Tag: Medical Technology

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

William W. Orrison, Jr. MD, MBA

For the past two decades, William W. Orrison, Jr., MD, MBA, served as a consultant, advisor, and friend to Seppi Technology Associates, LLC until his unexpected death on Oct. 19, 2017.  His death has left a deep hole, that can never be filled in the medical community as well as in the hearts of the […]

RSNA 2018: How AI can Help, but also Hack into Medical Imaging

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and web-based services have largely benefitted the world of medicine. From sharing medical records and diagnostic images to transferring critical reports, the internet has immensely helped patients all over the world. But, the increasing use of such technology has also ignited security concerns. A group of researchers based in […]

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