Search Tag: medical students

IMAGING Management

Fear of AI Dissuading Students from Specialising in Radiology

2019 19 Nov

Increasing use of artificial intelligence in radiology maybe beneficial in terms of workflow efficiency, but AI seems to dissuade medical students from choosing imaging as their speciality.   A survey study, carried out by Swiss researchers, indicates that medical trainees regard AI as a potential threat to diagnostic radiology, making... Read more

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

IMAGING Management

#SIR2019: GEMS Program debut

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  New initiative aims to foster diversity in interventional radiology AUSTIN, TEXAS —Former Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Alan H. Matsumoto , M.D., FSIR, introduced a new program to support diversity in interventional radiology by providing a travel grant for medical students from diverse backgrounds... Read more

IMAGING Management

Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists need to brush up on AI

2019 30 Jan

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to grow in healthcare , such as in enhancing the performance and accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk prediction algorithms. And while radiology is among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow, it appears that many radiologists are not even sure... Read more

Health Management

Women in radiology

2018 25 Jan

The American experience and perspective P r ofessor S t ephen Ba k e r gives an overview of w omen’s pla c e in r adiology and h o w times a r e  changing. When I write this, and no doubt months later if and when you read... Read more

ICU Management

Having Med Students in the ER Does Not Slow Care

2015 21 Dec

As part of their training, medical students have become involved in bedside care and this has raised concerns over the possible effect on quality of care. Now, new research from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that the presence of trainees does not slow care in the emergency department (ED). The results indicate a balance between... Read more

IT Management

Virtual Patient Project: Avatars Express Emotion For Clinician Training

2015 28 Feb

Medical students learning to relate to patients often interact with “standardised patients” portrayed by healthy people who are trained to act like real patients. The drawback of that type of interaction is that it is relatively expensive, and students do not always get to experience the range of patient personalities. Computer-based virtual patients... Read more

IT Management

AMA and i-Human Patients Team Up To Boost Medical Education

2014 18 Nov

i-Human Patients, a Silicon Valley-based developer of cloud software for medical education, is partnering with the American Medical Association (AMA) to improve and digitise teaching medical students. The goal of the partnership is to provide medical students with the most effective educational tools and to improve outcomes in the long term.... Read more