An MRI takes around 90 minutes to conduct and can be difficult, tiring, and tedious for patients. In order…Continue
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At West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, a group of researchers led by neurosurgeon Ali R. Rezai, MD…Continue
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Last week, the VA and GE officially announced a partnership that will help radiologists…Continue
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As a part of their FastMRI project to use artificial intelligence to speed up MRI procedures, New York University and Facebook have just introduced a first-of-its-kind…Continue
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The EXPLORER, the new full-body scanner created in partnership between University of California Davis and United Imaging Healthcare in Shanghai has officially started producing…Continue
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NVIDIA remains at the forefront of developing key artificial intelligence systems for radiology with their latest launch of the Clara Software Development Kit (SDK), which will enable third-party developers to build enhanced imaging applications with a series of accelerated libraries.…Continue
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According to a report recently presented at the Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting, important clinical data demonstrated by low-dose gadolinium MRI…Continue
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Grand River Hospital in Waterloo, Ontario is introducing a portable multi-energy x-ray imager as an alternative to CT scan for lung cancer screening. The makers of the device claim it to be cost-effective and emit 50 times less radiation than a CT scan.
The creators of the…Continue
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This month, Mednax added Associates in Diagnostic Radiology, P.C in Chattanooga, Tennessee to its growing roster of acquired imaging practices. It was a cash transaction and no other details about the deal were disclosed.
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The majority of medical students believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will soon diminish the need for radiologists, and some are deterred from pursuing the specialty because of the constant insurgence of AI advancements.
The use of AI in medical imaging is growing…Continue
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Researchers at the University of Southern California are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand how beatbox artists make their rapid and precise percussion sounds. They recently presented their project at the Acoustical Society of America meeting.
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In the United Kingdom, around 56,000 patients with angina, a chest condition that can decrease blood flow to the heart, were unable to undergo necessary CT scans last year due to the region’s radiologist shortage.
According to a recent review from the Royal College of…Continue
Added by Julie Morse on November 16, 2018 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Bozeman Health, a group of healthcare centers in Southern Montana, reached a settlement on October 31 with two of the hospital’s former radiologists for allegedly submitting millions of dollars in illegal claims to Medicare and Medicaid.
The lawsuit filed in 2015 was…Continue
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A lawsuit has been filed against Diagnostic Imaging of Rockville Centre and Rockville Centre Diagnostic Imaging, two medical imaging facilities in Long Island New York, for allegedly billing Allstate Insurance companies for $1.3 million in fraudulent charges.
On October 18,…Continue
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Through the use of fMRI, researchers have discovered that the brain generates negative responses faster and more effortlessly than positive reactions, according to a study recently published…Continue
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Researchers have found that unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for child patients with appendicitis in an adult clinical setting is effective and accurate, according to a study recently published in the American College of…Continue
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is helping doctors comprehend how electrical stimulation helps alleviate stomach problems, a phenomenon that experts had previously struggled to visualize, according to research recently published in Neurogastroenterology & Motility…Continue
Added by Julie Morse on November 2, 2018 at 5:10pm — No Comments
No one has ever complained about taking a mental health day, which is why it’s not surprising that 87 percent of radiology residents have reported that “wellness days” can decrease or prevent feelings of burnout, according to a study…Continue
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One day in early October, around 40 Apple phones, tablets, and watches belonging to staff at Morris Hospital in Illinois stopped working while a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine was being installed. The mysterious mass shut down had to do with how helium interacts with the devices’ microelectromechanical…Continue
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Self-paced curricula for fourth-year medical students in a radiology clerkship could be a more effective form of learning, according to a study recently published in the…Continue
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