Search Tag: Radiologists

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Swedish-American Hospital Adopts PowerLook® Density Assessment

2020 19 May

“Installing PowerLook ® Density Assessment has helped improve the workflow of our department and also in the education of our patients about the importance of knowing your breast density,” Adrea Bennett, Center for Women Supervisor, Swedish-American Hospital Summary Swedish-American Hospital (SAH), a division of UW Health,... Read more

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Artificial Intelligence for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis - Reader Study Results

2020 19 May

Abstract ProFound AI™ is the latest artificial intelligence algorithm developed by iCAD , Inc., Nashua, NH using deep learning technology that is intended to be used concurrently by radiologists while reading digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams. The algorithm detects soft tissue densities (masses, architectural distortions and asymmetries)... Read more

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ICH Diagnosis: Could AI Step In Where Radiologists Fail?

2020 26 Feb

  The heavy workload radiologists deal with means that the potential for errors may increase. Misdiagnosis of intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) can lead to an adverse impact on patient outcomes.   You might also like: AI and Radiology: Not Ready For Prime Time   Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have released a... Read more

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Planmed To Present A Broad Range Of Digital Innovations At ECR 2020

2020 20 Feb

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology, where professionals within the field come to meet and discuss all the latest developments in the radiological community. The theme of ECR 2020, “A Clear Vision for Radiology”, represents everything radiologists, radiographers, medical physicists,... Read more

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Burned Out Radiologists Feel 'Unheard'

2020 11 Feb

Work overload, a lack of autonomy and disputes with administrators are among the many factors contributing to "high burnout" in academic radiologists in the United States.     You might also like: Radiologist Burnout   Researchers conducted a study on this important health issue that impacts on the delivery of care.   An online... Read more

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Radiologists on Coronavirus Frontline

2020 04 Feb

Radiologists are expected to be among the first healthcare professionals to be involved in the diagnosis of 2019-nCoV through chest CT. Early disease recognition is critical not only for prompt treatment, but also for patient isolation and effective public health containment and response.     To provide radiologists with more information... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Radiologists Can Be Optimistic About AI

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The technological advances showcased at RSNA 2019 pointed to a positive turning point for a leading radiologist who has seen the rises and falls of the profession over five decades. When traveling to my nearly 45th Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in November 2019, I felt mixed emotions. As my career is moving towards... Read more

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Duplicate Imaging Orders Cut By 40% With EHR Visual Nudge

2019 18 Dec

One advantage of using electronic health records (EHR) is that teams of clinicians can simultaneously care for patients. But this may lead to clinicians making unintentional duplicate orders for tests and medications. Inclusion of passive visual cues in the EHR that provide "just-in-time" decision support can be a solution to this duplication... Read more

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FDA Offer Workshop on Safe AI Applications in Imaging

2019 18 Dec

Artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to automate and streamline work processes in the field of radiology, an early adopter of this emerging technology. With radiology AI applications growing at a brisk clip, there is an urgency to explore benefits and risks of such wide-ranging applications. It is precisely for this reason that the U.S. Food... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics

2019 18 Nov

  With only two weeks to go until its 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) has announced it will feature plenary session lectures on a range of healthcare topics and recognise distinguished radiologists.   You might also like: Leading Breast Radiologist Wins 2019 RSNA Accolade... Read more