Tag Archives: imaging

Nanoparticles for Tumor Imaging and Cancer Urine Testing

Scientists at MIT have announced that they developed novel nanoparticles to detect cancer in urine samples. As well as detecting the presence of tumors, the nanoparticles can also accumulate at tumor sites and function as an imaging agent, helping to identify their location. These multifunctional particles could be very useful for routine cancer screening and… Read More »

Coronavirus: Imaging equipment ‘woefully underfunded’

Radiologists say they are “very concerned” patients may not be cured of serious illnesses when demand for services increases, due to a lack of imaging equipment in the UK. The president of the Royal College of Radiologists has warned the service had been “woefully underfunded”. She said cleaning requirements because of coronavirus would reduce capacity.… Read More »

One-third of U.S. facilities are using AI in aiding imaging studies

A third of American hospitals and imaging centers are already implementing artificial intelligence, machine learning or deep learning in radiology. About another third plan on adopting it within the next two years, according to respondents to a survey, the results of which were recently released by an industry research organization. The survey of 207 imaging… Read More »

4 steps to help imaging accelerate the shift to value-based care

Value-based care programs are being introduced increasingly on a global level. However, progress is slow as many hospitals are unclear where to start. While radiology is among one of the most impacted specialties in the shift to value-based care through changes in the reimbursement scheme, imaging-specific metrics are still largely undefined. This presents radiology leaders… Read More »