2021

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Becoming a doctor means installing a new operating system

Tired Superheroine

When we become doctors, we install a new operating system. Or maybe it’s installed in us, depending on your perspective. There’s the hardware we start with: the brains, drive, and talent that help determine our potential. Then, we superimpose this system from which we operate, that will set us apart for the rest of our […] The post Becoming a doctor means installing a new operating system appeared first on Tired Superheroine.

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Using Artificial Intelligence Blood Testing to Detect Lung Cancer

Health IT Analytics

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer… read more

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A New Year’s resolution suggestion: ask how much that test will cost!

Capitol Imaging Services

Would you be upset if you received a medical bill for what most would consider to be an outrageous amount of money for a simple test? That’s what one person experienced with a charge of nearly $12,500 for lab work! This story, published by National Public Radio in December 2020 , illustrates the continuing issue in healthcare: exorbitant fees charged by medical centers and health systems for testing that is no where near the value of the fee.

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Mobile MRI: Siemens Symphony 8 CH

Kings Medical Group

If you are looking for a mobile Siemens Symphony for your imaging center, get in touch with KMG. Our 8 Channel Siemens Symphony MRI is a cost effective mobile solution that is great for routine clinical use. With a patient-friendly design, the mobile MRI will come with a full service contract, coil package listed below […] The post Mobile MRI: Siemens Symphony 8 CH appeared first on Kings Medical Group.

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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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TTG Imaging Solutions Announces Acquisition by Sentinel Capital Partners

TTG Imaging Solutions

The partnership between Sentinel and TTG’s management team will drive the company’s next phase of growth. PITTSBURGH, PA (December 27, 2021) – TTG Imaging Solutions, LLC (TTG) announced today a partnership with Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising midmarket companies. The partnership between Sentinel and TTG’s management team will drive the company’s next phase of growth.

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A New Age for MRI: How the Echelon Oval Fuses Precision Imaging with Optimal Patient Comfort

Professional Radiology

It wasn’t always possible to look inside the body, but today the healthcare industry uses several techniques that allow physicians to take a peek at body tissues, bones, and organs. Whether it’s through X-ray, MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, or using tiny cameras, health care professionals can see beyond the flesh and gain a deeper understanding of the human body’s internal machinations.

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AI (Artificial Intelligence)—The Future of Radiology?

Associates in Medical Imaging

It seems that there is no limit to the ways in which technology can improve our lives. We are all used to interacting with high-tech devices each day, whether in our personal or professional lives. In fact, a short time ago, the instruments used in radiology were considered incredibly cutting-edge – and today we largely take them for granted. Looking ahead, it’s easy to see a future where artificial intelligence – commonly called AI – will lead to better results in the field of radiology.

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Premier Radiology Services and Blackford Analysis Announce AI Platform Agreement in Radiology

Premier Radiology Services

Premier Radiology Services and Blackford Analysis Announce AI Platform Agreement in Radiology Premier Radiology Services has entered into an agreement with Blackford Analysis for its artificial intelligence (AI) platform for medical imaging. The announcement was made ahead of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

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2 year old Thoroughbred

Veterinary Radiology

This week’s imaging case comes from large animal radiology. It’s a 2-year-old Thoroughbred filly that was kicked on the left tarsus. Post your interpretations in the comments section!

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Cell Phones And Acoustic Neuromas

The Radiology Clinic

Acoustic neuromas are fairly rare with less than 20,000 cases per year. While this tumor is non-cancerous/benign, it can still cause serious issues to the body. It is important to make sure that all acoustic neuromas are treated promptly and safely. What is an Acoustic Neuroma? An acoustic neuroma, or vestibular schwannoma, is a type of non-cancerous tumor that forms on the main vestibular nerve which leads from the inner ear to the brain.

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How my being a doctor really affects my kid

Tired Superheroine

Motherhood as a female physician has been an incredible journey so far, overall. It’s gratifying, joyful, and exhausting. It’s a rolicking sort of balance. I love it. But I’ve noticed that working moms get a lot of subversive messages that can make us wonder if we’re doing a good job or not. There’s a lot […] The post How my being a doctor really affects my kid appeared first on Tired Superheroine.

