Category: medical technology

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hospital Setups Mission Control Like NASA in Houston

The healthcare institutions have recently administered the concept of Mission Control Centre along with GE Healthcare. They use analytical predictions to integrate patient care across eight of CHI Franciscan’s critical care hospitals. About Mission Control Center In July, GE Healthcare and Canada-based Humber River Hospital announced their partnership to construct one of the first command […]

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