Leadership

This news channel page highlights examples of leadership in hospital and health systems. While healthcare leadership is often seen as the positions of chief executive officers, chief clinical officers, chief of staff, and chief information officers, it also can can be other individuals or the entire healthcare system that shows unique ways to enhance patient care and manage strategies, quality, safety and revenue initiatives.

A cancer-care technology company that was acquired by one of the world’s largest imaging OEMs a year ago has received an Investigational Device Exemption from the FDA.

Upon commissioning a business process improvement team to meticulously track interpretative uptime, a 13-radiologist group learned its members had been spending nearly as many hours navigating interruptions as reading images.

An international nonprofit medical society is teaming with a supplier of ultrasound contrast media to aid pediatric patients in Ukraine.

The capability could allow immediate alerting of CT technologists, who would adjust scan protocols or re-scan patients to optimize image quality prior to physician interpretation.

Radiologists across Europe have been finding AI algorithms useful for improving efficiency at some tasks—yet, overall, few have received AI-attributable workload relief.

A small medtech outfit in North Carolina is opening its trove of medical imaging datasets to academic researchers working to develop AI applications for healthcare.

There’s no shortage of educational resources for teaching radiologists at all learning levels the principles and particulars of medical AI, but the need for radiology-specific materials is pronounced, according to a study published June 23. 

A healthcare AI platform supplier headquartered in Scotland is collaborating on marketing with a San Francisco-based AI startup co-founded and -led by a radiologist.

Internal medicine researchers have developed a three-year learning track to train select residents in all things point-of-care ultrasound. 

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Emergency patients diagnosed with transient ischemic attack are supposed to receive, per multiple society guidelines, a complete imaging workup as soon as possible—preferably within 48 hours of ED discharge.

A top attractor of investors interested in medical imaging AI has drawn in a fresh $110 million.

Point-of-care ultrasound instruction that is less than comprehensive risks boosting trainees’ perceptions of relative proficiency without building their objective expertise in image interpretation.

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Ron Blankstein, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains recent advances in coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) technology. 

With the elevation of cardiac CT to a 1A indication in the 2021 Chest Pain Guidelines, there has been a large amount of interest in starting coronary artery CT angiography (CCTA) programs. 

Yet another lawsuit is taking aim at the Affordable Care Act, and 61 U.S. medical organizations have joined forces to speak out.

   
   
   
   
   
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