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Artificial Intelligence Predicts Metastatic Risk in Skin Cancers

Health IT Analytics

UT Southwestern Medical… read more

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Better MRI comfort in place at Capitol Imaging Services in Mississippi

Capitol Imaging Services

In the continuing mission for Capitol Imaging Services to implement the latest imaging technologies while identifying ways to make diagnostic testing more comfortable and calm for people, we are pleased to announce the latest addition in MRI to those ends: the Toshiba Vantage Titan 1.5T High Field MRI. Installed at the Imaging Center of Columbus, The Vantage Titan system offers one of the largest and widest open bores available, measuring 28″ across from end to end.

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Mobile MRI: Siemens Espree 32 CH

Kings Medical Group

If you are looking for a Mobile MRI Siemens Espree 32 CH that will take care of your imaging needs, you need to call KMG. Our 32 Channel Siemens Espree MRI is a wide bore mobile solution that can be ready at a moments notice. It has a 70cm bore that allows for larger or […] The post Mobile MRI: Siemens Espree 32 CH appeared first on Kings Medical Group.

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Lake Medical Imaging Among First 10 Imaging Centers Nationwide to Use New Contrast-Guided Breast Biopsy Technology

Lake Medical Imaging

New Serena Bright Contrast-Guided Breast Biopsies take less time to perform, are more comfortable and reduce the wait time for reliable results that can lead to a clear path of action You’ve had your annual screening mammogram. But this time is different. Something may not be normal and you need a breast biopsy. And [.

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TTG Imaging Solutions, LLC Announces Executive Leadership Changes

TTG Imaging Solutions

These changes will help steer TTG into a new era where it can maximize the End-to-End Solution. PITTSBURGH, PA (November 1, 2021) – TTG Imaging Solutions, LLC (TTG) announced today executive leadership changes that will drive the company’s next phase of growth following its 9th acquisition in 2 years of Medical Imaging Technologies, an Akron, Ohio based nuclear medicine equipment and service organization.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – More Important than Ever

TRA Medical Imaging

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are a woman over 40 years old, we hope you have taken this opportunity to schedule your annual screening mammogram. While maintaining a healthy lifestyle to reduce your risk of cancer and preventative cancer screenings are always important, it is especially critical this year. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of women receiving their annual screening mammograms has dropped dramatically.

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Is it Time for Your Mammogram? Here’s Why You Should Ask Your Doctor 

Professional Radiology

In the early 1990s, the pink-colored ribbon began its cultural trajectory of representing the struggle, survival, and incredible resilience of women fighting against breast cancer. The color pink was established for the movement and the ribbon was the symbol. October is a month to celebrate the victories, remember the struggles, and learn about the fight against breast cancer.

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Presenting Diagnostic Work-Ups

Mammography Educators

Written by: Sarah Jacobs , BS, R.T.(R)(M)(CT), Breast Imaging Consultant A few months ago, I was fortunate to spend some time working with a technologist at one of the positioning trainings I was leading. ( For the purpose of this story, I’ll refer to this technologist as Amber. ) Amber was quick to pick up on each little tip and trick that I shared with her; I was so pleased at how quickly she was progressing with improving imaging quality.

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??Hospitals are Seeing Low Mammography Rates in Wake of the Pandemic

Associates in Medical Imaging

To say the pandemic impacted every part of life would be an understatement. There were plenty of people impacted directly, such as those who became ill with COVID-19 and those who lost employment. Additionally, countless indirect impacts have been felt and will continue to be felt for years to come. One of these impacts is a drop in mammography rates.

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Elbow Neuropathic Arthropathy MRI

Neuroradiology Cases

A middle aged male with unilateral left elbow pain, deformity, progressive swelling, restricted movement. This MRI elbow joint shows: Joint effusion, osteolysis involving proximal end of radius as well as ulna, articulating surface of capitulum as well as trochlea. Marked synovial thickening with frond like projections. Considering unilateral involvement possibility of infectious aetiology like Tubercular arthritis was one possibility would have been dealt with joint fluid aspiration for culture

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Risk, Fear, and New Experiences: Feel the fear.

Tired Superheroine

Welcome back to the blog this week! I just pulled off my first ever in-person event, and I wanted to share what that was like. In October, I put together the first-ever Mastermind Retreat for Women in Male-Dominated Fields. Approaching a retreat like this– taking on a responsibility of this magnitude feels analogous to the […] The post Risk, Fear, and New Experiences: Feel the fear. appeared first on Tired Superheroine.

