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COVID-19 and Imaging – Our Top Stories

2020 13 Jul

HealthManagement.org continues to provide up-to-date coverage of COVID-19 and its impact on radiology practice and diagnostic imaging. Here are some of our top stories so far:   How is the Pandemic Affecting Radiology Practice? An overview of how the Radiology Department at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona handled the COVID-19 pandemic and how this... Read more

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#ECR2020 Online Congress Begins July 15

2020 13 Jul

The European Congress of Radiology opens on July 15th and will be a completely virtual event with a live scientific programme featuring more than 50 streamed sessions. From plenary lectures and ESR Meets session to Satellite Symposia and Special Focus sessions, ECR 2020 promises to be a highly engaging Congress for radiologists, radiographers and medical... Read more

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Impact of COVID-19 on Inpatient Imaging Utilisation

2020 25 Jun

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in a way that is unprecedented in modern history. Health care institutions around the world have been struggling with how best to respond to patient volumes using existing resources and personnel. One coping strategy adopted by hospitals was to cancel or postpone elective/non-urgent appointments and procedures. ... Read more

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How is the Pandemic Affecting Radiology Practice?

2020 23 Jun

An overview of how the Radiology Department at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona handled the COVID-19 pandemic and how this disease will change the way radiology is practiced. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major changes in clinical activity at our radiology department. The radiology department at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona carries out more... Read more

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Value of Diagnostic Tests in World of COVID-19

2020 27 May

The sensitivity and specificity of any given diagnostic test are independent of the prevalence of the disease. However, in reality, the sensitivity and specificity varies depending on the prevalence of the disease. Variations in prevalence may occur due to the spectrum of the disease, verification bias, patient selection, and misclassification of... Read more

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Mobile X-rays Valuable for COVID-19 Patients

2020 27 May

When the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic first appeared in China, initial reports revealed that the virus primarily infected the lungs. The majority of patients who developed symptoms presented with pulmonary symptoms like chest discomfort and shortness of breath. Besides pulse oximetry, the most common imaging test in these patients was a... Read more

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Conducting Research in the COVID-19 Era

2020 11 May

Summary: Under pressure in the age of COVID-19, David Koff stresses that researchers need to maintain high standards for their offerings to have value to the medical world. COVID-19 is the worst pandemic the world has been going through since the Spanish Influenza of 1918, which claimed the lives of millions of people. As we watch the death... Read more

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How to Support a National Network for COVID-19 Identification in Medical Imaging Studies?

2020 11 May

The current COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need for more agile technical solutions that can quickly support researchers and clinical practitioners in diagnostics and treatments. Sharing data and knowledge is the key driver that can dramatically change the efficiency of political and health care decisions. Chest x-ray has been the main imaging... Read more

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UK Radiologist Workforce Shortages Taking Toll Says Census

2020 29 Apr

In terms of radiologist workforce, NHS hospitals have a marked shortfall of 33%, highlighting the health system's huge pressure in providing the necessary imaging and interventional services during the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: Bridging the Radiologist Staffing Gap with New Training Initiative   To cover radiology... Read more

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Nordic Cardiac Imaging (NCI)

2020 21 Apr

POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SPRING 2021 DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS NEW DATES TO BE CONFIRMED SOON Read more