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First-Ever Color X-Ray Images are Coming

Imagine, instead of a typical black and white X-ray picture, a physician reviews color images to identify the tissues being scanned! The color X-ray imaging technique is capable to produce more accurate and clearer pictures, assisting the doctors in giving a more precise diagnosis to their patients. X-ray color images are coming into reality; thanks […]

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Ruled Unconstitutional

At the face of huge protests nationwide, a federal judge in Texas strikes down former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) declaring it is unconstitutional to mandate people to buy health insurance. U.S. Court Judge Reed O’Connor issued the decision, arguing that the healthcare law is inconsistent with the Constitution because it mandates having […]

Why Radiologists Need Machine Learning Curriculum to Improve Safety, Workflow Efficiency

The rapid growth of machine learning has brought a major surge in the field of radiology, transforming diagnostic operations and imaging applications with advanced algorithms and processes. However, radiologists and imaging experts are only aware of the advantages of harnessing machine learning. They lack knowledge of the challenges that come with embracing the technology, how […]

How Radiologists Can Minimize Distractions, Reduce Burnout and Become More Efficient

Burnout is a major issue that affects radiologists more than medical practitioners in any other specialty. Several factors contribute to exhaustion in the medical profession but radiologists face the major impact because of great pressure to perform more in lesser time. Bureaucratic workload, lack of autonomy in their field, and their compensation related directly to […]

FDA Grants Clearance to AI-Powered Imaging System

Subtle Medical Inc., a California-based medical device company, has received clearance 510(k) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SubtlePET solution. SubtlePET is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered advanced imaging system that allows the healthcare providers to improve image quality with the aid of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans. This would lead […]

Five Challenges Deep Learning Faces in Medicine

Deep learning in healthcare is a revolution that helps uncover the hidden patterns and opportunities in clinical data, allowing medical practitioners to provide better treatment to their patients. However, like any other technology solution, deep learning techniques face numerous challenges that should be overcome before it can be implemented in mission-critical medical applications. What is […]

Transparency and Change in the FDA Approval Process

FDA Transparency Initiative, which was launched back in the year 2009, has started achieving the desired results. The main goal of launching the initiative was to make the agency’s decision-making, procedures and actions more transparent and hence, more useful and comprehensible. In other words, it is aimed at disclosing FDA’s information in a controlled manner […]

Radiologist Base Pay At 371K and 5th Most Needed Specialty

Radiologists or radiologic technologists are in huge demand. It is evident from many latest reports that place radiology among the top medical specialties year after year. Here’s what the 2018 Report of Merritt Hawkins presents: Another citation is from the Medscape Radiologist Compensation Report 2018 that shows: All these reports confirm that more numbers of […]

AI – Will It Hack Us?

Artificial intelligence is a buzzword in the world of medicines and healthcare. Among the top beneficiaries is the field of radiology in which the AI tools have just begun to prove absolutely beneficial in comprehending the diagnostic imaging results for improved decision-making and patient care. At the 2017 meeting of Radiological Society of North America […]

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