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Artificial Intelligence Technology Advances Heart Imaging

Health IT Analytics

New artificial intelligence… read more

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What do people think of their recent patient experiences?

Capitol Imaging Services

For those who chose to come to a Capitol Imaging Services affiliate recently for their exam, here’s what some said about their experience: “I don’t know her name, but the woman who performed my mammogram this time, as well as last time, was perfect. She was so sweet and kind and understanding. And the doctor that came in to tell me about my results today was very warm and kind.

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Mobile MRI: Siemens Espree 18 CH

Kings Medical Group

If you are looking for a Mobile Siemens Espree that will take care of your imaging needs, KMG has you covered. With multiple Siemens systems in our fleet, we have the best mobile solution to fit your needs. Our 18-Channel Siemens Espree is a wide bore mobile solution that can be ready at a moments […] The post Mobile MRI: Siemens Espree 18 CH appeared first on Kings Medical Group.

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Frankenstein to Modern Anatomy of the Human Body

Open Medscience

Modern anatomy has evolved rapidly through today's technology, and human anatomical structures are more understood since the publication of Frankenstein. The post Frankenstein to Modern Anatomy of the Human Body appeared first on Open Medscience.

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Visit TTG Imaging Solutions at ASNC 2021 Cardiac PET Workshop

TTG Imaging Solutions

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Cardiac PET Advanced Virtual Workshop – Oct 30 & 31, 2021 TTG Imaging Solutions is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Cardiac PET Advanced Virtual Workshop. Be sure to visit us at our virtual booth Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31 to learn more about our complete nuclear medicine and molecular imaging solutions.

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Type 3 Cuboid Fracture

Global Radiology CME

8 yo F with trauma. Diagnosis? • Xray of the Week Figure 1. Trauma in a 8 year old female. Diagnosis? Figure 2. Cuboid Bone Fracture. Fracture indicated by orange arrow. (A) Dorsoplantar radiograph of the foot demonstrating an isolated fracture of the cuboid with possible extension into the tarsometatarsal joint. (B) Medial oblique radiograph of the foot demonstrating an isolated fracture of the cuboid.

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New Research Shatters Age-old Iodine Allergy Myth

Lake Medical Imaging

Avoiding contrast dyes for imaging tests is not necessary if concerned about iodine allergy, peer-reviewed study concludes September 16, 2021 — FDB (First Databank), a leading provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps healthcare professionals make precise decisions, announced the publication of research led by two of their pharmacists that further refutes [.

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Can MRI Diagnose Dementia?

The Radiology Clinic

Can MRI diagnose dementia? The answer is complicated…. It can definitely help in the diagnosis. In Radiology, patients pose this question often. “Can MRI show if I have dementia?” In fact, we scan patients every day with a diagnosis of dementia, memory loss, Alzheimer’s, and confusion, among a variety of other neurological disorders. The truth is that MRI is NOT the test to formally diagnose dementia.

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Buy or Lease Diagnostic Imaging Equipment?

Associates in Medical Imaging

For healthcare organizations, achieving positive patient outcomes is the top priority. Medical imaging plays a key role in making a diagnosis and determining the right course of treatment. Large hospital systems are often looking for ways to offer diagnostic capabilities to all satellite locations, bringing the convenience of imaging right to their patients.

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Rice bodies in subdeltoid bursa MRI

Neuroradiology Cases

This MRI shoulder joint shows fluid distended sub deltoid bursa with numerous typical rice bodies. Differentials given are rheumatoid arthritis and tuberculosis. Suggested CBC, ESR, C-reactive protein, RA, anti-CCP in view of RA and joint fluid aspiration for culture and sensitivity in view of Tubercular Arthritis. Rice body effusion or rice bodies in joint effusion or bursa represents an uncommon, nonspecific, inflammatory process, where multiple small loose intra-articular bodies resembling po

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Weighed down? A tangible way to support diversity, equity & inclusion

Tired Superheroine

The first-ever mastermind for women in male-dominated fields created a cocoon of safe space to discuss real challenges we share across specialties. In male-dominated fields, we can often find ourselves to be the only woman in the room. When we are lucky enough to encounter another person like us, we may have only five minutes […] The post Weighed down?

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