A team at Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania created a machine learning platform able to read CT scans that reduced the time to detect internal bleeding by 96 percent.
Apr 24, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Patients who receive a false-positive breast or prostate cancer screening are more likely to continually participate in follow-up screenings, according to a study published in Cancer.
Apr 24, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A group of researchers at Thomas Jefferson University utilized super-resolution live-cell microscopy to visualize connections between neurons strengthening in real-time that produced structural changes in the brain.
Apr 24, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced April 23 it will be expanding the breadth of the NEMA American National Standard for Servicing of Medical Devices to cover all medical devices—not just those dealing with imaging technologies.
Apr 23, 2018 | Practice Management
When performing radiotherapy treatment for lung or esophageal cancer, making small adjustments to a patient's positioning can reduce the amount of unintentional damage to the patient's heart, according to an ESTRO press release.
Apr 23, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) addressed two letters to Aetna, recommending the health insurance giant alter its radiopharmaceutical coverage policy to include PET imaging agents dotatate and fluciclovine.
Apr 23, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
A group of hackers has been targeting and installing malware into x-rays, MRIs and other medical machines in the U.S. to learn more about such devices, according to an article published by Forbes.
Apr 23, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Patient navigation programs are being integrated into more healthcare systems to reduce care disparities, according to an article published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 23, 2018 | Cardiovascular
MRI of brain connectivity performed in an early phase after cardiac arrest showed the potential to identify if a patient may recover cognitive functional ability after one year.
Apr 23, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Researchers from Dundee University in Scotland have developed a new ultrasound method that may improve diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer, according to an April23 article by BBC News.
Apr 23, 2018 | Cardiovascular
CMS updated its National Coverage Determination (NCD) conditions granting MRI eligibility to Medicare beneficiaries with implanted pacemakers or cardioverter defibrillators.
Apr 20, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
A team of researchers out of China found the CT-based radiomic signature of primary tumors can be used to quantitatively 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.