Tag: Medical Technology

What Radiology Practice Has Learned from Covid-19 Pandemic?

Covid-19 pandemic has had drastic effects on radiology practice across the globe, not only in terms of case volume but also in the offsite flow of work and modifications in the interventional processes. Researches and surveys conducted in different departments have shown the impact of the pandemic. Covid-19 pandemic has upturned the medical practices owning […]

CHI Franciscan Establishes Mission Control Center for Healthcare

CHI Franciscan, a Tacoma, Washington based Catholic nonprofit health system, recently announced the launch of a Mission Control Center that would focus on optimizing care for patients, enhancing their services, and boosting their capacity to handle more patients in its acute care hospitals across 8 locations. The institution has one of the biggest health systems […]

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 […]

7-Steps Plan Recommended by ACR to Resume Radiology Practices

The world has come to a halt over the last few months. In order to contain coronavirus and keep its spread under control, almost all the industries, offices, markets, and establishments across the globe have gone under complete lockdown. But since it is not possible to keep the world economy closed until a potential vaccine […]

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 […]

PARO, the Therapy Seal That Helps ICU patients to Recover Faster

PARO is a technologically advanced robot that AIST, a leading industrial automation company in Japan, has developed. It offers a kind of animal therapy that is proven to be helpful in helping patients cure faster. When introduced to hospitals and ICUs, animals are known to create a pleasant atmosphere that helps patients recover faster. However, […]

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 […]

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