Search Tag: X-ray

Decision Support

On the way to the Moon

2021 31 Aug

From the first digital X-ray images to the digital assistant If you took all of the digital data generated in the healthcare industry up to 2020 and loaded it onto tablets, would the stack of tablets be shorter or taller than the Empire State Building? The tablets would certainly have to store an almost unimaginable quantity of data. While... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI uses ECG and X-ray Results to diagnose Arrhythmic Disorders

2021 10 May

Researchers from the Kobe University Hospital, Japan, have developed an AI that uses multiple types of test data to predict the location of surplus pathways in the heart. These “accessory pathways” cause the heart to beat irregularly.   In this study on “Accessory pathway analysis using a multimodal deep learning model” published in Scientific Reports,... Read more

Health Management

Point of Care AI for Digital Radiography

2021 19 Mar

How Agfa’s SmartXR puts artificial intelligence in the technician’s hand to boost efficiency, consistency, safety and care in radiography . Key Points SmartPositioning augments a live camera stream by projecting the image area and the AEC x-ray feedback sensor positions onto the patient’s body. SmartRotate uses deep learning to auto-rotate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Agfa Launches Its SmartXR Assistant

2020 29 Nov

Offering X-ray Intelligence At Work, Shaped From The Real Experiences Of Radiographers At RSNA 2020, Agfa Radiology Solutions continues to deliver on its promise and vision to transform radiology, with intelligent and definitive answers for healthcare imaging needs   · With its unique combination of hardware and AI-powered software,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Value of Diagnostic Tests in World of COVID-19

2020 27 May

The sensitivity and specificity of any given diagnostic test are independent of the prevalence of the disease. However, in reality, the sensitivity and specificity varies depending on the prevalence of the disease. Variations in prevalence may occur due to the spectrum of the disease, verification bias, patient selection, and misclassification of... Read more

IMAGING Management

A targeted approach to pain management

2020 21 Mar

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has a significant role to play in pain management for patients around the world. Dr Victor Mayoral Rojals, Consultant Anaesthetist and head of the pain unit at the Bellvitge University Hospital, in Barcelona, Spain, discusses the development of a training programme dedicated to POCUS in pain management for anaesthetists... Read more

Executive Health Management

Leveraging the Power of AI on Smart Devices

2020 09 Mar

The results of the MIT Technology Review survey, in partnership with GE Healthcare, emphasize AI’s potential and ensure that the technology is here to stay, but its ability to overcome potential disruption must be addressed. GE Healthcare believes the solution is in packaging. By unlocking data, breaking it out of silos, and deploying it... Read more

IMAGING Management

Spreading Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Across Northern Spain

2019 19 Dec

The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care ultrasound make it an invaluable tool for emergency medicine. Dr Enrique Ortiz Villacian (from Emergency Services at Donostia University Hospital in San Sebastián) and Dr Juajo Zafra Sanchez (from the Emergency Unit at San Eloy Hospital in Barakaldo) discussed the role ultrasound... Read more

IMAGING Management

Affidea And GE Healthcare Sign A $100 Million Technology Partnership

2019 02 Dec

Affidea and GE Healthcare sign a $100 million technology partnership agreement for innovative imaging fleet, digital workflow solutions and contrast media GE Healthcare and Affidea , the pan-European leader in advanced diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, have signed a multi-year agreement to deploy imaging and digital technologies... Read more