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Executive Health Management

A primer on next generation sequencing data analytics

2019 22 May

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised in terms of sequencing techniques.   With Precision Medicine coming into the clinical forefront, it is important to know the steps and possibilities associated with Next-Generation Sequencing techniques.   Introduction   Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is... Read more

IMAGING Management

Future of ultrasound Ed: gamification & VR

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary Prof. Paul Sidhu , President of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ), shares with Healthmanagement.org a preview of his presentations at the forthcoming ECR 2019 .  The use of ultrasound simulation models as tools in training and education is among the important... Read more

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Latest AI applications in breast imaging

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary In this article to appear in HealthManagement the Journal on 22 February 2019, authors Jonas Teuwen , Nikita Moriakov and  Ritse Mann present a review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence ( AI ) on mammography and magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ). While computer aided imaging is not... Read more

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AI powers radiologists

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary Artificial intelligence ( AI ) is clearly the new trend in automation. This article, "The AI-powered radiologist" , authored by Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio , a radiologist at the Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Universitario de A Coruña (Spain), highlights the advances in AI technology that will propel a revolution in... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound: the eyes and hands our forefathers never imagined

2019 15 Jan

Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21st century. Dr Fidel Fernández Quesada , a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference it has made to his clinical practice and reflects on what his forefathers would have made of such technological advancement.... Read more

Health Management

EuroSafe Imaging: be a star for your patients: Quality and safety in radiology

2018 21 Aug

A holistic approach to quality and safety in radiology. Presentation of an initiative to aid imaging departments to approach quality and safety in radiology as a whole, to bring visibility to radiation protection and create positive impact on clinical practice. The EuroSafe Imaging Stars (EIS) is an initiative designed to identify... Read more

IMAGING Management

2017 25 Sep

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in clinical practice hasn’t fully completed its cycle of development. Though we have been working on it for over 20 years, it’s entering into a new phase. The most exciting is the paediatric application of CEUS, with recent regulatory approval for certain use.   The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound... Read more

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Ultrasonography in clinical practice

2017 19 Sep

New roles for an old actor?   Presents a brief overview of the physics related to different sonographic techniques, indications, new improvements and possible applications in future.   No one in the early days of the ultrasonography (US) era would believe the current clinical role of this imaging modality. As a courageous and innovative... Read more