Search Tag: Radiologists

IMAGING Management

AI and teleradiology impact healthcare

2019 28 May

Teleradiology and artificial intelligence (AI) can work hand-in-hand and align their respective potential to greatly impact healthcare delivery. The exponential development of high-speed telecommunications networks have opened the way for vast amounts of data to be transferred across the globe instantly. This provided the grounds for the emergence... Read more

Executive Health Management

BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

2019 22 May

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois   Prof. Papalois talks to Healthmanagement.org about BREXIT and the potential repercussions the break from the EU may bring to patients and medical professionals.   Secretary General of The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Prof. Vassilios Papalois, talks... Read more

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Google & Northwestern: AI finds cancer before radiologists

2019 21 May

Google and Northwestern scientists show precision of new deep learning system to predict lung cancer An artificial intelligence system, using deep learning, successfully detected malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans, performing equal to, or better than expert radiologists, according to a new study from... Read more

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Better reports mitigate 'curse of knowledge' for patients & radiologists

2019 07 May

The shift to structured radiology reports has increased report clarity for referring providers and is supported by most radiologists. As the movement for increased transparency in healthcare continues, more and more patients are accessing their imaging reports via patient portals. When radiologists address the clinical question that was posed,... Read more

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Hologic showcases new breast surgery franchise at 20th Annual Meeting of ASBR

2019 30 Apr

Breast health leader will highlight expanding portfolio for breast conserving surgery Hologic, Inc.  will showcase its growing breast surgery franchise, which includes products such as the new Trident® HD specimen radiography system, LOCalizer™ wire-free guidance system and the BioZorb® marker, in Booth #103 at the 20th Annual Meeting of... Read more

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#ACR2019: AI-LAB™ democratising radiology AI

2019 10 Apr

A new initiative launched by the ACR Data Science Institute aims to empower radiologists to develop artificial intelligence ( AI ) algorithms at their own institutions, with the use of their own patient data, t o meet their own clinical needs . The institute's ACR AI-LAB™ is a data science toolkit designed to help radiologists l earn... Read more

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Hologic Opens State-Of-The-Art Learning and Experience Centre In Zaventem, Belgium

2019 21 Mar

Women’s health company offers new training facility for partners, healthcare professionals and employees Hologic, Inc ., an innovative medical technology company focused on improving women’s health and well-being through early detection and treatment, today opened its first Learning and Experience Centre in Zaventem, Belgium (a municipality... Read more

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EHR-driven radiology workflow increases efficiency

2019 19 Mar

Researchers in the U.S. performed an objective and subjective evaluation of a large, academic radiology department's transition to electronic health record (EHR)-centred workflow. Multiple metrics were compared from before and after the move to EHR-driven workflow. Results show that moving radiology workflow to the EHR improved efficiency, was favourable... Read more

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Radiologists benefit by direct communication with patients

2019 19 Mar

Radiologists have long been considered “ doctors’ doctors ,” as they communicate primarily with referring physicians and other radiologists. A key reason behind this: radiologists expend much of their professional effort interpreting medical imaging examinations. They create a formal report to communicate the results of the examination with referring... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more