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NBA, NBPA, and NGBPU Collaborate with GE HealthCare and MedStar Health on Musculoskeletal and Joint Health Study

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 05/13/2024 - 11:44 May 13, 2024 — National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), and the Next Gen Basketball Players Union (NBGPU) in collaboration with GE HealthCare and MedStar Health announced the completion of the data collection phase of a longitudinal pilot study of NBA G League players.

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Patient advocacy groups urge Congress to create pathway for CMS to cover AI in radiology

Radiology Business

As of Monday, the FDA has OK'd nearly 900 AI-enabled medical devices, but CMS has only assigned payment for about 10 of them.

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New Study Demonstrates Avenda Health’s Unfold AI to Better Predict Focal Therapy Success by 77% Percent as Compared to Standard Methods

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 05/13/2024 - 12:10 May 13, 2024 — Avenda Health , an AI healthcare company creating the future of personalized prostate cancer care , unveils the results of a new UCLA study examining the role of AI in identifying tumor margins and predicting the efficacy of focal therapy treatments. The study titled “Software to Determine Extent of Tumor Margins in Focal Therapy,” was presented at the 2024 American Urological Association’s (AUA) annual meeting by Wayne Brisbane, MD , assistant pr

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Siemens Healthineers investing $314M to build new MRI manufacturing facility

Radiology Business

This is the first major production site for the company's DryCool technology, which drastically reduces the amount of helium required for magnetic resonance imaging.

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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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Key trends in enterprise imaging

Health Imaging

Radiology is going though a period of disruption with a growing radiologist shortage, decreasing reimbursements and increasing numbers of exams, making workflow efficiency a critical concern.

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ARRS: Yale emergency radiologist talks automation, resident training, AI

AuntMinnie

Automation represents the current value of AI in the hospital emergency department (ED), a Yale University emergency radiologist shared last week at the 124th American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Boston. Yale New Haven Health System is often approached to try out new software, and Melissa Davis, MD, fields the inquiries. When they make it past Davis, the pitches are passed to a group of physicians in the Program for Imaging Innovation and Informatics.

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Radiographers are apprehensive about integrating AI into their workflow

Health Imaging

Some believe it could make their jobs easier, while others perceive AI as a threat to their employment, new survey data suggest.

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RadNet acquires 9 imaging centers through 2 tuck-in transactions totaling $14M

Radiology Business

The deals were with Antelope Valley Imaging and Grossman Imaging Centers, both located near RadNet's home base in California.

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What a New Meta-Analysis Reveals About Fractional Flow Reserve Assessment with Computed Tomography

Diagnostic Imaging

While acknowledging variable accuracy overall with CT-derived fractional flow reserve (FFR-CT) values, researchers found that the accuracy rate increased to 90 percent for FFR-CT values greater > 0.90 and < 0.49.

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Super-Resolution Imaging Technique Could Improve Evaluation of Cardiac Conditions

MedImaging Ultrasound

A new imaging technique, now being tested on patients, could improve the assessment of cardiac conditions and undiagnosed chest pain.

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An Update to the Physician Shortage Problem

Vesta Teleradiology

The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) has released new projections indicating a physician shortage of up to 86,000 physicians in the United States by 2036. This underscores the critical need for sustained and increased investments in training new physicians to address the country’s healthcare needs. The report, conducted by GlobalData Plc, includes various scenarios based on trends in healthcare delivery and the workforce.

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New Data Reveals Healthcare Industry is Facing Rising Cyberattacks

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 05/13/2024 - 12:01 May 13, 2024 — In the wake of the cybersecurity breach targeting the prominent healthcare system Ascension , a new study has unveiled the industries most susceptible to cyberattacks. Alarmingly, the healthcare sector has been revealed as the most vulnerable, underscoring the urgent need for heightened security within healthcare companies.

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What You Need to Know About Radiography Exposure Factors

Maven Imaging

Understanding radiography exposure factors is crucial for producing diagnostic-quality images while ensuring patient safety. We’ll delve into the key elements, including milliampere-seconds (mAs), kilovoltage peak (kVp), distance, and time, that define exposure in radiography.

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Creating Your Own Radiological Currency to Motivate Union Technologists

Diagnostic Imaging

Could the principles of operant conditioning reinforce more of a simpatico relationship between radiologists and technologists?

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Top 7 AI Consulting Firms for Healthcare

Open Medscience

Top AI consulting firms specialize in healthcare integration strategies to enhance operational efficiency and AI development services. The post Top 7 AI Consulting Firms for Healthcare appeared first on Open MedScience.

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ARRS: ACR guideline changes lead to sharp uptick in breast MRI use

AuntMinnie

The use of breast MRI has increased 14-fold since the American College of Radiology (ACR) changed its guidelines in 2018, a study presented May 7 at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting found. In her talk, Madeline Floodstrand from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL, discussed her team’s findings, which also showed that breast density had the largest impact on MRI uptake of any single risk qualification for women with a personal history of breast cancer.

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Five Things That Radiologists Can Do to Improve Their Technology Quotient. Indian Journal of Radiology Imaging.

Teleradiology Solutions

Five Things That Radiologists Can Do to Improve Their Technology Quotient. Indian Journal of Radiology Imaging. 2024 May 9 Learn more: [link] AuthorsArjun Kalyanpur The post Five Things That Radiologists Can Do to Improve Their Technology Quotient. Indian Journal of Radiology Imaging. appeared first on Teleradiology Solutions | Company for Teleradiology Services.

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Invited Lecture on Teleradiology – Present and Future. Annual conference of the Canadian Association of Radiology, Montreal Canada

Teleradiology Solutions

Invited Lecture on Teleradiology – Present and Future. Annual conference of the Canadian Association of Radiology, Montreal Canada. April 13, 2024. AuthorsArjun Kalyanpur The post Invited Lecture on Teleradiology – Present and Future. Annual conference of the Canadian Association of Radiology, Montreal Canada appeared first on Teleradiology Solutions | Company for Teleradiology Services.