Search Tag: Radiologists

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Passionate About Breast Health

2021 16 Jul

Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer earlier... Read more

IMAGING Management

EFRS and EuSoMII Announce Partnership and Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

2021 12 Jul

The European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics  (EuSoMII)  and the European Federation of Radiographer Societies  (EFRS)  signed a Memorandum of Understanding to scale up collaboration and share their expertise and knowledge in the field of medical imaging informatics. Both organisations have a common interest in the field of imaging informatics... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 11 Jan

Shortage of skilled manpower is a widespread fact and has indeed not spared radiology. If you are looking into details why radiological manpower is missing, you will find different reasons for it.   · Radiology seems not to be that attractive anymore for young doctors · Further, radiology itself gets more and more complex and the ongoing specialization... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Why Enterprise Imaging Matters to the Radiologist

2020 18 Nov

  Enterprise imaging is a healthcare innovation that is driven by the latest trends in technology, including artificial intelligence and data analytics. In essence, enterprise imaging refers to a system-wide approach for storing, managing, distributing, viewing and analysing all clinical imaging and multimedia content in the electronic health record... Read more

IMAGING Management

Netcare Pholoso Hospital’s Radiology in Polokwane, South Africa, Counts on medavis RIS

2020 16 Nov

At Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane, the radiology department has based its delivery model on the medavis RIS, making a strong statement about the hospital’s strategy of combining cutting edge medical technology with skilled and experienced specialists to provide exceptional care for patients and their families.  Overall-access to images... Read more

Health Management

The Serious Public Health Consequences of Health Disparity

2020 12 Nov

As hospitals and clinics rebuild and reorganise from the public health and financial challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there has never been a better time to address health disparity in medicine. The American College of Radiology is collaborating with patients and other health care organisations, to develop solutions to eliminate... Read more

Health Management

Enterprise Imaging and Shared Workflow

2020 12 Nov

The role of a radiologist is becoming more central to healthcare. Radiology departments are overloaded with work. Demand for fast imaging results and 24/7 availability are also consistently increasing. Agfa HealthCare has developed a shared reading workflow within its Enterprise Imaging platform, which allows radiologists to share tasks and expertise... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists' Work And Processes Have Become More Efficient

2020 05 Nov

Without a Radiology Information System (RIS), it is difficult to work effectively in radiology today. This is also the case at Uster Hospital, which chose medavis RIS after an intensive tendering process. “The decisive factor for us was in the end the price to performance ratio. We wanted to get the best package at reasonable cost,” says Dr. Andreas... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Transitioning to Peer Learning

2020 30 Oct

The process of peer review has been quite challenging in radiology. The traditional method of peer review involves a score-based assessment of interpretations of imaging studies. This method has been widely used in radiology and accepted by most credentialing bodies. However, whether it produces learning opportunities for radiologists remains questionable. ... Read more