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Ultrasound

Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study
Could help reduce the shortage of capable ultrasound users, support timely diagnoses
X-ray reveals how COVID-19 makes the body attack itself
New insight on musculoskeletal injuries, such as 'covid toes'
Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March
The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems
No-show rate hit 55% in medical imaging during the peak of pandemic
A fivefold increase in missed appointments were seen across all modalities
Mindray opens refurbishment program for ultrasounds, monitors and anesthesia machines
Clinicians with limited budgets will be able to access quality systems at affordable prices
EXACT Therapeutics and GE to develop ultrasound probe for ACT sonoporation
Could yield wide range of applications, from chemotherapy to neurological conditions
Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
ENDRA Life Sciences and GE Healthcare extend collaboration
Assessing fatty liver disease via ultrasound in a way that is comparable to MR
How handheld ultrasound can achieve mainstream adoption
Ultra-portability, relatively low cost, and ease of disinfection have caused high demand during the pandemic
Radiology editorial board highlights top research papers of 2020
Many papers focus not just on COVID-19 but other issues investigated by the medical imaging community
Critical vulnerability makes GE radiological devices vulnerable to hacking
The vulnerability lies in the default passwords of GE's product management software
Neuroradiologist outlines plan to improve global healthcare at RSNA
Most of the world still lacks access to radiology services
Konica Minolta debuts point-of-care ultrasound, remote reading platform at RSNA
Unveils SONIMAGE HS2 Compact Ultrasound System and the Exa Gateway remote reading platform
Solving revenue capture for POCUS - The importance of workflow management
Insights from Dr. John Hipskind, ultrasound GME director and ultrasound fellowship director at Kaweah Delta Medical Center
Portable ultrasound key in solving imaging’s 'wicked problem'
Understanding the incentives for bringing imaging where it's needed most
Butterfly Network to merge with Longview Acquisition in $1.5 billion deal
Deal is expected to increase adoption of Butterfly handheld ultrasounds
Handheld ultrasound training goes a long way in a short time
A four-hour geriatric imaging workshop at Penn Medicine dramatically improved confidence
Gates Foundation funds Caption Health's AI-guided ultrasound system
Aims to help non-specialists assess lung abnormalities

Ultrasound Features In Print

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Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health