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Google Cloud Research Says that AI Won’t Replace Radiologists…Yet

The medical community has viewed the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) with both fear and excitement. The…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 22, 2018 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Are You a Radiologist in it for the Lifestyle? You Might not be Happy

Radiologists who entered the profession to enjoy a cushy lifestyle might not be as happy as those who chose the specialty for intellectual pursuits. A new study…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 22, 2018 at 4:08pm — No Comments

How the First MRI Got Its Start in a McDonalds

It was 1983 and Bob Kagan wanted to revolutionize medicine. That year, after seeing a MRI at a conference in Colorado, Kagan sought to bring the technology to Holy Cross Hospital in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, where he worked as a pathologist. His supervisors passed on the idea, and so he…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 22, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

High Match Rate for Integrated Interventional Radiology Residents

More students than ever before were offered residency positions on this year’s annual Match Day on March 16, 2018. There were 37,103 applicants for 33,167 positions, and 96.2 were filled — a .2 percent increase from last year. Among the most popular specialties was Integrated Interventional Radiology, which…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 12, 2018 at 2:31pm — No Comments

GE is Making Ultrasound Education More Accessible

Lack of adequate ultrasound training and accessibility is a serious problem in many low and middle income countries across South America, Africa, and Asia. In a 2015 study from the University of Washington, 45…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 12, 2018 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Siemens Healthineers Stock Rises After Monumental IPO

Siemens Healthineers AG, a medical imaging design and development lab, experienced a…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 12, 2018 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Michael D. Hope Becomes New Radiology Chief at SF VA Medical Center

Starting March 2018, Michael D. Hope, MD, became the new chief of radiology at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He is taking over from interim chief, Stefanie Weinstein, MD.



This announcement marks Dr. Hope’s latest leadership position, as he also serves as the vice chair of the department of…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 6, 2018 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Arterys Receives FDA Clearance for Lesion and Tumor Detection Program

Arterys, the San Francisco-based medical imaging company, has just been granted Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for their new Oncology AI suite that detects and tracks lesions and tumors in the liver and lungs using artificial intelligence (AI).



The clearance marks the latest accomplishment for…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 6, 2018 at 4:21pm — No Comments

New Nano CT-Scanner Produces High-Resolution Images of Acute Areas

A group of researchers from the Technical University of Munich have developed a specialized CT-scanner device that can create highly detailed 3D images of specific tissue samples. The nano-CT scanner quickly captures images of soft tissues that would normally require sectioning and slide mounting. The device will…

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Added by Julie Morse on April 6, 2018 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Do MD Radiology Residents Out Perform MD-PhD Residents?

How do radiology residents with PhD-MD credentials stack up against residents with just MD degrees?

In a…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 30, 2018 at 1:05am — No Comments

What Are We Going to Do with a 10.5-Tesla Magnet?

After 10 long years of research, scientists at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) have successfully conducted a…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 30, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

The Future of AI and Radiology

Nuance Communications recently introduced the Nuance AI Marketplace, an open platform that utilizes AI algorithms, deep learning tools, and cloud systems to help radiologists spend less time on bureaucratic processes and focus more on direct-patient services, like consultation and…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 30, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

CT and MRI Machines Are at Risk for Cyberattack

A new report presented at the most recent RSNA conference suggests that the risk of cyberattacks on medical imaging devices (MIDs) should be a greater concern in the imaging community. The report, written by a team…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 22, 2018 at 7:17am — No Comments

Can a Blood Test Replace the CT Scan?

Soon, patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs) may not need an expensive CT scan to understand the severity of their injury. The FDA recently approved the first blood test to measure mTBIs…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 22, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Is Radiology Having Its #MeToo Moment?

In 2014, Katia Kaplan-List, MD, was doing her pediatric radiology rotation at Strong Memorial Hospital under the supervision of Johan Blickman, MD, then the vice chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)’s Department of Imaging Sciences and a professor in pediatrics. That same year, Dr. Kaplan-List…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 22, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

SPOTLIGHT ON AIRP – American Institute for Radiologic Pathology

As part of our series of Industry and Medical Imaging Innovator Spotlights, radRounds had the pleasure of interviewing Carla Brathwaite from the highly acclaimed AIRP – American Institute for Radiologic Pathology, which is a division of the ACR – American College of Radiology about their upcoming…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 16, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

radRounds physician-entrepreneur-executive spotlight: Dr. Phil Templeton, Founder of DocPanel

As part of our series of Industry and Medical Imaging Innovator Spotlights, radRounds has the honor to introduce and interview Dr. Phil Templeton, Founder of DocPanel.  DocPanel is the world’s first contract-free service offering reads, second opinions, consults, and diagnoses from top-notch radiologists with prestigious academic hospitals in the United States.  With 35 years of imaging experience, Dr. Templeton is a valued member of the DocPanel family.…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 13, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

How a Radiologist Reacts to Mass Shootings

Heather Sher, MD, has seen CT scans that most radiologists never have. The radiologist was on call during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and examined first-hand the gruesome damage that AR-15 bullets do to the body.…



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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:18pm — 1 Comment

Connecting Personal Accomplishment with Burnout Amongst Radiology Residents

Residents are under a lot of pressure, and they’re typically expected to work 80 hours a week and 28-hour long shifts. These unwavering high demands can result in disastrous…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments

New Study Gives Insight in Patient Complexity Across the Radiology Field

Out of all the specialties, radiologists see the country’s most “clinically complex” patients says a study recently published in Academic Radiology.



A group of researchers…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 1, 2018 at 8:03pm — No Comments

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