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VIDEO: New App Improves MRI Safety For Implantable Devices

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, explains the new mobile application he developed, which lets users visually model the forces at work during an MRI exam on patients with implanted medical devices, at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.


Read the related article “The Changing Relationship Between MRIs and Pacemakers.”

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 13, 2017
VIDEO: New App Improves MRI Safety For Implantable Devices

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, explains the new mobile application he developed, which lets users visually model the forces at work during an MRI exam on patients with implanted medical devices, at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.

Read the related article “The Changing Relationship Between MRIs and Pacemakers.”

VIDEO: New App Improves MRI Safety For Implantable Devices
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Cybersecurity | December 12, 2017
VIDEO: Cybersecurity in the Medical Imaging Department

J. Anthony Seibert, Ph.D., professor and chair of informatics, University of California Davis, describes the security vulnerabilities specific to radiology departments and how they can be combated at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.

Read the articles “Building A Cybersecurity Team in Radiology,” and “Healthcare's Growing Cybersecurity Threats.”

VIDEO: Cybersecurity in the Medical Imaging Department
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Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017
VIDEO: How Advanced Visualization and 3D Printing Can Improve Outcomes in Complex Cases

Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital, discusses how 3-D printing and other advanced imaging modalities can help improve outcomes in complex cases. Read the article “The Use of 3-D Printing in Cardiology.” Watch the WEBINAR “Innovation and Success in 3D-inspired Development of the Business and Clinical Practice,” presented by Bardo.

 

VIDEO: How Advanced Visualization and 3D Printing Can Improve Outcomes in Complex Cases
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Artificial Intelligence | December 07, 2017
VIDEO: How Utilization of Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Radiology

Adam Flanders, M.D., co-director, neuroradiology and vice-chair of informatics at Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, and chair of the RSNA Radiology Informatics Committee, discusses the impact of AI at RSNA 2017. Read the article “How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Medical Imaging.” Watch the related VIDEO “Machine Learning and the Future of Radiology,” an interview with Eliot Siegel, M.D.

VIDEO: How Utilization of Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Radiology
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3-D Printing | November 17, 2017
VIDEO: Applications for 3-D Printing and Computer Aided Design in Cardiology

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Director, Structural Heart Imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how her center uses 3-D printing and computer aided design (CAD) software to improve patient outcomes. She spoke to ITN at the 2017 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting. Read the articles “The Use of 3-D Printing in Cardiology” and “Henry Ford Hospital Study Shows 3-D Imaging Improves Fixing Broken Hearts.”  

VIDEO: Applications for 3-D Printing and Computer Aided Design in Cardiology
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Technology Reports Sidebar | September 05, 2017
PerformanceBridge Practice: At-a-glance Insights Across Your Imaging Equipment

Philips PerformanceBridge Practice dashboard, developed on the HealthSuite digital platform, offers at-a-glance insights into uptime, operations and performance across your imaging equipment. The dashboard also provides actionable recommendations, case studies and training alerts.

PerformanceBridge Practice: At-a-glance Insights Across Your Imaging Equipment
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Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017
VIDEO: PET vs. SPECT in Nuclear Cardiology and Recent Advances in Technology

Prem Soman, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at the Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and president-elect of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), explained advances in PET and SPECT imaging and the learning curve involved in reading scans from the new CZT SPECT cameras. Watch the VIDEO: Trends in Nuclear Cardiology Imaging, an iknterview with David Wolinsky, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Read the related article "Advances in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging."

 

VIDEO: PET vs. SPECT in Nuclear Cardiology and Recent Advances in Technology
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Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017
VIDEO: Implementing CZT SPECT Cardiac Protocols to Reduce Radiation Dose

Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains protocols and what to consider when working with the newer generation CZT-SPECT camera systems for nuclear cardiology. He spoke during the 2017 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) Today technology update meeting. Watch the related VIDEO "PET vs. SPECT in Nuclear Cardiology and Recent Advances in Technology." Read the related articles "Managing Dose in PET and SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging,"  and "Advances in Cardiac Nuclear Imaging."

VIDEO: Implementing CZT SPECT Cardiac Protocols to Reduce Radiation Dose
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Information Technology | August 22, 2017
VIDEO: AAPM 2017 - Connecting Our Pathways, Unifying Our Profession

Melissa Martin, MS, president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), discusses her vision of the role of medical physics in healthcare and highlights the association's initiatives at the 2017 AAPM annual meeting in Denver.

