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Magical Nanobots

Ben White

Forget about AI taking your job, maybe we’ll all just live forever. The post Magical Nanobots first appeared on Ben White.

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New Study Proves AI Enhances Physicians’ Ability to Identify Extent of Prostate Cancer with 84 Percent Accuracy

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 06/17/2024 - 20:47 June 17, 2024 — Avenda Health , an AI healthcare company creating the future of personalized prostate cancer care, announces the findings of its new study published in The Journal of Urology , demonstrating the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to accurately identify cancer in oncology imaging and diagnostics.

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PET/CT shows promise detecting early atherosclerosis

AuntMinnie

PET/CT imaging with F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) is emerging as a sensitive tool for detecting early atherosclerosis, according to a presentation at the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting. Shiv Patil, a student and researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, presented an F-18 NaF-PET/CT study that found the approach visualized biologically active vascular microcalcification in patients at early stages of the disease versus healthy volunteers.

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Following 2024 fellowship matching, neuroradiology said to be ‘at its hottest point ever’

Radiology Business

Neuroradiology has topped the field among imaging subspecialties vying for new fellows to train, filling 287 of 316 certified positions—a 90.8% fill rate—across 87 fellowship programs.

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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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Radiology data breach may have exposed private health information

Health Imaging

Affected patients may have had their name, date of birth, address, health insurance information and medical information compromised, though there is currently no evidence that any data has been misused.

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ChatGPT-4 produces 'near perfect' pancreatic cancer radiology reports

AuntMinnie

Chat GPT-4 outperforms GPT-3.5 when it comes to creating structured, summarized radiology reports for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), researchers have found. The study results are good news for both clinicians and patients, as the AI tool could improve surgical decision-making, noted a team led by Rajesh Bhayana, MD, of the University of Toronto in Canada in an article published June 18 in Radiology.

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Breast MRI Study: Can Node-RADS Scoring Enhance Detection of Lymph Node Invasion in Breast Cancer?

Diagnostic Imaging

Employing a cut-off of Node-RADS > 2 for differentiating malignant lymph nodes with breast MRI in women with breast cancer, researchers noted average sensitivity and specificity rates of 91.5 percent and 87.4 percent respectively.

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Recruiting struggles force large hospital to enact a 'drastic reduction' in interventional services

Health Imaging

The state’s fourth largest hospital will no longer provide around the clock IR coverage—something physicians at the facility fear will affect patient care.

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Strategic Radiology Builds Presence in Washington State with Northwest Radiologists

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 06/17/2024 - 20:52 June 17, 2024 — Strategic Radiology welcomed Northwest Radiologists, Inc , a 20-radiologist practice based in Bellingham, WA, and the second Evergreen State radiology group to join the national coalition of independent, private radiology practices since 2023. “We are excited to grow our presence in Washington state with Northwest Radiologists, a vital, quality-minded, independent radiology practice that has served Whatcom County patients and their referring physi

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Strategic Radiology, Qure.ai partner to foster easier access to imaging AI

AuntMinnie

Strategic Radiology and Qure.ai have formed a partnership to foster easier access to medical imaging AI technology. The collaboration will allow for Strategic Radiology members to use AI tools from Qure.ai for early identification of lung nodules, triage of emergency head CTs, and streamlined chest x-ray reporting, the two firms said. They will work together to test, validate, and deploy AI tools to assist in delivering clinical quality improvement and operational efficiencies for Strategic Radi

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Celebrating Juneteenth in Radiology

TRA Medical Imaging

As we celebrate June 19th, we are reminded of the significance of Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. Juneteenth serves as a strong reminder of the struggles endured by Black communities throughout history and the ongoing fight against systemic racism. In radiology, where we examine what’s on the inside, the connections between Juneteenth and our work are deeply meaningful.

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A lack of CPT codes for rapid pediatric MRI exams is costing patients

Health Imaging

Abbreviated MRI exams for suspected appendicitis require fewer sequences and, in turn, take less time for radiologists to interpret. But in the absence of a designated code, patients often foot the bill for reads of more costly exams.

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Qure.ai and Strategic Radiology Announce Collaboration to Assist Radiology Workflow with Innovative AI Algorithms

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Tue, 06/18/2024 - 20:07 June 18, 2024 — The advancement of Artificial Intelligence ( AI ) in healthcare to support diagnostic decision making, stave off burnout and enhance quality patient care has taken a giant stride forward. Strategic Radiology , a coalition of independently owned and operated local private radiology practices, and Qure.ai , a global leader in healthcare AI, have formed a partnership to advance clinical accuracy and operational efficiency through easier access to c

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PET sheds light on opioid addiction treatments

AuntMinnie

PET imaging shows different brain activity in people taking methadone or buprenorphine for opioid use disorder (OUD), according to a presentation at the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging annual meeting. Jacob Dubroff, MD, PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, provided evidence using carbon-11 (C-11) carfentanil PET that individual buprenorphine-treated patients have lower mu-opioid receptor activity across all brain regions than either methadone-treated p

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Strategic Radiology signs on with Qure.ai

Radiology Business

A coalition of independent imaging practices is partnering with a radiology AI startup specialized in automated interpretation algorithms.

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MRI-Based AI Model Facilitates 50 Percent Reduction in False Positives for Prostate Cancer

Diagnostic Imaging

In comparison to radiologists, new MRI research shows an emerging artificial intelligence (AI) model demonstrated a higher AUROC and a 14.8 percent higher positive predictive value for detecting prostate cancer at a mean PI-RADS 3 or greater operating point.

