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Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Screening – Approaches to Reduce Reading Time

2022 02 Jun

Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands and Dutch Expert Center for Screening (LRCB), Nijmegen, The Netherlands Abstract The development of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) for the detection of breast cancer has resulted in many trials showing that... Read more

Siemens Healthineers at HIMSS 2022

2022 09 Mar

Siemens Healthineers will participate at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference - HIMSS 2022 - in Orlando from March 15 to March 17.   Siemens Healthineers will have a booth at the Orange County Convention Center displaying its newest products, services and solutions to support decision-making along the patient pathway.... Read more

Human Factors Engineering Improves CDS Usability for Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis

2021 29 Dec

According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics , poor usability continues to plague clinical decision support (CDS) despite its potential to improve patient safety. Although human factors engineering (HFE) approaches are recommended, few studies have investigated the impact of applying HFE methods and principles... Read more

Best Practices in Clinical Decision Support Rollout

2021 22 Dec

A panel of experts at RSNA 2021 discussed best practices in rolling-out clinical decision support mechanism (CDSM) solutions in preparation for the enforcement of the U.S. Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). PAMA was implemented as an alternative to global pre-authorisation to combat rising healthcare costs. These regulations apply in the emergency department... Read more

GE Healthcare will be a Standalone Company

2021 11 Nov

General Electric (GE) announced its plans to split into three public companies concentrating on healthcare, aviation, and energy. GE Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. said 'By creating three industry-leading, global public companies, each can benefit from greater focus, tailored capital allocation, and strategic flexibility to drive long-term... Read more

AI-Powered Clinical Decision Support in Prostate Cancer Care

2021 09 Nov

Prostate cancer is a common disease that can often be quite tricky to deal with. It is a heterogeneous disease, with some patients having a very aggressive form of cancer while others with slower progression of the disease. Management and care of patients with prostate cancer is thus a complex and long-term challenge. Patients require surveillance,... Read more

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more