Category: Healthcare

Tips for Radiologists to Stay Prepared for Practice Burnout

Burnout is one of the most common global health problems that affect physicians in different medical specialties. But in particular, radiologists are experiencing very high rates of burnouts, and this trend is not expected to end soon. Burnout is a kind of exhaustion, in which the practitioner feels depersonalized and unaccomplished, and compromises his physical […]

Lessons from Italy’s Response to Coronavirus

Gary P. Pisano , Raffaella Sadun. (2020). Lessons from Italy’s Response to Coronavirus. Read more at https://hbr.org/2020/03/lessons-from-italys-response-to-coronavirus?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter_weekly&utm_campaign=weeklyhotlist_activesubs&utm_content=signinnudge&referral=00202&deliveryName=DM74485

Reasons Why IBM Watson Flopped in the Healthcare Industry

Some time back, MD Anderson Cancer Center, the largest cancer center in the US, announced that it is going to introduce IBM Watson’s computing system into the healthcare system. With the help of Artificial Intelligence, this system was supposed to accelerate the decision-making process of physicians while treating cancer tumors. But IBM Watson turned out […]

Is AI Going to Replace Radiologists Any Time Soon?

The application of Artificial Intelligence has been progressing rapidly in the field of medicine, especially in radiology. It has been a source of high innovation, yet a popular topic of discussion in radiology and its ground-breaking research. Despite the quality assurance and risk issues of AI, it delivers tremendous opportunities to change the way radiological […]

CMS Open Enrollment for COVID-19

While the beneficiaries of CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) are highly at risk of Covid-19 and its devastating effects, the agency is now relaxing its rules to cover its clients. While a large majority of its clients are more than 65 years of age and are at high risk for coronavirus infection, CMS […]

Deficiencies in US Healthcare Uncovered by Covid-19

US has long been perceived as the world’s biggest Super Power, not only in terms of financial strength but also in regards to power, authority, facilities, education system, etc. As far as the healthcare system is concerned, that of US is believed to be the best in the world. But the recent Covid-19 pandemic has […]

Will AI Replace Radiologists?

The technology of Artificial Intelligence has made its way across diverse industries over the last few years, and its impact on the healthcare industry, especially in the field of radiology, is absolutely clear. AI has a huge range of potential and applications in radiology, ranging from improving diagnosis to enhancing workflow, thereby shifting a human […]

Real-time MRI. Are you ready for MRE?

MRI is Magnetic Resonance Imaging that is one of the primary tools that physicians use to diagnose diseases and detect injuries from broken bones to conditions like multiple sclerosis. But the drawback is that MRI is a slow process and it takes hours, sometimes even days, to accurately interpret and examine. Due to this, if […]

CDS, AUC, PAMA, and Patients over Paperwork. One-year CDS with no penalties. Education or enforcement?

The Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released PAMA (Protecting Access to Medicare Act), according to which ordering providers are now required to consult AUC (Appropriate User Criteria) CDS (Clinical Decision Support) tool while ordering advanced imaging and diagnostic equipment for patients of Medicare. American College of Radiology (ACR) appreciated this announcement, as a […]

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