VIDEO: AAPM 2017 - Connecting Our Pathways, Unifying Our Profession
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Business | July 28, 2017
VIDEO: Critical Issues in Radiology Administration

Angelic McDonald, MSRS, CRA, FAHRA, regional director of imaging, Baylor Scott & White Health and the president-elect of AHRA, discusses the biggest challenges she and other radiology administrators face at the 2017 AHRA annual meeting in Anaheim.

VIDEO: Critical Issues in Radiology Administration
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Analytics Software | July 28, 2017
VIDEO: The Role of Analytics in Value-Based Healthcare

Woojin Kim, M.D., chief medical information officer, Nuance Communications, explains how analytics solutions can help healthcare providers practice high-quality care and how to implement the technology at the 2017 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) annual meeting. Read the article "Analytics: The Next Big Health IT Undertaking," and the blog "Will Big Data Analytics Kickoff a New Golden Age for Radiology?"

VIDEO: The Role of Analytics in Value-Based Healthcare
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Enterprise Imaging | July 12, 2017
The Platform for Success: Strategies to Achieve the Enterprise Imaging Health Record

Nationwide adoption of the Enterprise Imaging Health Record is inevitable as networks strive to improve patient safety and cost-to-diagnosis. But to optimize the EHR successfully requires thoughtful selection of systems, partners and governance processes. Enjoy this brief overview of what the successful selection should deliver.

The Platform for Success: Strategies to Achieve the Enterprise Imaging Health Record
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Information Technology | July 07, 2017
VIDEO: The Future of Imaging Informatics

SIIM Chair Paul Nagy, Ph.D., FSIIM, CIIP, associate professor of radiology and deputy director of the Technology Innovation Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine, discusses how informatics technology is changing medical imaging, and highlights SIIM's recent accomplishments and future endeavors.

VIDEO: The Future of Imaging Informatics
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Artificial Intelligence | July 06, 2017
VIDEO: Machine Learning and the Future of Radiology

Eliot Siegel, M.D., associate vice chair of diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine, vice chair of information systems, University of Maryland, and chief of radiology, VA Maryland Healthcare System, discusses how machine learning (aka artificial intelligence) is impacting radiology today and its role in the future.  Read the article “How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Medical Imaging.”  See examples of how AI can assess clinical images in the VIDEO “Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging Diagnostics.”

VIDEO: Machine Learning and the Future of Radiology
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Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2017
A Perspective on Enterprise Imaging Accessibility and Intelligence

In this video, NTT DATA Services describes enterprise imaging as the secure capture, retention, management, access and sharing of clinical images and associated data. The impact of dark data, disparate media and lack of consistent tools to access imaging are explored in terms of productivity and efficacy in a value-based care environment. This video discusses beyond the traditional VNA approach to explore ideas to consider in planning and how analytics as part of an enterprise strategy integrates into value-based care.

A Perspective on Enterprise Imaging Accessibility and Intelligence
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Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2017
VIDEO: Defining Enterprise Imaging — The HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup

James Whitfill, M.D., chief medical officer, Innovation Care Partners, and Christopher Roth, M.D., director of imaging informatics strategy, Duke Health, explain how the joint HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup is working to enhance collaboration between various medical specialties to improve patient care.

VIDEO: Defining Enterprise Imaging — The HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup
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Enterprise Imaging | July 03, 2017
VIDEO: Bridging the Transformation of Medicine

Rasu Shrestha, M.D., MBA, chief innovation officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), executive vice president, UPMC Enterprises and SIIM board of directors, discusses how the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) is leading the transformation of healthcare into value-based medicine.

VIDEO: Bridging the Transformation of Medicine
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Clinical Decision Support | June 29, 2017
VIDEO: Clinical Decision Support Requirements for Cardiac Imaging

Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Chicago, discusses the new CMS requirements for clinical decision support (CDS) appropriate use criteria (AUC) documentation in cardiac imaging starting on Jan. 1, 2018. He spoke at the 2017 American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) Today meeting. Read the article "CMS to Require Appropriate Use Criteria Documentation for Medical Imaging Orders."

VIDEO: Clinical Decision Support Requirements for Cardiac Imaging
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Enterprise Imaging | June 21, 2017
Konica Minolta Discusses Exa Enterprise Imaging Solution at SIIM 2017

Konica Minolta takes a top-down approach to looking at an entire facility and removing the departmental approach. Featured is the Exa Platform. It provides the infrastructure for managing data across the imaging workflow.

