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June 2018 Blog Posts (15)

Is AI the Future for Cardiovascular Imaging?

Bay Labs, a Bay Area startup that develops AI software to diagnose and manage heart disease, has just received Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its EchoMD AutoER product, a “…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 28, 2018 at 8:24pm — No Comments

More MRI Machines = More Happy Patients

The University of Minnesota’s Clinics and Surgery center will be installing a new MRI as a response to the increasing wait times and high number of patients seeking imaging services.

According to…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 28, 2018 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Using MRI to Help Destroy Tumors

Researchers at the University College London (UCL) have figured out a way to kill lethal brain tumors by using MRI to heat up a magnetic metal “seed” to destroy cancer cells. The groundbreaking science was first introduced at The Cheltenham Science Festival in early…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 28, 2018 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Understanding the Repercussions of False Positive Breast Cancer Biopsies

A new study has found that false positive breast…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 21, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Is this Eye Tracking Device the Future of Brain Injury Diagnosis?

The common test for brain injury involves waving a finger back and forth in front of the patient’s face, and seeing how well they can track it. Instead of relying on such antiquated protocols and standard imaging technology to identify brain injuries, two sisters have developed…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 21, 2018 at 12:04pm — No Comments

What is the Financial Impact of Missed Imaging Appointments?

Patients are more likely to show up to an imaging appointment when it’s scheduled within a week than when it’s planned at least six months…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 21, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NEA Grant for Using MRI To Understand Art’s Impact on the Brain

Two professors at Auburn University were recently awarded a $90,000 Research:…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 14, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Would Radiology Be Better with a 13-Button Mouse?

A group of researchers have devised a way to make radiologists’ processes more comfortable and efficient with a slight modification to a piece of everyday technology.

The 13-button mouse was introduced to a group of 59…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 14, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Why First-Year Med Students Need More Radiology Exposure

Medical school is a crucial time for developing clinical interests. However, students typically receive minimal exposure to radiological clinical practices during the first year, and this lack of imaging curriculum greatly influences their perspective of the field. A group of…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 14, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

AI Making its Way into the Front of Radiologists’ Screens

Artificial intelligence innovations are rapidly changing practices and procedures in radiology. For example, Wake Radiology in Raleigh, North Carolina became the first healthcare facility to install EnvoyAI’s algorithm…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Increasing Pancreatic Cancer Detection Rates with Machine Learning

Most patients with pancreatic cancer receive their diagnosis when it’s too late, as it’s often difficult to identify the tumor during its…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

NIH Gives $3 Million Grant for New Ultrasound System

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded John Hopkins University-based medical device company Perceptive Navigation $3 million to continue product and clinical development work for their Vu-Path ultrasound…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Can We Better Educate Patients About Their Imaging Procedures?

Although radiologists have been working toward strengthening patient communication in recent years, there exists a weak spot in relaying procedural information. According to a …

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Added by Julie Morse on June 1, 2018 at 11:47am — No Comments

Where are All of the Female Radiology Residents?

Radiology has long struggled to achieve a gender balance. According to a recent study…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 1, 2018 at 11:42am — No Comments

Researchers Figure Out How to Turn a Glove into an Imaging Device

Researchers at New York University Langone Health have developed a wearable device that takes detailed images of bones, ligaments, and tendons in the hand. The glove-like instrument utilizes a high-impedance coil which prevents electrodynamic interactions with nearby coils,…

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Added by Julie Morse on June 1, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

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