Webinar | July 10, 2015

Webinar: Applying and Evaluating Image Processing to Reduce Radiation Dose in Radiography

Imaging Technology News Webinar Series Supported by an educational grant from Agfa Healthcare

webinar, Agfa, radiation dose, digital radiography, Mendelsohn, Sensakovic

Steven Mendelsohn, M.D.

The application of new types of image processing can help reduce ionizing radiation X-ray dose and improve image quality in digital radiography (DR) imaging. This presentation discussed how image processing can reduce patient dose in DR.

A method is presented to compare image processing suites utilizing different technologies.

Focusing on the neonatal chest, this comparison methods is applied to demonstrate differences in patient dose, image quality, and retake rate due to image processing from different vendors.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how radiation dose impacts image quality
  • Describe how image quality and patient dose are improved by image processing
  • Compare image processing systems for purchase or optimization
  • Examine the value of low-dose digital X-ray units

The webinar was presented live July 29, 2015. To view an archive version, REGISTER for the webinar

Intended Audience:

This webinar is intended for radiologists, technologists, and radiology staff directly involved in the purchase, assessment, or optimization of radiography systems.

The archive version of the webinar is not eligable for CME.


Steven Mendelsohn, M.D

Steven Mendelsohn, M.D.

Steven Mendelsohn, M.D., is the medical director for Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology. He had previously served as chairman of the Department of Radiology at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview, N.Y. As CEO and a managing partner of Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, Mendelsohn has spearheaded the growth of the outpatient practice, which now operates 17 offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, with more than 55 radiologists and over 800 employees.


William F. Sensakovic, Ph.D., DABR

William F. Sensakovic, Ph.D., DABR, is a diagnostic medical physicist at Florida Hospital in Orlando, where he is in charge of resident physics education. He is an assistant professor of medical education at The University of Central Florida and clinical assistant professor of medial physics at Florida State University. Sensakovic serves on committees related to education, regulation and education for the American College of Radiology and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.


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