Konica Minolta Discusses Exa Enterprise Imaging Solution at SIIM 2017
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Information Technology | June 20, 2017
VIDEO: Translational and Reproducible Research in Medical Imaging

Alex Towbin, M.D., Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, discusses the growing importance of translational and reproducible research in medical imaging informatics at SIIM 2017. 

VIDEO: Translational and Reproducible Research in Medical Imaging
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Enterprise Imaging | May 10, 2017
Philips IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition

Philips' mission is to build intuitive, scalable and customizable products that can be easily adapted to customers' needs. This approach is the foundation for the new Philips IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition. For more information, visit www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/resources/landing/enterprise-imaging-solutions.

Philips IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition
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Enterprise Imaging | May 02, 2017
Mach7 Enterprise Imaging and Workflow Solutions

Mach7 offers an enterprise imaging platform built around neutrality. The platform is more than just a VNA. Eric Rice, chief technology officer, discusses the importance of workflow protocols.

Mach7 Enterprise Imaging and Workflow Solutions
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Enterprise Imaging | March 13, 2017
TeraMedica Presents Enterprise Imaging Strategies at RSNA 2016

TeraMedica, a division of Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, demonstrates Connext Mobile V2 and other new product features.

TeraMedica Presents Enterprise Imaging Strategies at RSNA 2016
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HIMSS | March 10, 2017
Editor's Choice of Most Innovative Technology at HIMSS 2017

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technology that was displayed on the expo floor at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting. The two most significant technology advances are discussed in Fornell's blog "Two Technologies That Offer a Paradigm Shift in Medicine at HIMSS 2017." This includes examples of artificial intelligence in Medical Imaging, radiology. 

 

 

Editor's Choice of Most Innovative Technology at HIMSS 2017
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Enterprise Imaging | March 03, 2017
VIDEO: How to Build An Enterprise Imaging System

Enterprise imaging system expert Louis Lannum was in charge of Cleveland Clinic's efforts to connect images and other data from 33 of its departments into a single, centralized database that could deliver the content through a viewer in the electronic medical record. He spoke on the key requirements for enterprise imaging systems at HIMSS 2017. Read the article and watch related videos at "RSNA Technology Report 2016: Enterprise Imaging."

VIDEO: How to Build An Enterprise Imaging System
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Artificial Intelligence | March 01, 2017
VIDEO: Expanding Role for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

Machine learning is now being commercialized in medical imaging products designed to help improve workflow efficiency and augment the clinical user, not replace them. Steve Holloway with the U.K.-based healthcare market intelligence firm Signify Research discussed the expanding roles of artificial intelligence in radiology at the 2017 HIMSS healthcare IT conference. He also offers examples of artificial Intelligence in medical imaging. Read the article “How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Medical Imaging.”

 

VIDEO: Expanding Role for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging
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Enterprise Imaging | February 02, 2017
NTT Data Services Transitions Clinical Imaging into Clinical Intelligence

Mitchell Goldburgh, enterprise imaging and analytics manager for NTT Data Services, formerly Dell Services, highlights how the company has transitioned clinical imaging from pure images into clinical intelligence at RSNA 2016.

NTT Data Services Transitions Clinical Imaging into Clinical Intelligence
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Enterprise Imaging | January 18, 2017
Technology Report: Enterprise Imaging 2016

Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr offers an overview of enterprise imaging advances at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2016.

Technology Report: Enterprise Imaging 2016
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Enterprise Imaging | January 18, 2017
Enterprise Imaging Helps Draw the Line on Fragmented Care

Watch this video to gain an understanding of the strategic purpose and clinical value of the enterprise imaging platform. Gain control of the custody of multispecialty images being acquired and managed inconsistently throughout your health system today. Learn how to convert image and information silos into collaborative assets to advance your transformation to value-based, connected care. 

Enterprise Imaging Helps Draw the Line on Fragmented Care
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Enterprise Imaging | January 18, 2017
Sectra Enterprise Image Management Solutions

Sectra provides industry-leading enterprise image management solutions comprising PACS for radiology, cardiology, and pathology, VNA and Cross Enterprise Workflow. Through 25 years of innovation and 1,700 installations, our experience in radiology has paved the way to deliver enterprise solutions that consolidate image handling and maintain workflow efficiency in the most image intense departments.

Sectra Enterprise Image Management Solutions
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Flat Panel Displays | January 08, 2017
EIZO Celebrates 45 Years of Expertise

EIZO is proud to be entering into its 45th year of expertise, meeting hospital demands worldwide in over 80 countries. This year we are excited to unveil a few never-seen before, brand new products.

