5 hrs ago
Eagle Ridge Hospital now offering infertility test
By Sarah Payne - The Tri-City News Published: May 22, 2013 8:00 AM Updated: May 22, 2013 8:41 AM Eagle Ridge Hospital recently became one of the few sites in the Lower Mainland to offer the hysterosalpingogram , which can identify the cause of a woman's inability to become pregnant.
13 hrs ago
Accenture Helps NHS Radiologists Exchange Medical Images in the Cloud
Using Accenture Clinical Services , the new platform enables clinicians to store, access and exchange patient and diagnostic information from virtually anywhere, over a highly secure infrastructure.
Tue May 21, 2013
Study Supports Using Low-Dose CT Scans to Spot Early Lung Cancer
Finding early signs of lung cancer was once next to impossible, but a new study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that screening with low-dose CT scans may help spot the beginnings of disease in high-risk patients.
Fri May 17, 2013
SVMC Pet Unit Reaccredited
The American College of Radiology recently reaccredited Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Positron Emission Tomography unit.
Meet Maggie: Clear eyes. Full heart. And a walking medical time bomb
By Frank Erickson, MD, of Pendleton, Oregon. Frank is a Radiologist from Pendleton, who toured with the Mad As Hell Doctors in 2011 through eastern Oregon.
Thu May 16, 2013
Medical News Today
Emphasis On X-Ray Quality Spurs Adoption Of Computed And Digital...
The increasing popularity of retrofit systems fuels market growth The need to improve the efficiency and quality of X-ray examinations will drive healthcare facilities across Europe to install computed radiography and digital radiography systems.
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This week at Saudi Health 2013, GE Healthcare is presenting its latest medical innovations and broad portfolio of solutions offerings in oncology, cardiology, women's healthcare, services, performance and hospital solutions.
Vascular Solutions' Management Presents at Bank of America Merrill...
Vascular Solutions, Inc. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference Call May 15, 2013 8:00 PM ET at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Wed May 15, 2013
Globe and Mail
Radiologists defend Quebec's mammogram machines
A first-of-its kind study examined the effectiveness of three types of breast cancer screening devices used in Canada.
Western morning News
Praise and reassurance from Plymouth doctor after Angelina Jolie mastectomy news
A LEADING city consultant has praised Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie for talking about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.
Westville to honor graduates
A radiologist who introduced nuclear medicine to central Illinois, a real estate developer and entrepreneur, and an astrophysicist who pioneered a new technique to detect far-away supernovae are the first inductees to Westville High School's Wall of Fame.
Tue May 14, 2013
Globe and Mail
Ontario should be lauded for junking obsolete mammography equipment
It is a victory for evidence-based health care. It also sends an important message that quality matters in a country that too often values volume over quality.
If my wife had known about BRCA, she might be alive today
If my wife's OBGYN had told her about the BRCA test, my wife might be alive today.
Use of serum C reactive protein and procalcitonin concentrations in...
Use of serum C reactive protein and procalcitonin concentrations in addition to symptoms and signs to predict pneumonia in patients presenting to primary care with acute cough: diagnostic study.
Digital mammography cancer detection rates may vary significantly
Digital direct radiography is significantly more effective than computed radiography at detecting breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology .
Mon May 13, 2013
The Morning Call
Easton Hospital now offering 3-D breast exams
The hospital now is offering 3-D mammography , called breast tomosynthesis, for breast cancer screening.
Ontario to swap mammogram devices based on study
A type of digital mammography that is done in real time is better at detecting breast cancer in women than a delayed computed version, a large Ontario study suggests.
RLI Annual Event to Feature New RLI-Kellogg Leadership Development Program
As healthcare moves from a volume to a value proposition, building better, more efficient patient care is increasingly important.
Quantitative Insights Appoints Keith Tipton as Chief Executive Officer
Quantitative Insights Inc. today announced that Keith Tipton has joined the company as chief executive officer.
Sun May 12, 2013
Australian BREAST Moves Overseas
A web-based training tool for reading mammograms developed by researchers at the University of Sydney's Health Sciences faculty is poised to be implemented by breast screening services across the globe.