Category: Medical Imaging

Importance of Reduced Variations in Radiology Reports with a Standard Template

Wide-ranging variations are found among radiologists for making reports for radiology exams. But have you ever wondered what causes such variations and discrepancies? According to previous studies conducted at small institutions and single subspecialty divisions, radiologists’ experiences are associated with fewer recommendations for follow-ups. However, it is not clear how many variations are there, what […]

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 […]

Photoacoustics: The New Form of Fluoroscopy

Numerous innovative approaches are being introduced into mouse imaging, and one promising modality seems to be the technology of photoacoustic imaging. This system works by combining tissue penetration and acoustic imaging resolution with flexibility and sensitivity of optical imaging. That being said, it proves to be a great technology to be applied to clinical trials […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do Young Patients Face Cataract Risks from Head CTs?

Cataract risks associated with medical radiation among young patients, especially those coming from the neck and head CT scans, have been an issue of concern over the last few years. A number of studies have been conducted to determine cataract risks associated with repeated exposure to radiation from head CT scans. It has been argued […]

April 2019 Sets Record For Healthcare Breaches

Healthcare is a domain that uses data extensively. All the records associated with the patients regarding their medicines, methods of treatment, diagnosis, pathological tests, and results are maintained in data format these days for convenience. Hence, the healthcare industry is one of those industries that depend largely on the data for smooth operations. However, with […]

Machine Learning Predicts Psychosis with 93% Accuracy

Identifying the signs and symptoms of psychosis is an extremely difficult task for doctors and care givers. Psychosis leads to a gradual decline in cognitive functioning. It is typically characterised with changes in communication patterns, thoughts and perceptions. However, these changes are extremely subtle and are hard to diagnose. Psychosis is an irreversible condition and […]

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