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  •  Is breast screening beneficial for sickly older women?

    Is breast screening beneficial for sickly older women?

    Kate Madden Yee - www.auntminnie.com | September 06, 2019


    Screening mammography doesn't benefit women 75 and older who have chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, according to a new study published September 6 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The finding is sure to generate more debate over whether older women should be screened. Read More
  •  Machine learning detects radiology reports requiring follow-up imaging

    Machine learning detects radiology reports requiring follow-up imaging

    Matt O'Connor - www.healthimaging.com | September 04, 2019


    ​A model utilizing natural language processing and machine learning can accurately detect radiology reports that demand follow-up imaging, reported researchers of a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging. Read More
  • CT radiomics uses immunohistology to detect thyroid cancer

    CT radiomics uses immunohistology to detect thyroid cancer

    Staff writers - www.auntminnie.com | September 04, 2019


    ​Researchers from China have developed a radiomics model capable of identifying on CT scans various immunohistochemical (IHC) characteristics associated with thyroid cancer. The model could bolster the noninvasive evaluation of thyroid nodules, according to an article recently published online in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
  • 3D printing cuts surgery time for eye socket repair

    3D printing cuts surgery time for eye socket repair

    Abraham Kim - www.auntminnie.com | September 04, 2019


    ​Examining 3D-printed models based on head CT scans enabled clinicians to customize implants required for eye socket fracture repair and reduce the time to complete the surgery by roughly 50% in a new study, recently published online in Academic Radiology. Read More
  • Cost-effective solutions for healthcare IT deficiencies

    Cost-effective solutions for healthcare IT deficiencies

    James D'Arezzo - www.dotmed.com | September 03, 2019


    ​Managing healthcare these days is as much about managing data as it is about managing patients themselves. The tsunami of data washing over the healthcare industry is a result of technological advancements and regulatory requirements coming together in a perfect storm. But when it comes to saving lives, the healthcare industry cannot allow IT deficiencies to become the problem rather than the solution. Read More