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Women's Health

AI Solution for Breast Cancer Detection Launched

2021 26 Jul

A deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) solution that works alongside radiologists to improve breast cancer detection, avoid unnecessary biopsies and ultimately improve the patient experience for women, is being launched in Qatar. Mia or Mammography Intelligent Assessment, is designed to support breast radiologists in making the critical decision... Read more

Women's Health

Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?

2021 20 Jul

While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists have been spotting pigment in lymph nodes much more frequently, and more disturbingly, tattoo pigment can mimic malignant breast cancer. With 38% of Millennials having at least 1 tattoo, 32% of Generation... Read more

IMAGING Management

Yeah, AI in Imaging is Great, But Does it Make MORE Work?

2021 20 Jul

Although AI has been regarded as a tool for decreasing the workload of radiologists, a recent Dutch study shows that most current AI applications in medical imaging may have the opposite effect.  Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) for radiology appear more likely to add to the workload of radiologists than reduce it, Dutch researchers... Read more

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Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Radiology Response in a Major NYC Hot Zone

2021 06 Jul

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impact on radiology departments across the US. An article published July 4 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology discusses the changes made by a Radiology department located in the Bronx, New York City, one of the major hot spots of the COVID-19 pandemic. During NYC's first wave in March and April... Read more

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Radiologists’ Reports Can Affect Hospital Performance and Income

2021 28 Jun

A recent study out of the UK gathered data from five hospitals to establish if a detailed review of trauma reports with reference to the coding manual improved accuracy of ISS.   Investigators included information on imaging undertaken, mechanism of injury (MOI), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and injury descriptors. Patients with ISS near... Read more

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ACR Opposes Title Change to "Physician Associate"

2021 21 Jun

In an official statement published on their website, the American College of Radiology (ACR) declared their opposition to the change in title from physician assistant (PA) to physician associate.  They wrote "The physician assistant title accurately reflects the training of these professionals and their role in any physician-led team. Any change... Read more

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More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

2021 21 Jun

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been reported. A surprising new study published in Clinical Imaging shows that clinicians are more likely to request imaging for non-respiratory patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers compared per-patient imaging... Read more

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Father of MRI and Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87

2021 14 Jun

Richard R. Ernst, a chemist who won a Nobel Prize for devising precise techniques to analyse the chemical properties of atoms, helping create the foundation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which has had far-reaching applications in science and medicine, died June 4 at the age of 87 in his hometown in Switzerland. Born in 1933 in Winterthur,... Read more

Health Management

Volume 21 - Issue 4, 2021

2021 01 Jun

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Executive Health Management

Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Current Applications and Future Technologies

2021 01 Jun

An overview of the latest research regarding artificial intelligence in radiology and how these findings can transform the future of the field. Key Points AI disease detection can help radiologists identify pathologies using subtle features not visible to the human eye and help prioritise images with positive findings in the read queue.... Read more