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May 2018 Blog Posts (14)

What Will Happen if We Replace MRI Magnets with Diamonds?

An international team of researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley have devised a way to utilize the defects in nanoscale and microscale diamonds to strengthen magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems and eliminate their need…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 25, 2018 at 12:05pm — No Comments

How Can Patients Better Understand Radiology Reports?

Technology has expanded medical resource accessibility for both physicians and patients. Online portals foster stronger and more effective communication, allowing patients to get hands-on insight on their diagnosis, treatment plans, and imaging reports. However, according…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 25, 2018 at 11:59am — 1 Comment

Dr. Geraldine McGinty Receives Thorwarth Award

This week, distinguished radiology community leader and breast cancer detection expert Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR, was …

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Added by Julie Morse on May 25, 2018 at 11:50am — No Comments

Increased Job Prospects for Neuroradiologists, Not So Much for Pediatric Radiologists

The diagnostic radiology job market is experiencing a revival. According to a recent study published in…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2018 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Using AI To Determine if Your Radiologist Appointment is On Time

It’s just as difficult to predict if your doctor is running on schedule as it is to draw your own blood. Fortunately, a team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital has figured out a way to eliminate those frustrating long waits by developing a machine learning technique…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2018 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Using MRI and PET to Detect Early Knee Osteoarthritis

Researchers from Stanford University have developed the first protocol using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for detecting early stage knee osteoarthritis (OA) in all joint tissues. Their …

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Added by Julie Morse on May 17, 2018 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Using Noninvasive Imaging Innovations to Determine White Blood Cell Count Among Cancer Patients

Low white blood cell count is a dangerous problem that can occur after chemotherapy treatment.  Last month, postdocs at the Madrid-MIT M+Vision Consortium released an algorithm that analyzes WBC count through an optical imaging device that records videos of microcirculation of…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 10, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Yes, Let’s Put Ultrasound on a Smartphone

There’s a significant lack of affordable and accessible ultrasound services throughout the world. Machinery is bulky and expensive, and without insurance, patients often have to spend upwards of $200 on a single procedure. Nevada Sanchez, co-founder of Butterfly Network, is aiming to…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 10, 2018 at 1:42pm — No Comments

What Does the Future Hold for Proton Therapy?

Around 40 years ago, Belgian researcher Yves Jongen believed that proton technology could be the most effective form of cancer treatment. In…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 10, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What is AR Doing for Ultrasound and Surgery?

Medical imaging as we know it might be in the midst of a massive transformation with the emergence of augmented reality (AR). Physician researchers are developing and utilizing the technology to conduct ultrasound, surgeries, and other procedures to make faster and more…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 4, 2018 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Imaging Innovations Predict Fractures Among Aging Patients

Bone fractures are increasingly common among aging populations. Not only is rehabilitation and healing a strenuous and long…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 4, 2018 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Why We Need More Safety Measures for Ears During MRI Procedures

A study from Xi’an Jiaotong University in China found that the acoustic noise produced by imaging machines can cause temporary hearing…

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Added by Julie Morse on May 4, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

DocPanel Announces Partnership with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Largest online marketplace of radiologists gives consumers access to world class medical experts

 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 2, 2018 – Today, DocPanel announced a partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine Department of Radiology that will give consumers access to Keck’s 60 world class…

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Added by Philip Templeton on May 2, 2018 at 5:18pm — No Comments

DocPanel Announces Partnership with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Largest online marketplace of radiologists gives consumers access to world class medical experts

 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 2, 2018 – Today, DocPanel announced a partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine Department of Radiology that will give consumers access to Keck’s 60 world class…

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Added by Philip Templeton on May 2, 2018 at 5:18pm — No Comments

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