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MITA Calls for Strengthened Enforcement of Medical Device Remanufacturing

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has written a letter that calls for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) to strengthen its guidance on medical device remanufacturing and urged the agency to take the necessary steps to properly enforce the...

Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

GE Healthcare Introduces New CT System

GE Healthcare has unveiled Revolution Ascend[i] with Effortless Workflow, offering clinicians a collection of artificial intelligence technologies that automate and simplify time-consuming tasks to increase operational efficiency and free up time for clinicians to...

United Imaging uCT ATLAS Earns FDA Clearance

United Imaging has announced FDA clearance for the uCT ATLAS, the latest in the company’s computed tomography (CT) portfolio of scanners and the 25th FDA clearance for the company overall.

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Perception is not always reality

Perception is not always reality

For radiologists it is difficult to appreciate all that is visible. When they are looking for one abnormality they can completely miss another. Researchers call this phenomenon “inattentional blindness.”

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AI: Seeing What’s Next

AI: Seeing What’s Next

Recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are enabling doctors to see and also predict previously unidentified patterns within medical and biological data that can inform individualized disease prevention and care. It can also be used for biomedical discovery.

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AI: Seeing What’s Next

AI Results Drift: 10×10=105?

AI and machine learning algorithms will need to be monitored and the risk of “drift” must be acknowledged to promote trust and confidence that 10×10 will equal 100! 

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AI: Seeing What’s Next

Market Forces and AI in Imaging

Useful, adaptive technology, innovative change management processes, value added in stream workflow will lead to a breakdown of the current antiquated power structures and unleash an AI imaging revolution.

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AI: Seeing What’s Next

ADT, What is Your Status?

The U.S. federal government spent $35 billion to create electronic medical records (EMR) and digital information for coordination of care and payment. Admissions, discharge and transfer (ADT) are the three statuses within the health care EMR.

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Algorithms and Biorhythms

Algorithms and Biorhythms

The most used form of comprehensive systematic analysis among Joint Commission-accredited organizations is root cause analysis, a process for identifying variation in performance, including the occurrence or possible occurrence.

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Seeing Color and Diversity with Imaging AI

Seeing Color and Diversity with Imaging AI

Considering the growing role that AI plays in organizations’ business processes, in the development of products and in the products themselves, the lack of diversity in AI and the invisibility of people of color will grow into a cascade of crises.

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Fog and Health Care at Home

Fog and Health Care at Home

Accepting change in health care is not easy. To understand the health care of tomorrow we must teach our doctors and nurses to trust the information they are using to make decisions.

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Auscultation and Remote AI

Auscultation and Remote AI

An AI-powered stethoscope at one’s home could give a peace of mind to parents. In the long run it could also save time for doctors and money for hospitals.

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