Search Tag: Radiology

IMAGING Management

2018 12 Jun

Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients.   From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... Read more

IMAGING Management

Leveraging AI algorithms to meet clinical needs in radiology

2018 06 Jun

Use of artificial intelligence (AI)-based techniques continues to expand in radiology and other areas of medicine. In fact, the American College of Radiology (ACR) is collaborating with the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assistance Intervention (MICCAI) Society to develop AI algorithms to better meet the clinical needs of radiologists.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Does radiology have a bright future?

2018 23 May

Do AI and machine learning herald the end of radiology?   I could answer in one word: Yes. But HealthManagement has given me 700 and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to expand my hypothesis.   I might as well start with the “elephant in the room”. How many radiologists cringed when they read President Obama’s assertion that “radiologists... Read more

Health Management

Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

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

Health Management

EIBIR's role in imaging research projects: how to turn your project idea into reality

2018 23 May

The European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research, EIBIR, supports researchers and industry partners in the coordination of biomedical imaging research throughout Europe and beyond, relieving researchers of the administrative burden, and allowing them to focus on the scientific aspects, ensuring the best possible outcome for the project.... Read more

Health Management

Clinical audit: the pilot Eurosafe Imaging Star project

2018 23 May

Lessons learned from using the European Society of Radiology clinical audit templates in a pilot project at Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre (CHUC) together with Coimbra Health School in Portugal.   The EuroSafe Imaging initiative (eurosafeimaging.org) focuses on promoting appropriateness in medical imaging, maintaining doses within diagnostic... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI in radiology: Are radiologists ready to take up the challenge?

2018 22 May

Artificial intelligence, combined with supercomputing power, is increasingly impacting many areas in the practice of medicine. In particular, "the recent rapid advances in computer interpretation of images suggest that radiology will be affected sooner than most," says an article in press in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.... Read more

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AI and radiology: collaboration is key

2018 08 May

Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning have been met with great interest by the medical community. Particularly in the field of radiology, however, the arrival of AI has been met with responses ranging from cautious scepticism to outright fear and hostility, notes an Opinion article in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. "Such... Read more

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BIR Annual Congress 2018

2018 01 Nov

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IMAGING Management

2018 26 Apr

Whilst sitting on the beach in some sunny clime you have probably witnessed the annoying presence of the “knock off” watch, phone charger or handbag salespeople. While they may be irritating, we probably give little thought to the impact that these individuals are having on the original brands. You might even make a purchase, accepting the fact... Read more