Our newest release is the RadiForce RX660, a 30-inch 6 megapixel monitor ideal for multi-modality applications. With this monitor we’re introducing the new “Work-and-Flow” that benefits radiologists today in creating an efficient and cleaner workspace.

With the Work-and-Flow, you have access to two great features:

The “Hide-and-Seek” function enables users to easily hide the Picture-in-Picture window eliminating the need for an extra monitor while still being able to access reports, patient charts, and other information.

In another feature called the “Switch-and-Go”, users can move across two workstations.

The RX660 uses the DisplayPort 1.2 Daisy Chain Connectivity for a tangle-free, easy, single cable management – this means eliminating excess wires.

Also new this year, is the RadiForce GX550, a 21.3-inch 5 megapixel, FDA approved-monitor for viewing detailed digital breast tomosynthesis and mammography images. Like the RX660, this monitor also features EIZO’s ergonomic design features.

In our CuratOR surgical solutions area, we are featuring two new products that complement our industry leading operating room video management system that allows quick access to multiple image sources and flexible arrangements across different monitors. Different workflow scenarios can be pre-defined and recalled on demand with the simple touch of a touchscreen.

Our EIZ1000 mobile large monitor tower is a turnkey large monitor mounting alternative to costly ceiling suspensions. Its sleek design and easy maneuverability enables use in multiple surgical suites. The EIZ1000 can be installed with little to no downtime, and is the optimum solution for hospitals that do not have the infrastructure to support complex ceiling suspension. 

We are also expanding our OR portfolio with the release our new line of CuratOR surgical panels. These digital viewing systems consist of one or more integrated monitors – as well as IT and video management components that function as the central console in the operating room. Integrated into the hospital’s IT structure, it is ideal for work performed by operating room or nursing staff.  

Finally, we are showing our CuratOR SP2-24-49 HIS/PACS configuration for viewing images and documentation. This configuration contains a 24-inch touchscreen and a 49-inch monitor forming a space-saving combination of HIS and PACS station. Different applications are covered by just one device. The polished and sealed design allows for easy cleaning.

EIZO Celebrates 45 Years of Expertise
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PACS | January 08, 2017
VIDEO: Conserus Workflow Intelligence From McKesson Helps Improve Quality and Efficiency

A value based care mindset calls for a value based care toolset. Conserus Workflow Intelligence helps radiologists demonstrate their value to the rest of the enterprise. It’s a rules engine that helps you get information and tasks to the right people at the right time. With this automated solution in place, you can match demand to supply and use your available resources and talents most effectively.

This solution is flexible, configurable and vendor-neutral. It consolidates a radiologist’s entire set of everyday tasks into a dynamic worklist and uses up to 99 levels of priority to determine which ones should be read first. The user interface is color coded so users can easily see which studies are the most urgent. It’s also dynamic, so a study’s priority level automatically adjusts and it moves to the top of the list as it becomes more urgent. It can even be configured to send alerts if studies aren’t read within your defined time period. It helps you close communication loops between departments and facilities

Whether your healthcare system involves one facility with a single PACS, or is a complex, distributed environment, Conserus Workflow Intelligence can help you make impactful, measurable improvements in areas like turnaround times and case prioritization. And once you’ve measured your progress, you can easily reconfigure your rules so your workflows can get more efficient.

Conserus Workflow Intelligence helps you improve quality and efficiency, all within your regular PACS workflow. To learn more about how it can help you improve communication and turnaround times in your health system, watch this brief video. 

A value based care mindset calls for a value based care toolset. Conserus Workflow Intelligence helps radiologists demonstrate their value to the rest of the enterprise. It’s a rules engine that helps you get information and tasks to the right people at the right time. With this automated solution in place, you can match demand to supply and use your available resources and talents most effectively.

This solution is flexible, configurable and vendor-neutral. It consolidates a radiologist’s entire set of everyday tasks into a dynamic worklist and uses up to 99 levels of priority to determine which ones should be read first. The user interface is color coded so users can easily see which studies are the most urgent. It’s also dynamic, so a study’s priority level automatically adjusts and it moves to the top of the list as it becomes more urgent. It can even be configured to send alerts if studies aren’t read within your defined time period. It helps you close communication loops between departments and facilities

Whether your healthcare system involves one facility with a single PACS, or is a complex, distributed environment, Conserus Workflow Intelligence can help you make impactful, measurable improvements in areas like turnaround times and case prioritization. And once you’ve measured your progress, you can easily reconfigure your rules so your workflows can get more efficient.

