Despite a PACS imaging technology market that is relatively saturated, a growing need for additional functionality around imaging management and distribution is leading healthcare organizations to look to upgrade technology it already has in place, according to the latest HIMSS Analytics Essentials Brief--the "2014 Imaging Technology Study."
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The way in which radiologists interpret screening mammographies varies significantly depending on the technologists performing the examinations, according to research recently published in Academic Radiology.
Investigators at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, have determined that experienced gastroenterologists can use high-definition optical lenses during colonoscopies to accurately assess polyps.
Researchers have found that persons who display signs of emphysema on CT scans--even if they don't suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or airflow obstruction--have an increased mortality risk.
While screening modalities such as mammography are effective at detecting early breast cancers, they can be problematic since they subject patients to ionizing radiation, as well as discomfort caused by compressing the breast in order to produce diagnostically useful images.
One possible alternative, as described in an article in the current issue of the journal Review of Scientific Instruments, could be the use of microwaves.
A New York radiologist has been charged with stealing the personal information of tens of thousands patients of his practice, NRAD Medical Associates.
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