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3 Topics Shaping The Future Of Women’s Imaging

Breast imagers will have a wide variety of scientific content in women’s imaging to see at the RSNA 2020 virtual meeting. From efforts to personalize breast screening to cutting-edge techniques changing the way breast cancer is treated, researchers are working to improve the entire continuum of breast care. Some of the most popular topics at […]...

COVID-19 casts long shadow on women’s imaging

As with the rest of radiology, women’s imaging in 2020 has been marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in drastic drops in imaging volume. At the same time, nagging questions persist about whether mammography screening exams postponed due to COVID-19 could result in higher breast cancer rates later on. But researchers and readers […]...

Moderna says its covid-19 vaccine is nearly 95% effective

The news comes hot on the heels of an announcement last week from Pfizer, which reported that its own covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective. More good news: US drug company Moderna announced today that early trials of its covid-19 vaccine show that it is 94.5% effective. The news comes hot on the heels of a similar […]...

CMS STEPS UP WITH SUPPORT FOR NEW AI

Stakeholders consider the move important as new devices and treatments generally aren’t widely used until the US government authorizes payments for Medicare and Medicaid patients. New technology doesn’t really begin to change an industry landscape until someone is willing to pay for it, and AI in healthcare is no exception. To wit, a recent article […]...

Waves of attacks on US hospitals show a change in tactics for cybercriminals

United States hospitals were targeted by two major cybersecurity attacks this fall: the first taking down Universal Health Services, a chain of hundreds of hospitals, and the second by a group called UNC1878 threatening hundreds of individual health care facilities all around the country. Targeting health care institutions directly marks a new approach for cybercriminals. “We haven’t seen […]...

FBI, HHS warn of ‘increased and imminent’ cyber threat to hospitals

With the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, they describe some of the techniques that may be used by foreign groups that could be targeting hundreds of health systems with ransomware. In a joint alert sent Wednesday evening, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Health and […]...

Siemens aporta su inteligencia y conectividad para producir miles de respiradores

La multinacional alemana colabora con GPAInnova e Industria para salvar cientos de vidas El ventilador de emergencia ya está plenamente homologado por Sanidad El departamento de Reyes Maroto actúa de impulsor de proyectos publico-privados   Cada gran proyecto industrial que estos días recibe las homologaciones de las autoridades sanitarias para combatir el coronavirus ha contado […]...

AI COVID-19 An algorithm developed in a collaborative approach

The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing unprecedented system disruption and confronting healthcare professionals around the world with clinical and operational challenges. We believe the COVID-19 pandemic will significantly change healthcare systems. Specifically, it will serve as a catalyst for the development of more effective, efficient and, above all, more humane medicine. Coronaviruses (CoV) are […]...

How Artificial Intelligence Might Personalize Healthcare

You won’t find many doctors who went to medical school to become data clerks. But that’s what many have become. Sometimes with their backs to patients, they sit in front of a computer screen, typing and clicking. Some may try to carry on conversations with their patients as they input data. But it’s tough. Technology […]...