Tag: Medical

A possible antibody found for COVID-19

S309: Identification of a Potent Covid-19 Antibody The world has come to a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic. People are spending time in lockdowns, businesses stay closed, schools are shut down, and there has been huge financial loss due to this. The pandemic is also taking a toll on people’s health, and it is […]

Patient accessible reports may be the future of results

Increasing Demand for Coherent Medical Reports The primary purpose of a medical report is to gain a clear picture of what medical condition the patient is suffering from. Based on the report, the physicians suggest an effective remedial and treatment measure. But with increased knowledge and engagement from the patients, they are now demanding easy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

IBM Watson Flops in Healthcare

IBM Watson has been in the news for a long time, both for good and for the wrong reasons. According to an expert, Gary N. Smith, the company has tried its luck in the health care field with IBM Watson. It was more about offering smarter ways to handle the medicine field and different activities. […]

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