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ISUOG World Congress to Gather Experts in Ultrasound for Women’s Health, Feature WHO and Microsoft Leaders in Plenary Sessions

Imaging Technology

christine.book Tue, 06/18/2024 - 09:33 June 18, 2024 — The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology ( ISUOG ) has announced details of its 34th ISUOG World Congress , taking place from September 15-18, 2024, in Budapest, Hungary. The Congress will bring together ultrasound professionals in obstetrics and gynecology, alongside global leaders in women’s health.

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7 Steps to Securing Your Hiring Process

MRI Network

The digital recruitment industry is a prime target for hackers and cybercriminals because it gathers and stores large amounts of sensitive data. Recruitment platforms are increasingly vulnerable to data breaches, ransomware attacks, and malware. According to a WorldMetrics report , only 5% of companies are properly protected. Keeping recruitment platforms safe and secure is essential for every organization.

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Coding for enhanced interventional radiology reimbursement

AuntMinnie

Erin Stephens. The importance of accurate and complete coding cannot be overemphasized for any area of radiology, but the complexity of interventional radiology (IR) coding makes it even more critical for optimal reimbursement. The prerequisite for complete coding is thorough documentation that includes all required elements, along with a coding team that is highly trained in IR.

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What a New Study Reveals About Whole-Breast Ultrasound Tomography, Mammography and Dense Breasts

Diagnostic Imaging

Emerging research suggests that combining full-field digital mammography and whole-breast ultrasound tomography provides superior sensitivity in detecting BI-RADS 3 and BI-RADS 4 lesions than mammography alone in women with dense breasts.

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GI Imaging and Communication on the Skeleton Crew Podcast

Radiology Cafe

Radiology Cafe’s Dr Clarke talks GI imaging and communication in improving patient care on the Skeleton Crew: The Rad Tech Show Podcast Here’s the link to the episode: [link] In this insightful conversation on Skeleton Crew: The Rad Tech Show, Dr Christopher Clarke discusses the techniques, along with the pivotal role of GI Imaging and communication in enhancing diagnostic accuracy and patient care.

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More Than a Provider: On-Site with Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals

Everything Rad

Reading Time: 5 minutes read The following is intended for promotional purposes only and is not medical advice. Additionally, any views, statements, or opinions expressed by the speakers were made voluntarily by uncompensated customers or employees and should not be construed as factual. Working in healthcare comes with a sense of pride and purpose.

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Uniting for health equity: Addressing breast cancer disparities

AuntMinnie

June 19 is Juneteenth, a day marking the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S., and a time to reflect on our progress toward equality and justice. Dana Brown, president and CEO of iCAD. However, it's also a moment to acknowledge the persistent disparities that continue to affect Black communities, particularly in healthcare. One such disparity lies in the realm of breast health, where minoritized groups face disproportionately higher risks of certain aggressive breast cancers and poorer ou

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FDA Clears Mobile C-Arm Device Designed for Complex Vascular Procedures

Diagnostic Imaging

Offering a combination of intuitive user-friendly controls and enhanced imaging, the Zenition 90 Motorized C-arm reportedly facilitates workflow efficiencies and bolsters visualization for complex vascular procedures, cardiac interventions, and other clinical procedures.

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Ultra-High-Performance PET System Provides Never Before Seen Brain Images

MedImaging General Imaging

A new brain PET system with its ultra-high sensitivity and resolution delivers outstanding brain PET images, enabling direct measurement of brain nuclei as never before seen or quantified.

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Más que solo un proveedor: En el sitio con Shriner’s Children’s Hospitals

Everything Rad

Reading Time: 6 minutes read El siguiente contenido es exclusivamente promocional y no debe considerarse asesoramiento médico. Los clientes o empleados que expresaron sus puntos de vista, declaraciones u opiniones lo hicieron de manera voluntaria y no recibieron compensación alguna. Sus comentarios no deben interpretarse como hechos. Trabajar en el sector de la atención médica implica un sentimiento de orgullo y propósito.

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ASTRO updates guidelines for treating throat cancer

AuntMinnie

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released updated guidelines on the use of radiation therapy in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) caused by HPV. The guidelines were published June 18 in Practical Radiation Oncology and address radiation therapy as a standalone curative treatment for the disease or in combination with surgery and/or chemotherapy.

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The Crucial Link Between Emergency Department Flow and Overcrowding

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The emergency department (ED) serves as the frontline of acute medical care, tasked with promptly assessing and treating patients with a wide range of illnesses and injuries. However, when the ED becomes overcrowded, the ability to deliver timely and effective care is compromised, leading to significant clinical repercussions for health systems. A good portion of inpatient hospital admissions are funneled through the ED.

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Delphinus Adds Dr. Elise Berman as New Medical Director to Growing Executive Team

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Tue, 06/18/2024 - 20:09 June 18, 2024 — Delphinus Medical Technologies , a pioneering medical imaging company that developed the SoftVue Breast Tomographic Ultrasound, today announced that Elise Berman , M.D., has joined the company as medical director. Dr. Berman comes to Delphinus with a stellar track record that includes establishing, growing and leading one of the Washington D.C. area’s premier breast imaging practices.

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Mais do que um fornecedor: visita aos hospitais Shriners Children’s

Everything Rad

Reading Time: 6 minutes read O conteúdo a seguir destina-se apenas a fins promocionais e não é uma orientação médica. Além disso, quaisquer pontos de vista, declarações ou opiniões expressas pelos palestrantes foram feitas voluntariamente por clientes ou funcionários não remunerados e não devem ser interpretadas como factuais. A atuação na área da saúde é motivo de orgulho e repleta de propósito.