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Artificial Intelligence plays an important role in Radiology

In Chicago at the Radiological Society of North America, experters said nowadays artificial intelligence are useful for radiologists which helps to improve medical imaging and speed up the reading of x rays and other scans. 
    
On Tuesday a tech company Infervision, introduced an AI platform which is helpful for radiologists to detect and diagnose stroke faster. It improves medical image analysis. 

FDA approved new blood test for Brain injuries

Researchers introduced new blood test which helps to detect concussion in adults which has been approved by FDA. This blood test id quick, effective and it helps to reduce patients exposure to radiation. 

Philips is expanding its products range in radiology

Recently Philips announced three new products and services related to radiology which includes 3D printed models, a new CT Scanner and extension of partnership with Banner Health.

Philips announced agreements with industry leaders 3D Systems and Stratasys. It enables the radiologists to quickly produce 3D printed models to understand patient anatomy more accurately. Intellispace Portal 10 is the first advanced visualization platform to feature 3D modeling application which helps to creating and exporting 3D models into the clinical workflow.

Cloud Based Image Sharing Improves Efficiency   

Researchers in the American College of Radiology  found high efficacy of cloud - based image sharing in a mammography department. Radiologists should invest in cloud - based image sharing software for departmental workflow purposes. Early days, images are obtained by faxing request to other institutions and waiting for mail, which can delay report. Recently cloud - based image technology open more efficient options for examination transfer between institutions.

Outsourcing Teleradiology Reporting Services to India

India has achieved a high rank on grounds of progression in various economic sectors and has always been looked upon as an attractive destination for commercial ventures. With the advancement in broadband communications and the Internet, providing professional services through that medium  has become a value route for India to move up in the economic value chain. The scenario has influenced  the growth of offshore back office services like Radiology Outsourcing.

How Clinics/Hospitals/Imaging Centers Can Benefit from Teleradiology

Hospitals, Clinics, Imaging centers are having distinguished benefits from the use of teleradiology reporting services. These benefits are applicable even if the centers are having a low volume of radiology studies. Some of the key benefits are listed below. 

  1. Teleradiology services offer provision of sub-specialty opinion and support which may be beyond the skills of an existing team. 

  2. Provision of after hour services which relieve radiologists from the burden of being on-calls at night.