Stanford University researchers found their method diagnosed nodules as accurately as expert classifiers and would have avoided a number of unnecessary biopsies in the process.
As healthcare continues its hunt to reduce excessive imaging, Yale New Haven Hospital has found its clinical decision support intervention to be remarkably effective.
Emory University researchers found their website helped imaging experts understand and implement the brain tumor reporting and data system.
Two imaging experts believe the ledger technology holds some of the same potential to change the field as picture archiving and communication systems did decades ago.
The findings build off of a September 2019 report from German security firm Greenbone Networks, which revealed that more than 730 million medical images were accessible over the internet.
A growing number of studies have found that tumor size measurements using CT imaging are subjected to increasing interobserver variability among radiologists.
When put to the test, the hybrid computer/human system freed up significant time for radiologists, which may translate to more time dedicated to reading studies.
More than 1,400 CT pulmonary angiography exams could have been avoided if each test in the study had been ordered using the tool.
More can be done to change this trend, argued authors of a recent study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
New Mexico-based Roosevelt General Hospital said 500 medical records were involved, but it hasn't yet confirmed that any patient information has been misused.
The Radiological Society of North America is joining forces with key players in the data exchange industry and radiology vendor community to bolster imaging informatics infrastructure and standards.
Second opinions were taken under advisement in a majority of instances, but it remains unclear why some fell by the wayside.