Search Tag: radiography

Health Management

2022 11 Mar

Charlotte Beardmore, the Executive Director of Professional Policy for the Society and College of Radiographers, was appointed President of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) and is now serving as Immediate Past President. Charlotte has served on the EFRS board for a number of years. In an interview with HealthManagement.org,...Read more

Decision Support

2021 31 Aug

From the first digital X-ray images to the digital assistant If you took all of the digital data generated in the healthcare industry up to 2020 and loaded it onto tablets, would the stack of tablets be shorter or taller than the Empire State Building? The tablets would certainly have to store an almost unimaginable quantity of data. While...Read more

Health Management

2021 19 Mar

How Agfa’s SmartXR puts artificial intelligence in the technician’s hand to boost efficiency, consistency, safety and care in radiography . Key Points SmartPositioning augments a live camera stream by projecting the image area and the AEC x-ray feedback sensor positions onto the patient’s body. SmartRotate uses deep learning to auto-rotate...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 18 Jan

Internal movement caused by a patient's breathing presents a major challenge in tumor imaging. Motion artifacts in clinical images can cause difficulties when planning radiotherapy. René Werner from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) has long been concerned with precisely this problem. Together with Christian Hofmann, physicist...Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 09 Mar

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the marks of healthcare game changers. What do you think? Advancements in Cardiac Imaging Conventional imaging still remains important for the assessment of cardiac structure and function. However, advanced echocardiography with strain imaging techniques, tissue characterisation...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 03 Oct

Cardiac MRI scans help clinicians to make precise measurements of heart structure and function that guide patient care and treatment plans. Interpreting a cardiac MRI by a trained physician (cardiologist) takes approximately 13 minutes. In contrast, automated machine learning can do the same analysis in just about four seconds nearly 186 times faster...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 26 Apr

Company expands breast specimen imaging portfolio and leadership in breast cancer diagnosis and care. Hologic, Inc.  today announced global commercial availability of the Trident ®  HD specimen radiography system, a next-generation solution that delivers enhanced image quality, improved workflow and instant sample verification during...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 11 Apr

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Health Management

2018 21 Aug

Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess and compare structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries in smokers and non-smokers using ultrasound. The goal of this research was to assess the effect of tobacco on structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries. 103 subjects (51 smokers and...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 26 Mar

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Health Management

2018 23 May

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and highlights some essential considerations for establishing a research culture, and fostering clinical research.   The invitation to write this article followed my participation in a very interesting session at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR). This session...Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 11 May

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IMAGING Management

2017 10 Oct

In a study of postmenopausal women with or without mild osteoarthritis, researchers investigated the relation between radiograph-based subchondral bone structure and cartilage composition assessed with delayed gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage (dGEMRIC) and T2 relaxation time. The study findings support the presumption that...Read more

IMAGING Management

2017 05 Sep

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IMAGING Management

2017 20 Jun

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children, according to new research published in the journal Academic Radiology. The study assessed the diagnostic performance of radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of intussusception....Read more

IMAGING Management

2017 29 Jun

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IMAGING Management

2016 14 Apr

Lung ultrasound is portable, less costly and safer than chest X-rays when diagnosing pneumonia in children, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, results of which were published in the medical journal Chest . Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation...Read more

IMAGING Management

2016 15 May

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IMAGING Management

2016 13 Apr

The International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) is a premier peer-reviewed scientific conference dedicated to mathematical, algorithmic, and computational aspects of biomedical imaging using innovative imaging modalities on humans and small animals.Read more

IMAGING Management

2016 16 Feb

A first-time Agfa HealthCare customer, Trust implements two DX-D 100 + Direct Radiography systems in Burnley & Royal Blackburn Hospitals These are the first mobile direct radiography systems for the East Lancashire Hospitals. The DX-D 100 +  was chosen over competitive systems for robustness, ease of use and image quality. Wireless...Read more

ICU Management

2015 25 Oct

In the intensive care setting, a restrictive approach to ordering chest x-rays can provide positive outcomes, according to a study from Mount Sinai Beth Israel, in New York, NY. Results found that a restrictive approach led to large decreases in total chest x-rays (CXRs) ordered, correcting for both total number of patients and ventilator days. A restrictive...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 15 Sep

Samsung has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for General Radiography, Computed Tomography, & Ultrasound with Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, effective October 1, 2015. The new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Digital...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 01 Aug

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) issued the following statement in response to the Royal College of Radiologists’ national audit of paediatric X-ray services: The report from the Royal College of Radiologists’ paediatric imaging audit is disturbing and raises concerns over the safety of performing and reporting imaging in children. The...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 23 Jul

Carestream Health entered the radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) market with two systems that deliver high-quality, cost-effective imaging: the  CARESTREAM DRX-Excel  and  CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus . These systems can enhance workflow and perform contrast exams using fluoroscopy that can be associated with a radiography image, in addition to specialized...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 01 Jul

Two surveys on advanced radiography practice, presented at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool this week, provided a view of current work patterns in the UK. Sue Rimes, principal radiographer, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, in a survey of CTC (computed tomography colonography) radiographers found that radiographers were most often responsible for carrying...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 11 Jun

As part of ongoing efforts to intensify their relations, the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) have decided to strengthen their cooperation for the International Day of Radiology (IDoR). The annual event, launched in 2012, promotes awareness of the significance of imaging in advancing modern...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 17 Mar

According to researchers, older adults who had spine imaging within six weeks of a new primary care visit for back pain had pain and disability over the following year that was not different from similar patients who did not undergo early imaging. “Among older adults with a new primary care visit for back pain, early imaging was not associated with...Read more

IMAGING Management

2015 27 Feb

Features support easy handling by one person, enhanced maneuverability, excellent flexibility and greater hygiene for improved infection control DX-D 100 delivers mobile imaging excellence, with instant high-quality image capture and fast image validation, transfer and access, even by the bedside. It handles a broad range of general radiography...Read more

IMAGING Management

2014 01 Dec

Digital mobile X-ray system with interchangeable detectors New areas of application, such as neonatal Improved user-friendliness thanks to new functionalities Siemens introduced its Mobilett Mira Max at the 100th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. This digital mobile X-ray system, developed for both...Read more

IMAGING Management

2014 21 Oct

Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in patients with haematological malignancies. A delay in treatment is associated with substantially increased hospital mortality. However, treatment is expensive, and can have serious side effects. From a clinical point of view, there is therefore a strong...Read more