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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 […]

Role of Optical Imaging in Identifying Brain Lesions

The technique of optical imaging measures changes in metabolism and blood flow from the brain surface. Instead of detecting changes in the electrical or magnetic structures of the neurons, like EEG, MEG and fMRI do, optical imaging observes changes in the reflectance of light from the brain surface. Optical imaging is a technology that helps […]

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 […]

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 […]

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