Cross-Pollinating the Enterprise
Businesses specializing in artificial intelligence continue to forge alliances with enterprise imaging companies. Image interpretation remains the long-term goal, but, amid a flurry of groundbreaking algorithms, some tangible AI-centric innovations are gaining traction in the enterprise.
Diagnosis: Paralysis by Analysis
When it comes to radiologic devices, precision is quantifiable to the smallest subatomic particle. In the larger context of health care, however, third parties and regulatory agencies demand a different, more elusive, quantification of value.
Mobility and medical-grade functionality are among the topics driving the radiology display and monitor industry. We check in with some experts to see what's trending upward and making the radiologist's job a little bit easier.
Like seemingly all aspects of the profession, CT technology is susceptible to the growing influence of AI. Learn what refinements are being made to existing applications and what innovations are poised to revolutionize CT workflow.
News From SIR 2018
Welcome to the Machine
Bridging the Gaps
Mergers, acquisitions, expansions, disparate data systems—all in a day's work for breast imaging enterprises looking to adapt to ever-changing regulatory standards while maintaining impeccable customer service. Learn how savvy facilities are applying IT to stay ahead of the curve.
Radiologists are unanimous that artificial intelligence will be integral to the practices of the future. Find out some novel applications being eyed for the near term, and others coming to fruition in the here and now.
Echocardiography is an invaluable but nuanced tool in the fight against heart disease. When every second counts, diagnostic insight facilitated by deep learning technology can be the difference that it makes.
Combining a linear accelerator with MRI technology, MR-linacs are affording radiologists an unprecedented assessment of tumors, particularly those most affected by the ebb and flow of respiration, and promising ultratargeted radiation therapy.
Ways and Means
Closer to the Heart
Managing to Succeed
If You Buy It, Will They Come?
Alternate Career Pathways
Products and Services
Another View of Breast Density
Amid the challenges associated with screening dense breast tissue, ultrasound modalities dedicated to breast diagnosis are gaining traction as a complement to traditional X-ray-based mammography.
Ascending to the Next Level
A landmark study making the first-ever comparison between low dose rate prostate brachytherapy and traditional dose-escalated therapy has physicians rethinking their approach to patients with prostate cancer.
Flat-panel detectors, 3D imaging, and motorization are a few trending topics in the mobile C-arm industry. Find out where things stand and where the industry is headed.
In the Flow: Part 2 — Equitable Scheduling Prevents Burnout, Delivers Better Patient Care
The second segment of our two-part series examines the personnel issues surrounding the modern radiology facility—subspecialties, timeliness, automation, wear and tear—and offers strategies to synchronize the many moving parts.
Expanding EHR Horizons Require Effective IG
Billing and Coding
Double-Check Your Chemoembolization Coding
3D Printing Takes Shape
The demand for 3D-printed models is only getting bigger, and radiologists promise to figure prominently as the awe-inspiring possibilities unfold.
As legislation continues to influence radiology practice and manufacturers refine their products to stay ahead of the curve, CT is making a difference for radiologists in new and unexpected ways.
Experts agree that even modest dose reductions can have a measurable impact on population health. To secure the best outcomes for patients and providers, best practices must figure prominently in the dose management discussion.
In the Flow: Part 1 — New Technology Helps Keep Radiology Work Flowing
In the first installment of a two-part series, we find out how radiology experts are staying ahead of their ever-growing quantities of imaging data and examine the ways artificial intelligence, cloud-based technology, and other innovations play heavily into their daily workflow.
AI Speeds Brain Hemorrhage Detection
Molecular Imaging News
Nuclear Medicine 'Coming of Age' With Total-Body PET
Managing to Succeed
Advancing Value-Based Cancer Care
The Next Evolution of Medical Imaging
On the Case
Putting the AI in Radiology
Can deep learning enhance the synergy between man and machine? Industry luminaries ponder the ways artificial intelligence is currently being applied to radiology and the prospects they consider most fascinating.
A New Look
While 2D mammography remains the gold standard for breast screening, some say breast CT with contrast is poised to surpass it—and all of the other modalities that are presently in favor.
Surveying the Field
Traumatic brain injury continues to take a heavy toll on modern athletes. A biomedical engineer is developing innovative MRI-generated computer models that may lead to better concussion diagnoses and possibly a time-saving sideline protocol for athletes.
5 Things to Watch in 2018
RSNA offered a wealth of insights on developments in the industry. Here are several we will be keeping an eye on.
Billing and Coding
Reduce Friction in the Revenue Cycle