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Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
No one really knows how epiphanies come to be. Those moments of enlightenment, slivers in time, when the curtains are thrown back and there, revealed...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Physicians work differently. What they do and how they do it depends on their specialty. Radiologists and cardiologists, general practitioners and...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Hippocrates viewed the patient as a whole. Today physicians tend to see the patient as a collection of parts — cardiologists hearts; orthopedists...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Medicine supposedly aches for a universal viewer, one that can satisfy the needs of every physician — cardiologist, radiologist, dermatologist,...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three major vendors offer commercial...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
It’s been a long time since radiology focused just on the detection of disease. And it will never see those days again. Since the serendipitous...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
The intersection between PET/CT and radiation therapy is widening. And it is doing so in unanticipated ways. You might expect this hybrid’s potential...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
The good news for molecular imaging is that the latest generation of PET/CT can visualize more and subtler signs of disease. Even better, these...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
The need for improved efficiency in healthcare and the new requirements of U.S. healthcare reform have rapidly made the Healthcare Information and...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
There is something about magnetic resonance (MR). The elegance of its mathematics. How it leverages the electromagnetic spectrum and the concepts of...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Software can do amazing things. Take, for example, a couple software packages unveiled at RSNA 2015. One, called GoBrain, can put together a brain in...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
“You keep same-in’ when you ought to be a changin’ … One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you.” — “These boots are made for walking...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
It’s been almost 40 years since the first human magnetic resonance (MR) pictures were taken. Along with decades of experience we’ve seen the...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Statistics have been the basis of modern medical practice. Soon it will be Big Data’s turn. In today’s digital world, where just about everything...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Radiologists use visual pattern matching in much the same way referring physicians visually assess their patients. The way radiologists and referring...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Fatigue. Bias. Trouble keeping up with peer-reviewed literature. These can spell trouble for radiologists. But machines are prone to none of them....
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Time is brain. The longer a brain injury goes untreated, the higher the chance of permanent damage or death. And no brain injury is more insidious...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Radiology led the way as the first medical specialty to demonstrate that digital medical records could improve efficiency and effectiveness. The rest...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
We have entered the era of the shrewd practitioner. It empowers the radiologist who looks ahead pragmatically; who recognizes where radiology has...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Want to be a super expert in radiology? Join a swarm. A start-up company called Unanimous AI wants to use a computer algorithm to turn the individual...
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