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A patient-centred approach to mammography
Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ SysRead more
How can radiologists adapt to the knowledge age?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains theRead more
Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical imaging (EUCLID). The EUCLID project was launched by the European Commission to collect data needed for the establishment of DRLs for the most important x-ray imaging tasks, from the perspective of radiation protectiRead more
Successful quality management system in a radiology department
Basic components of effective performance improvement programmes include patient safety, process improvement, customer service, professional staff assessment, and education, each of which requires strategies for implementing continuous programmes to monitor performance, analyse data, implementRead more
Follow-up breast cancer imaging widely variable, U.S. study finds
No consensus on surveillance imaging after treatment. Geography affects what post-treatment imaging women with low-risk breast cancer receive in the United States. A study that analysed follow-up imaging received by women with non-metastatic breast cancer found wide variation aRead more
Establishing competence in radiology
A UK perspective. Competence in radiology is established by the end of training by a variety of summative and formative assessments, collated within an e-portfolio alongside annual educational supervisors’ reports and review of competence progression. In the United KiRead more
Perspectives on Error Disclosure in Radiology
Interviewees Professor Stephen Brown Assistant Professor of Radiology Boston Children’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, US Professor Thomas Gallagher Department of Medicine Department of Bioethics & Humanities University of Washington Seattle,Read more
The WHO Surgical Safety Checklist:A Multifunctional Hospital Risk Management Tool
Author: Axel Fudickar Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Germany [email protected] Hospital risk management includes human factors and technical hazards as well as leadership, procedural, educatiRead more
Provision of a Dedicated Radiology Service For Acute Hospital Care
Author Dr. Daniel Boxer West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust Watford, UK [email protected] Key Point · Delivery of radiology for acute care within a dedicaRead more
Remarkable image quality, right at the point of care. The Trident system revolutionizes breast tissue imaging by incorporating a micro-focused tube, unique specimen image processing algorithms and amorphous selenium direct digital detector. The...
UltraDrape is an innovative dressing designed for use during Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (UGPIV) that provides dual-action barrier and securement in one. Features Sterile Not made with natural rubber latex A single dressing...
BioZorb® 3D Bioabsorbable Marker The BioZorb® is a 3D implantable marker that consists of a spiral, bioabsorbable framework embedded with 6 permanent, titanium clips designed to precisely mark your surgical excision site. Designed to improve outcomes...
A better 3D™ breast screening experience – for everyone. The new 3Dimensions™ system is designed to provide higher quality 3D™ images for radiologists, a more comfortable mammography experience for patients and enhanced workflow for technologists....
About the Affirm® breast biopsy guidance system Our passion to offer innovative interventional tools that advance breast health fueled the development of the Affirm breast biopsy guidance system. This simple add-on to any Hologic 3D Mammography™-capable...