ORNL researchers use AI to improve mammogram interpretation


ORNL researchers use AI to improve mammogram interpretation

Very interesting read.

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Mobile Technology to Infiltrate Radiology Education


Like everything today mobile technology is advancing into the radiology education market. Here’s a very good article by Lisa Haar from DiagnosticImaging online, on the subject.

Mobile Technology to Infiltrate Radiology Education

Mobile Technology to Infiltrate Radiology Education – See more at: http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/mobile-technology-infiltrate-radiology-education#sthash.1ba9qIij.dpuf

Innovations in CT imaging of acute stroke


I found this article very informative and educational, and I wanted to share it.

Innovations in CT imaging of acute stroke: Adding value, reducing dose, improving consistency, by Anne Marie McLellan, DO, Idoia Corcuera-Solano, MD, and Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, MD, FACR.

Stroke remains a leading cause of mortality and permanent disability worldwide. Brain imaging plays a crucial role in early diagnosis and yields essential information regarding tissue integrity, a factor that is determinant in identifying patients likely to benefit from thrombolytic therapy. Readily available in most settings, computed tomography (CT) maintains a dominant role in the evaluation of patients with acute stroke. In this paper, we discuss several innovations in per- fusion and CT angiography of acute stroke, which have an impact on quality, consistency, and radiation dose.

Leading Radiological Technologist gets Punishment for Falsifying 1,300 Mammogram Reports


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Rachael-Rapraeger-Falsifying-1300-Mammogram-Reports

Authorities have announced up to six-month sentence in a state detention center for a former radiology technician after she admitted falsifying nearly 1,300 mammogram reports at a Georgia hospital.

Read more here: NewsTonight.co.za
I don’t understand how someone in our profession could put patients at risk!!

Thousands Exposed To Hepatitis C


 

I know this is an old story, just wondered if there is any update to this article.

Comments welcomed.

How A Hospital Worker Allegedly Hooked On Painkillers Might Have Exposed Thousands To Hepatitis C.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/radiology-technician-accused-of-infecting-patients-with-hepatitis-2012-8#ixzz24DligBky

Video Source: http://youtu.be/1Mt0GvDhUrc

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David Kwiatkowski

Update on David Kwiatkowski the medical technologist who infected dozens with hepatitis C virus.

Read the story here:
12/03/2013 Huff Post
David Kwiatkowski Sentenced: Addict Hospital Worker Infected Dozens With Hepatitis C