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Writer Math

Ben White

From “ Writer Math ” by Elissa Bassist in McSweeney’s : If you think a piece is 100 percent done, it’s actually 45 percent done. To get it to 100 percent done, you can’t. The post Writer Math first appeared on Ben White.

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Brainet and SimonMed Partner to Advance Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases Using AI and Advanced Imaging Techniques

Imaging Technology

christine.book Wed, 06/12/2024 - 11:45 June 12, 2024 — Brainet , a developer of cutting-edge diagnostic tools for assessing brain health, and SimonMed Imaging , one of the largest outpatient medical imaging providers and radiology practices in the United States, have announced a partnership to advance the diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

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Cancer diagnosis rates rising faster among Gen X than previous generations

Radiology Business

The trend may partially be attributable to radiologic diagnoses becoming more common following “widespread deployment of sophisticated imaging technologies.

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Mach7 Technologies Advances Enterprise Imaging and Brings Industry Experts Together at SIIM24

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 06/12/2024 - 21:48 June 12, 2024 — Mach7 Technologies , a company specializing in innovative medical imaging and data management solutions for healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce its participation at the SIIM24 Annual Meeting + InformaticsTECH Expo to be held in National Harbor, Maryland from June 27-29. At SiiM24, Mach7 will showcase its innovative Enterprise Imaging Solution consisting of the industry-leading eUnity Enterprise Diagnostic Viewer, workflow orchestratio

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Maximize Your Radiology Center’s Performance With Specialized Scheduling

Patient-centric scheduling can only be achieved through optimized radiology workflows, effective communications between staff and physicians, and, of course, through specialized schedulers. In this guide, we’ll take you through a step-by-step process to transform your radiology center into a high-performance hub of medical imaging.

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Hundreds hit Capitol Hill to press Congress for breast imaging payment reform

Radiology Business

Those involved want lawmakers to pass three already-proposed bills aimed at improving access to breast MRI, ultrasound and other services.

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AI better detects prostate cancer on MRI than radiologists, study shows

Medical Xpress: Radiology

AI detects prostate cancer more often than radiologists. Additionally, AI triggers false alarms half as often. This is shown by an international study coordinated by Radboud university medical center and published in The Lancet Oncology. This is the first large-scale study where an international team transparently evaluates and compares AI with radiologist assessments and clinical outcomes.

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Congress reintroduces radiologist-supported bill aimed at curbing prior authorization

Radiology Business

Over 370 organizations support the legislation including the American College of Radiology, Society of Interventional Radiology and the Association of Academic Radiology.

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Carestream Introduces Image Suite MR 10 Software to Enhance Imaging Experience for CR and DR Imaging Systems

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 06/12/2024 - 21:59 June 12, 2024 — Carestream launched its Image Suite MR 10 Software to help deliver a boost to productivity and efficiency while enabling a more user-friendly imaging experience for radiographers. Carestream’s Image Suite Software helps optimize imaging performance for both Computed Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DR) imaging systems, with a user-friendly interface, specialized measurement tools, and an optional Mini-PACS module.

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Does A Mobile Trailer Need A Certificate Of Need?

Atlantis Worldwide

Good question, but first things first: a CON is a Certificate of Need. These are legislated by each individual state and not every state requires one. A CON regulates the overbuilding of healthcare facilities and healthcare price regulation.

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Non-Invasive Medical Imaging Test Predicts Dementia Nine Years before Diagnosis

MedImaging MRI

A new method analyzes functional MRI scans to offer over 80% accuracy in predicting dementia up to nine years before an official diagnosis, providing a more precise approach to early identification.

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New digital dosimeters give real-time radiation dose reads

Health Imaging

Users can fine tune the device to provide dose reads at custom intervals or get on-demand stats by pushing a button on the dosimeter.

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REBEL Core Cast 124.0 – Hyperinsulinemia Euglycemia Therapy

REBEL EM

Take Home Points Management of severe beta-blocker and calcium-channel blocker toxicity should occur in a stepwise fashion: potential gastric decontamination, multiple lines of access, judicious fluids, calcium, glucagon, and vasopressors as needed. Initiation of high dose insulin therapy requires a tremendous amount of logistical and cognitive resources as it requires cross-disciplinary collaboration and is prone to mismanagement.

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Applying Node-RADS to breast MRI exams improves staging

Health Imaging

The scoring system has shown great utility in predicting lymph node invasion in various cancers, but until recently, its use in patients with breast cancer had not been thoroughly explored.

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GE HealthCare names new CEO of imaging, plus more radiology leadership moves

Radiology Business

Arabinda Choudhary has been named the new radiology chair at Upstate Medical University's while Bharat B. Mittal, MD, is stepping down as RO head at Northwestern.

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SNMMI Elects Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, FSNMMI, as President at 2024 Annual Meeting

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Wed, 06/12/2024 - 21:58 June 12, 2024 — Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, FSNMMI , chair of the Isotope Research and Production Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, has been named as president for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). SNMMI introduced a new slate of officers during its 2024 Annual Meeting , held June 8-11 in Toronto.

