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Health Management

How is the Pandemic Affecting Radiology Practice?

2020 23 Jun

An overview of how the Radiology Department at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona handled the COVID-19 pandemic and how this disease will change the way radiology is practiced. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major changes in clinical activity at our radiology department. The radiology department at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona carries out more... Read more

IMAGING Management

Canon Medical’s Platform Helping Hospitals Prepare For The Future Of Interventional Medicine

2020 23 Apr

ALPHENIX’ HIGH-DEFINITION IMAGE RESOLUTION HELPS CLINICIANS SEE FINER DETAIL Since its launch in 2018, Canon Medical’s Alphenix platform has helped clinicians think beyond the traditional boundaries of interventional procedures – with its streamlined workflow, dose optimization and improved image resolution. For example, the neurointerventional... Read more

Executive Health Management

Creating the Dream Team in Radiology

2019 13 Nov

Summary: A modern successful radiology department team needs top-flight professionals in everything from imaging to social media management. In the 90’s the term ‘Dream Team’ was used to name a Marvel Comics’ group of superheroes with different magical energies, surprising powers and marvellous skills. Today, most people associate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient-Centred Radiology

2019 06 Aug

Patients today are taking a more active role in their health, and in response to this, more emphasis is being made to keep the patient at the centre of care. Especially in radiology, more areas of the field are focussing on patient-centred healthcare experiences. Initiatives such as the co-location of radiologists and clinicians and creating easy-to-understand... Read more

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AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

2019 10 Apr

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise of AI as a tool for promoting and enhancing personalised medicine can only be fulfilled with access to large quantities of medical data from patients. This data could be used for purposes such as predicting disease, diagnosis,... Read more

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Dealing with 'different personalities' in the radiology department

2019 13 Mar

The work environment of a radiologist consists of working closely with medical students, residents, fellows and ancillary staff, in addition to spending long periods of time in a small space with other radiologists. It is therefore necessary for radiologists to work well together or as a team.  It's worth noting that teams are more about personality... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 13 Dec

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... 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