New uses for an existing technology—dual-energy CT (DECT)—can help improve confidence and specificity for certain diagnoses, according to researchers from the University of California–San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering.
Mike Ryan at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Midwest Healthcare Network—also known as VISN23—is proud of his team’s work on deploying a “deconstructed PACS” across the network’s 11 facilities. Still, Ryan, who is informatics coordinator of the imaging service line, would rather talk about the honor of working with his fellow VA employees to “serve those who have served.”
Researchers have identified several potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers that indicate the presence and risk of malignancy, according to new research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
What’s the value of moving to an enterprise PACS? According to Sundeep Rao, vice president and general manager of cardiology at Nashville, Tenn.-based Change Healthcare, the value lies in improved care, lower costs, and reduced complexity.
Stamatia Destounias, MD, attending radiologist at Rochester, N.Y.’s Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, tells AXIS Imaging News that in states across the country, breast density laws contain variations in language, including verbiage that focuses on supplemental screening.