A team of researchers out of China found the CT-based radiomic signature of primary tumors can be used to quantiatively and noninvasively predict the spread of a common form of lung cancer to lymph nodes.
Apr 20, 2018 | Breast Imaging
Obligate overdiagnosis rates of mammographic screenings are strongly dependent on a women's age at the time of the noninvasive breast exam, according to a study recently published in Radiology.
Apr 20, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Cincinnati-based TriHealth announced a $10 million investment to adopt IBM Watson’s Health Enterprise Imaging Portfolio, reports the Cincinnati Business Courier.
Apr 20, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
A group of Dutch researchers found a general practitioner’s MRI referral for patients with traumatic knee symptoms led to increased healthcare costs without any improvement in outcomes, according to a study published in Radiology.
Apr 19, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A high-tech microscope developed by scientists at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine has captured images of cancer-causing viruses clinging to human DNA, according to a UVA Health System release.
Apr 19, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
A trio of researchers from Boston analyzed diagnostic imaging trends among insured Massachusetts residents from 2009 to 2013.
Apr 19, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Radiologists make an average of $401,000 a year, ranking as the fifth highest compensated medical specialists, according to Medscape's Physician Compensation Report 2018, which compiled survey results from more than 20,000 physicians in 29 clinical specialties.
A recent editorial in STAT argued that as artificial intelligence (AI) continues to proliferate, the need for human providers will not decrease—rather, their knowledge will become more valuable in decision-making.
Apr 19, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Neurological and psychiatric disorders may be diagnosed through functional connectivity MRI (fcMRI) by detecting differences in neural networks, according to a release from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Apr 18, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
Twitter has become the most widely used social media network by those in the medical community. But imaging providers may not be properly using the platform, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 18, 2018 | Practice Management
Molly Fausone is a third-year medical student at the University of Michigan—she's also paralyzed from the chest down. Despite her physical limits, a new device allows her to perform full-body patient exams with limited physical contact, according to a University of Michigan press release.
Apr 18, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
In an April 18 company release, Siemens Healthineers announced FDA approval for its SOMATOM go.All and SOMATOM go.Top CT systems.
Apr 18, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers have found through fMRI that surmounting bias about music quality requires a great amount of cognitive effort.