Tag: Medical Technology

COVID-19 and Neurological Issues

Now it’s been almost a year since the novel coronavirus began spreading from one part of the world to another. With every passing day, since the outbreak, the novel coronavirus kept on spreading fast from one country to another, and within a quick time, it encompassed the entire world. In a period of ten or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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