Conserus Workflow Intelligence helps you improve quality and efficiency, all within your regular PACS workflow. To learn more about how it can help you improve communication and turnaround times in your health system, watch this brief video. 

VIDEO: Conserus Workflow Intelligence From McKesson Helps Improve Quality and Efficiency
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Radiation Oncology | January 05, 2017
Varian Showcases New Technologies at ASTRO 2016

Join Chris Toth, president, Oncology Systems Americas, for a look at Varian’s new product introductions and major initiatives highlighted at ASTRO this year:

  • The 360 Oncology care management platform, the first software system designed to integrate and coordinate integrates relevant health information so cancer patients and their care teams can collaborate on the best care. 360 Oncology brings together in a single platform, radiation, medical and surgical oncology, social services, primary care physicians, as well as the patient, to facilitate true collaborative and coordinated care.
  • HyperArc high definition radiotherapy, technology that unlocks the potential of using highly non-coplanar treatment strategies to usher in a new era of precision. HyperArc is designed to automate and simplify sophisticated treatments such as stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and make them available to more cancer patients around the world.
  • Varian’s cyber-security initiative, which is transforming the company’s software platforms to help maximize the security of patient information, maintain the integrity of treatment delivery, and enhance clinical uptime by helping defend against cyber-attacks.
Varian Showcases New Technologies at ASTRO 2016
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Business | December 23, 2016
VIDEO: Role of Medical Imaging in Value-Based Care

Kim Garriott, principal consultant for Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, explains the concept of value-based imaging and how it fits into healthcare reforms at RSNA 2016. Watch the related VIDEO "Value–based Imaging,” an interview with Daniel Berman, M.D., FACC, chief of Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology, professor of imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 
 

 

VIDEO: Role of Medical Imaging in Value-Based Care
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Quality Assurance (QA) | December 20, 2016
IBA Introduces its Global QA Platform, myQA

Learn more about myQA, IBA’s unique platform that connects QA applications, people, and know-how through a central database and the Cloud. It offers full support throughout all of your QA, and enables you access to the different software modules and all of your data from one intuitive interface – anywhere and anytime.

IBA Introduces its Global QA Platform, myQA
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RSNA 2016 | December 19, 2016
Editor’s Choice of Most Innovative New Technologies at RSNA 2016

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technologies being displayed on the expo floor at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2016 meeting. For key take away trends at RSNA, watch the video "Key Trends, New Technology at RSNA 2016."

Editor’s Choice of Most Innovative New Technologies at RSNA 2016
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CT Angiography (CTA) | December 19, 2016
VIDEO: Early U.S. Experience With FFR-CT in Evaluating ED Chest Pain Presentation

A discussion with Simon Dixon, M.D., MBChB, on the use of fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) to evaluate chest pain patients in the emergency department. He is chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Beaumont Health System and a professor of Medicine at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He discussed the first year of experience with FFR-CT at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2016 annual meeting. Read the article “Clinical Applications of FFR-CT.”

VIDEO: Early U.S. Experience With FFR-CT in Evaluating ED Chest Pain Presentation
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Artificial Intelligence | December 16, 2016
Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging Diagnostics

At RSNA 2016, the key buzzwords were “deep learning,” “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence.” Vendors and major academic centers are developing a wide array of artificial intelligence neuro networks to aid radiologists in clinical diagnosis and clinical decision support. Here are two examples of how the IBM Watson system examines a mammography and cardiac patient imaging studies. Watch the VIDEO “Development of Artificial Intelligence to Aid Radiology,” an interview with Mark Michalski, M.D., director of the Center for Clinical Data Science at Massachusetts General Hospital, explaining the basis of artificial intelligence in radiology.
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Examples of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging Diagnostics
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Radiation Dose Management | December 14, 2016
VIDEO: Radiation Dose Monitoring in Medical Imaging

Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, Ph.D., chief physicist and professor of radiology and radiological science at Johns Hopkins Hospital, explains the basics of medical imaging dose monitoring technologies. This includes monitoring and recording software meet new Joint Commission requirements, state dose laws and to improve patient safety regarding X-ray radiation exposure. Read the article “The Role of Dose Tracking Systems in Radiation Safety Programs.”
 

 

VIDEO: Radiation Dose Monitoring in Medical Imaging
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Neuro Imaging | December 12, 2016
VIDEO: Neuroimaging Advances at RSNA 2016

Max Wintermark, M.D., professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, explains trends and recent advances in neuroradiology at RSNA 2016.

VIDEO: Neuroimaging Advances at RSNA 2016
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