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IMAGING Management

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

Cardiology Management

A Value-Based Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

2019 26 Aug

Enhancing Atrial Fibrillation Procedure Flow Garners Profound Results   One year ago, Health Management published Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership . The article outlined the bold ambitions of Oslo University Hospital – a leading center in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) – to expand access and enhance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologist Assistants in the United States - Here to Stay?

2015 27 Jul

Advanced roles for radiology technicians/ radiographers have been defined in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and the United States, where the roles of radiologist assistants (RA) were first defined in 2002. A radiologist assistant (RA) is defined as "an advanced level radiographer who could take responsibility for patient assessment,... Read more

IMAGING Management

US Density Reporting Legislation Moves Forward

2014 18 Jul

A national standard to report breast tissue composition moves forward as federal legislation to standardise breast density reporting is introduced in the senate and house. Senator Diane Feinstein of California and Senator Kelley Ayotte of New Hampshire introduce bi-partisan legislation to standardise the communication of dense breast tissue... Read more