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FDA Clears CT-Based AI Tool for Detecting Vertebral Compression Fractures

Diagnostic Imaging

The AI-enabled CINA-VCF algorithm can reportedly detect vertebral compression fractures within seconds after assessment of chest or abdominal CT scans.

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Philips Marks Milestone During Helium-Free MRI Installation in Puerto Rico

Imaging Technology

christine.book Wed, 06/12/2024 - 13:25 June 12, 2024 — Royal Philips recently announced the 1,111th installation of its revolutionary BlueSeal 1.5T magnet, which took place in Puerto Rico’s Vida Imaging & Breast Center (Bayamón, Puerto Rico). Beyond its economic and sustainability benefits [2], helium-free MRI operations also increase resilience in the face of the tropical storms that hit Puerto Rico every year delivering quality care to patients who may otherwise not have access to advanced MR

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SNMMI: PET-based protocol shows promise in radioligand therapy

AuntMinnie

A PET-based scout dosimetry protocol can be feasible in treating lesions with yttrium-90 (Y-90) fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) radioligand therapy, according to research presented June 11 at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting. In his presentation, Pedro Fragoso Costa, MD, from University Hospital Essen in Germany described the protocol and its performance in an early-phase study, showing how the protocol allows for multiple treatment cycl

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Four Compelling Reasons To Incorporate Medical Images in Malpractice or Personal Injury Lawsuits

Purview

Ask any experienced personal injury attorney about whether using medical images enhances his or her ability to illustrate a complex story to the jury and you will get a resounding agreement. But if you ask them how difficult it is to make that happen, you will find that most pause, unsure of how to proceed.

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SimonMed to integrate AI from Brainet

AuntMinnie

Scottsdale, AZ-based outpatient medical imaging provider SimonMed will integrate AI software developed by Brainet for analyzing resting-state functional MRI data. The AI tracks oxygenation levels of blood in the brain and highlights the oscillation between oxy- and deoxyhemoglobin. This reveals the synchronous or asynchronous functioning of brain networks related to crucial functions such as vision, hearing, sensorimotor skills, language, executive control, emotion, and memory, SimonMed said.

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Radiologists among top specialists with wealth over $5M. How are they spending it?

Radiology Business

About 31% of radiologists surveyed said they have attained this level of income, placing the specialty in a tie for No. 2 with gastroenterology.

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UH to deploy Aidoc’s AI platform

AuntMinnie

Cleveland, OH-based health system University Hospitals (UH) will deploy Aidoc's aiOS platform across 13 of its hospitals and dozens of its outpatient locations. The deployment is intended to enhance clinical outcomes and streamline workflows in the system and will provide users with access to 17 AI algorithms cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Label-free differentiation of pancreatic pathologies from normal pancreas utilizing end-to-end three-dimensional multimodal networks on CT

ScienceDirect

Publication date: Available online 12 June 2024 Source: Clinical Radiology Author(s): Gaofeng Zhang, Qingyu Gao, Qian Zhan, Lijia Wang, Bin Song, Yufei Chen, Yun Bian, Chao Ma, Jianping Lu, Chengwei Shao

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Accuray nabs approval in China

AuntMinnie

Madison, WI-based radiotherapy firm Accuray said that its Precision treatment planning system (TPS) has been approved for use in China. The Chinese National Medical Products Administration approved Accuray’s Precision TPS for use in the Tomo C radiation therapy system, a domestically made radiation therapy delivery device, and expands Accuray’s portfolio in China and enhances its access in the market, the company said.

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Insurers eventually approve most denials, though payer-mandated changes may be compromising care

Radiology Business

Across over 200 radiation therapy denials at a single institution, 98% eventually led to the delivery of RT with delays sometimes as long as 49 days.

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SNMMI: PET/CT reveals connection between CVD and cognitive impairment

AuntMinnie

PET/CT reveals a connection between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cognitive impairment, according to research presented at the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting. A team led by Eric Teichner, a medical student at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia found that PET/CT imaging showed "a significant interaction effect on the correlation between F-18 FDG PET and F-18 sodium fluoride (F-18 NaF) uptake in the fusiform gyrus," for example, a region critic

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The Growing Business of Women’s Healthcare

MRI Network

Women’s healthcare in the United States is a rapidly expanding field. The demand for discreet care combined with open and honest conversations about potentially challenging topics has created opportunities for healthcare startups to slot into. Evidence of this lies in the increased investment in women’s health, bucking trends across the overall healthcare industry.

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PET/CT reveals connection between CVD and cognitive impairment

AuntMinnie

PET/CT reveals a connection between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cognitive impairment, according to research presented at the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting. A team led by Eric Teichner, a medical student at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia found that PET/CT imaging showed "a significant interaction effect on the correlation between F-18 FDG PET and F-18 sodium fluoride (F-18 NaF) uptake in the fusiform gyrus," for example, a region critic

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Biden administration proposes banning medical bills from credit reports

Radiology Business

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau also wants to stop credit reporting companies from sharing medical debt information with lenders, among other changes.

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