Search Tag: Radiology

IMAGING Management

Chest CT Scans Probe COVID-19 Symptoms

2020 25 Feb

Chest CT plays an important role in the diagnosis of patients with suspected coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection. In a new study, researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York , and their counterparts in China, reviewed chest CTs of 121 COVID-19 patients for common CT findings in relationship to the time between symptom... Read more

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New Focus on Children at ECR 2020

2020 24 Feb

  The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced it will feature children in its ‘In Focus’ programme at ECR next month.   The programme will cover topics such as bringing healthcare to children in low-resource areas, using imaging in cases of child abuse, and hot topics such as consent, data use and medicolegal dilemmas in paediatric... Read more

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RSNA Launches Free Diagnostic COVID-19 Community Resource

2020 17 Feb

CT scans have become the first line of defence in diagnosing a suspected infection. Many cases of COVID-19 infection have included respiratory illness clinically resembling viral pneumonia and manifesting as fever, cough, and shortness of breath.     You might also like : Radiologists on Coronavirus Frontline   The Radiological... 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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Hip Arthritis: AI Versus Radiologists

2020 10 Feb

  A new study published in the journal Radiology describes the feasibility of using a deep learning model to accurately assess radiographic features of hip osteoarthritis.   The AI model's performance even rivalled the accuracy of trained radiologists , according to researchers.      You might also like: White Paper... Read more

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Italy Outlines 7-Point Plan on AI-Imaging Ethics

2020 04 Feb

Italian researchers have addressed the question of ethics in deployment of AI in radiology processes as the technology brings up questions about the responsibility of radiologists.   You might also like: Top Radiology Societies Issue Statement on AI Ethics   In an editorial published in La Radiologia Medica a team led by Prof. Emanuele... Read more

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AI and Radiology: Not Ready For Prime Time

2020 03 Feb

A number of research studies have reported that artificial intelligence (AI)-based techniques are able to diagnose breast cancer, lung cancer, and brain cancer faster and with greater accuracy than human clinicians.     Most recently, as described in a Nature report, a new AI algorithm outperformed radiologists in detecting breast cancer... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reimagined Hospitals

2020 29 Jan

In 10 years, the healthcare system will be a different beast. The power of technology and data will change the way we face the current challenges driving us towards more integrated care based on population health and value, with increased patient engagement. This all means the old healthcare provision paradigm is crumbling. Not that hospitals will... Read more

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A Mobile Solution Easing Imaging Workflow and Burnout

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Streamlining radiology workflow is critical for reducing burnout and making imaging departments as efficient as possible. A developer of an innovative app focusing on easing daily radiology tasks spoke to HealthManagement.org about the thinking behind the creation and the effect it’s having on an imaging department. At present, the... Read more