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Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

2019 26 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more

Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 06 May

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in radiology is at a crossroads. This crossroads represents a common fork in the path across all industries in which the technology is moving beyond the hype, separating the strongest solutions from those that eventually wane.   Given this context, the AI-medical imaging... Read more

Direct patient-radiologist communication: online patient portal

2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with... Read more

3-step 15sec hand-rubs reduce infection & improve hygiene compliance

2019 16 Apr

The spread of infectious diseases in hospitals and the increase in hospital deaths due to Health Care Acquired Infections is one of the leading concerns and main focus of clinicians worldwide. Hand hygiene in healthcare has proven to be the single most effective, simple and low-cost heath improvement component to increase infection control quality... Read more

Netflix algorithm speeds up biological imaging

2019 13 Mar

A multicentre group of researchers has developed a method for acquiring classical Raman spectroscopy images of biological tissues at record-fast speeds . The group had to repurpose an algorithm, originally developed for Netflix's 2009 movie preference prediction competition, to create the simple, label-free imaging method practical for clinical... Read more

Siemens User Group Provides Insight on CT Practices

2014 01 Jul

Clinicians from across the UK recently gathered in Winchester to attend a two-day CT user group hosted by Siemens Healthcare. Nine speakers from hospitals across the UK presented the latest findings on CT to help improve routine clinical practice.  Topics covered included Dual Energy CT, enhanced specifications on Siemens systems and experiences in... Read more