Search Tag: Radiology

IMAGING Management

We Need Better Communication of Imaging Risks!

2021 15 Oct

Patients want to be informed of the risks associated with imaging but frequently are not.  A University of Pisa research team concluded this after surveying radiology patients undergoing exams at Italian hospitals (Bastiani et al. 2021; Stewart and Smith-Bindman 2021) .   Medical imaging has become vital for diagnosing and managing many diseases.... Read more

IMAGING Management

CARS 2022-Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 2022

2022 07 Mar

Find Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) on Social Media      Read more

IT Management

Automated Triaging of MRIs Rules Out Cancer in Dense Breasts

2021 08 Oct

Mammography provides early detection when breast cancer treatments are more successful. Unfortunately, mammography is less sensitive in women with dense than with fatty breast tissue. This is unfortunate because the breast cancer risk is three- to six times higher in dense rather than fatty breast tissue and two times higher than that of the average... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding US Cancer Care Spending in 2018

2021 08 Oct

The 15 most prevalent cancers incurred a cost of $156.2 billion in 2018. Breast cancer patients contributed to the highest number of services and spending. Almost 20% of US cancer spending was on radiology Although how to deliver quality but affordable care to US patients requiring cancer treatment has been widely debated, the specific... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

15 Good Reasons to Transition to Enterprise Imaging for Radiology

2021 07 Oct

Your new unified radiology platform, optimizing efficiency and resources The future of medical imaging will be almost completely value-based and information-driven. Agfa HealthCare ’s Enterprise Imaging for Radiology offers a platform to drive the delivery of high-value services and patient care quality through the radiology department... Read more

Health Management

With the URIS, the Moscow Health Care Department Has Laid the Foundations for Connected Care

2021 09 Sep

300 modalities, 1500 radiologists, 1500+ technicians, 10,000 referring physicians,  500,000 patients… Moscow’s Unified Radiological Information System (URIS) and its unified digital infrastructure have become a ‘one stop shop’ to access  patient imaging data across the megalopolis and beyond. And a core component  of URIS is the unified Enterprise... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Enterprise Imaging - Think Big

2021 27 Aug

Healthcare organisations need to think big when planning and outlining their goals for implementing an enterprise imaging system. As far as radiology is concerned, there is really no limit to what can be achieved in terms of improved workflow, increased productivity and better output.   At its very basic, enterprise imaging systems bring together... Read more

IMAGING Management

Use of Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19: ESR Issues Report

2021 27 Jul

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has released a new report about the role of lung ultrasound in COVID-19 patients which includes seven clinical images and advice on infection control. This report summarises basic settings in lung ultrasonography and best practice recommendations for lung ultrasonography in COVID-19, representing the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Deep Learning Model for Creating Synthetic CT from MRI in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

2021 27 Jul

Researchers investigated the robustness and generalisability of a deep learning network for deriving synthetic CT from MRI of head neck cancer patients and found they were similar to those based on CT, suggesting a robust and reliable method. Radiotherapy planning based only on PET/MRI lacks CT information required for dose calculations.... Read more