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1 hr ago | Huntington News

Marshall Medical Outreach teams with Cabell Huntington Hospital for women's health event

Marshall Medical Outreach, a medical student-led organization that provides free medical care to the homeless and unemployed population in the area, recently teamed with Cabell Huntington Hospital , the CHH Breast Health Center and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide an afternoon of health and wellness events for more than two dozen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hospital impact

The evolution of PACS

As the healthcare industry increasingly adopts new accountable care payment models, providers must determine the most cost-effective ways to deliver quality patient care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business North

Essentia adds seven to area facilities

Dr. Kirstin LeSage has joined the Palliative Care Department at Essentia Health-St.

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Related Topix: Medicine, St. Germain, WI, Nursing

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings on Pneumonia Detailed by H. Sumikawa and Co-Authors...

The ethical review boards of the five institutions that contributed cases waived the need for informed consent for retrospective review of patient records and images."

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Related Topix: Medicine

Star Tribune

Minnesota doctors now must report dense breast tissue to catch cancer

New Minnesota mandate requires doctors to notify women following mammograms if they have dense breast tissue, which can fool the screening test and miss tumors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sacramento, CA, Health, Breast Cancer

Sys-Con Media

LEARN to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients

With increases expected in the aging patient population and in incidences of diabetes and obesity, the Society of Interventional Radiology offers its Lower Extremity Arterial RevascularizatioN meeting, Oct. 9-11 in Endovascular specialists and interested residents and fellows will be able to gain state-of-the-art data and technical insight in ... (more)

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Nottingham Evening Post

30m scheme to speed up transfer of x-rays

PATIENT care is to be improved by a 30 million scheme which will give medics at Nottingham's hospitals faster access to x-rays and other medical images.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scientific Blogging

X-Rays Only Detect 20 Percent Of Lung Cancer Cases

Current x-ray examinations capture only 20 percent of cases but there is a better way, according to Norwegian researchers.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine

Hispanic Business

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Volpara Solutions' Clear Vision in...

Volpara Solutions offers an innovative range of volumetric breast imaging solutions for the early detection of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Newswise

Top Radiologists and Medical Physicist Honored at RLI Leadership Summit

David C. Levin, MD, FACR, Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, FACR, and Richard L. Morin, PhD, FACR, are the 2014 recipients of the Radiology Leadership Institute A Leadership Luminary Award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, New York, Brooklyn (Jacksonville, FL), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

Sys-Con Media

Center for Diagnostic Imaging Names Rick Long as President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Long has served as CDI's COO for the past three years, prior to which he held business development and operating leadership positions within the organization since joining in 2004.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine

Plymouth Township Observer

Hospital earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation, offers CT screenings for $50

The Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Detroit Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newswise

Radiologists to Tackle Today's Critical Leadership Challenges at 2015 RLI Expedition

Radiology professionals who want to grow and develop as leaders in today's dynamic health care environment will embark on a unique, three-day leadership challenge at the Radiology Leadership InstituteA Expedition Feb. 13A -15, 2015, at the OMNI Dallas Hotel.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit

PhysOrg Weblog

Lung cancer is rarely detected by current X-ray procedures

Joanna Kristiansen , Trond Mogens Aalokken and Anne Catrine Traegde Martinsen have developed a new method that detects cancer far better than the current, old-fashioned x-ray procedure.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Norway, Europe, World News, Medicine

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Woman dies after her doctor 'completely FORGOT' to tell her she had breast cancer

A specialist radiologist told the doctor that the woman's x-ray showed a tendon tear that appeared 'highly suggestive of metastasis' A scathing report after the woman's death told the GP to review his practice and audit his clinical files to ensure he didn't miss more cancer cases A doctor has been ordered to apologise to the family of a New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Renton Reporter

Renton is home to state's only upright MRI

Recently, Center for Diagnostic Imaging held an open house at their Renton outpatient medical imaging center.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA, Medicine

Lincoln Daily News

Dangerous Boobs Tour comes to Lincoln

Lincoln native Chiqeeta Verban Jameson will be in Lincoln on Monday to help educate women about a dense-breast tissue and breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, IL, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Structured and templated reporting: An overview

Act of 2009 provide for significant investments in electronic health records . Electronic health records are being pushed in the belief that capturing and analyzing structured information will improve medical decision making, with an associated improvement in patient outcomes.1 However, most radiology reports are currently free-text documents, much ... (more)

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OUPblog

Radiology and Egyptology: insights from ancient lives at the British Museum

Egyptian mummies continue to fascinate us due to the remarkable insights they provide into ancient civilizations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

Laboratory Network .com

Intrinsic Imaging Awarded International Phase II Study For Novel Vascular Medical Device

Intrinsic Imaging, an FDA audited, ISO 13485 and 9001 certified imaging core lab specializing in providing imaging core lab services for clinical trials, announced today that it has been awarded an international Phase II study for a novel vascular medical device.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

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