Category: medical

Medical Specialty Associations Write a Letter to Congress Making Six Requests

A number of medical specialty associations, including the American College of Radiology, Radiology Business Management Association, and other healthcare provider groups have written a letter to Congress, asking the national lawmakers to relieve radiology practices that have been until great turmoil due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Requests Made in the Letter The letter that has […]

RSNA Task Force Develops Guidelines for Best Practices on COVID

RSNA, the Radiological Society of North America, has assigned a special Covid-19 Task Force to publish a document of practices to be followed by radiology departments. Considering the present scenario of the Covid-19 pandemic, a large number of hospitals, clinics and institutions are also establishing their local guidelines. The aim of these guidelines is to […]

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 […]

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