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AI-Based Medical Imaging Expected to Generate $2 billion by 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon become common place in radiology, and the rise of algorithm-driven technology in the medical imaging industry is poised to generate $2 billion annually by 2023, according to a report from Signify Research, a United Kingdom-based healthcare…

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Added by Julie Morse on August 9, 2018 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Should the Radiology Extender Be Commonplace in Hospitals?

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology…

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Added by Julie Morse on August 9, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Are You an Effective Communicator?

When specialists fail to accurately communicate important patient information, it can have enormous repercussions on that patient’s health along with lasting legal consequences. According to the non-profit healthcare accreditation…

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Added by Julie Morse on August 2, 2018 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Can We Prevent Patient No-Shows in Radiology?

No-shows can negatively impact both a facility’s financial operations and patients’ health. A group of researchers led by Joshua I. Rosenbaum, MD, a radiologist at the University of Washington, conducted an extensive …

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Added by Julie Morse on August 2, 2018 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Reducing Radiology Burnout Might Be Easier Than We Thought

Burnout is inevitable in medicine, and without adequate support and resources, it can result in major consequences such as substance abuse, reckless behavior, and strained personal and professional relationships. According to a…

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Added by Julie Morse on August 2, 2018 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

Is Practicing on a Cadaver the Best Way to Develop Ultrasound Skills?

Medical students and radiology residents at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are turning to lightly embalmed cadavers to fine tune and master their ultrasound-guided procedure skills.

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Added by Julie Morse on July 26, 2018 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Researchers Analyze Brain Iron Levels to Predict Severity of Symptoms in MS Patients

MRI has been vital to detecting the early stages of multiple sclerosis (MS). Yet now, researchers have discovered a way to use the imaging practice to predict the severity of a MS patient’s symptoms.

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Added by Julie Morse on July 26, 2018 at 5:49pm — No Comments

How Do Interruptions Impact Image Reading?

Interruptions are inevitable in any workplace, but for on-call radiologists, minor interruptions can significantly delay image analysis, according to a report that will be published in the Journal of Medical…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 26, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Students Life

If you ask any random person what period of time in his/her life was the most exciting, you presumably may hear an answer – student ages. Being a learner implies that you are young and full of energy and courage to do rabid, but amazing things. Moreover, recent students have much more opportunities than the former had decades ago. But what makes youth…

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Added by David Prater on July 25, 2018 at 7:50am — No Comments

Are Big Radiology Groups the Specialty’s Future?

The number of radiology practice consolidations is rapidly growing, causing the valuations for physician groups to significantly increase, says a report from Forbes.…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 19, 2018 at 12:41pm — No Comments

How MRI Can Help Detect MS in Children Before They Start to Develop Symptoms

Yale University scientists have developed a way to use MRI to determine if a child is at high risk for developing multiple sclerosis (MS) before they start exhibiting symptoms.

In a …

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Added by Julie Morse on July 19, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Name Your Price MRI Startup Coming to an Imaging Center Near You

Medmo, a unique name-your-price imaging service, is helping patients access affordable MRIs and other imaging services by matching them to imaging centers within their budget.  The New York-based startup’s platform is designed to help patients with high deductibles or no insurance…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 19, 2018 at 12:34pm — No Comments

What’s Holding Radiology Research Back?

Although research is critical to promoting innovation in radiology, across North America the specialty has struggled to maintain a strong level of academic participation. The Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 12, 2018 at 2:34pm — No Comments

What are Virtual Radiology Rounds?

Virtual discussion of imaging studies improves patient care and promotes new skills among radiologists, researchers reported in…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 12, 2018 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Why Were Veterans’ Radiology Exams Cancelled in Florida VA Hospital?

Four radiology technicians at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, Florida are accusing the hospital of cancelling …

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Added by Julie Morse on July 12, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Should Tablets Be a Staple in Radiology Residencies?

Radiology residents are significantly more motivated, engaged, and efficient when their curriculum is tablet-based says a new study recently…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Saving the Generalist from Extinction

As the number of radiologist fellowships are growing, the need to reexamine the role of the generalist radiologist has become more pressing. According to researchers at Emory University’s department of radiology and imaging services, radiologist sub-specialists are often practicing…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 6:28pm — No Comments

What Should You Do When Your Hospital Bills You Nearly $4,000 for a CT Scan?

A middle-aged Mississippi man has fallen victim to the trappings of the U.S.’s overly-complex medical billing system. Jimmie Taggart, a financial consultant, was billed $3,878.25 for a CT scan earlier this year and is now refusing to pay.…

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Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 6:23pm — No Comments

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

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