present the most promising technologies. Fractional flow reserve computed tomography (FFR CT) enables coronary stenosis significance to be assessed... Read more

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#ECR2015: Ziehm Imaging Presents Revolution in 3D Imaging

2015 05 Mar

Ziehm Imaging showcases its comprehensive C-arm portfolio under the theme “Redefined Imaging” at this year’s ECR which runs in Vienna from 4-8 March. Ziehm Vision RFD 3D is the world’s only 3D C-arm with flat-panel technology that provides a 16 cm edge length per scan volume. It will be on display for the first time in Europe. Ziehm Vision RFD is... Read more

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#ECR2015: ESR Takes Action to Encourage Replacement of Ageing Equipment

2015 04 Mar

A panel of experts at the ECR in Vienna will be discussing the state of imaging equipment in Europe and will talk about the issues impeding the harmonisation of imaging standards in Europe. The older the equipment, the lower the quality of imaging. According to the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological Electromedical and Healthcare IT... Read more

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#ECR2015: Launch of ESR iGuide - New Clinical Decision Support Software

2015 04 Mar

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and National Decision Support Company (NDSC) today officially launched ESR iGuide at the European Congress of Radiology 2015 in Vienna. The ESR iGuide is a clinical decision support (CDS) system enabling doctors to order medical imaging procedures for their patients based on the best available medical evidence. ‘We... Read more

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#ECR2015: Computer-Aided Diagnosis Improves Detection but Requires Experience

2015 04 Mar

Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) can enhance performance but only if it is used correctly, and does not reduce the need for training. In a Refresher Course today at the ECR which runs in Vienna from 4-8 March, experts will talk about how CAD is moving away from pure detection to clinical decision support and will explain how the adoption of new reading... Read more

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#ECR2015: Technical, Clinical Challenges Slow Down Integration of Imaging Biomarkers

2015 04 Mar

In a session at ECR which runs from 4-8 March in Vienna, renowned researchers will talk about the integration of imaging biomarkers in Europe and the major issues that need to be overcome to derive the full potential of quantitative imaging.    Quantitative imaging enables clinicians to identify disease early and can go a long way in improving treatment... Read more


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