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The Devastating Impact of Donald Trump on Healthcare in the U.S.

2021 14 Feb

In a new report, the Lancet Commission reveals that Donald Trump's presidency had devastating effects on every aspect of health in the U.S. This is the first comprehensive review that assesses the damage inflicted by former President Trump. As per the findings of this report, his policy failures resulted in 461,000 unnecessary deaths in the U.S.... Read more

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Efficient And Effective Collaboration Across Extended Care Teams And Regions

2021 03 Mar

Presented by  Johan Hendrickx, Business Manager Enterprise Imaging  Peter Wilkop, Sr. Global Product Marketing Manager Enterprise Imaging  Willy Rosé, Head of Marketing Europe Find Agfa Healthcare on Social Media       Read more

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RDM: A Complete Solution Designed For Everyone Involved In The Dose Cycle

2020 27 Mar

Protecting patients from over-exposure to radiation is part of the daily life of healthcare professionals in medical imaging. Justification, optimization, ALARA’s approach – these principles are necessary to reduce the dose delivered to the patient.Moreover, numerous legal regulations (directives, the public health code) now make it compulsory... Read more

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MRI and Radiomics Predict 10-Year Breast Cancer Recurrence

2020 22 Jan

Breast cancer is complex for clinicians to diagnose owing to how greatly cells within one tumour can vary. This complexity and challenge is highlighted by the fact that a biopsy only targets a sample of cells.   You might also like: Radiomics Model Betters Radiologistsin Lesions Categorisation A new study from Penn Medicine addresses... Read more

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Royal College of Radiologists to new UK Government: Prioritise Cancer Care

2019 23 Dec

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in the UK has called on the new Conservative majority Government to prioritise and boost funding for five areas across NHS imaging and cancer care.   You might also like: Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?   “You have the power and the opportunity to give patients a sustainably... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Can AI Predicts Future Healthcare Costs from Chest X-rays?

2019 03 Dec

Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF ) have trained deep learning (DL) applications to identify cost indicators from chest radiographs to predict future health costs covering five years. In a Monday presentation at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) taking place in Chicago, researchers said DL could... Read more

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Deep Learning Improves Lung Cancer Detection from X-rays

2019 18 Nov

New research led by South Korean radiologists provides further proof as to how artificial intelligence can help improve diagnosis of lung cancer using medical imaging.   Radiologists performed better in detecting malignant lung cancers on chest x-rays when they read images with deep-learning based software, according to the research published... Read more

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Strengthening Collaboration between Radiology and Non-Radiology Residents

2019 12 Nov

A new training programme, launched by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been found to be effective in strengthening collaboration between radiology and non-radiology residents. Besides helping promote appropriate imaging use, the initiative provides more opportunities for radiology trainees to interact with their peers in... Read more

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E-cigarette & Vaping Products Blamed for Lung Disease Outbreak

2019 11 Nov

Use of e-cigarette or vaping products, which may contain nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol, has been blamed for an outbreak of lung disease that hit the U.S. starting in August. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) reported from 49 states and one... Read more

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Cutting Low-Yield Imaging Through Collaboration

2019 30 Oct

Radiology care means ensuring optimal use of imaging for diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Needless to say, radiologists play an important role in helping referring physicians avoid ordering imaging tests that provide not much diagnostic value – and unnecessarily expose patients to radiation.     That's certainly the main reason behind the American... Read more