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Reflecting on an imaging milestone with a look into its AI future

How healthcare has evolved from the first clinically useful image to a library of images analyzed by AI In August 1980, a team from Scotland made a breakthrough in imaging. Setting [...]

The Midwife’s Assistant

She’s spent decades helping pregnant women cross mountainous terrain to get to the local health center — this year she was recognized for the first time Hours from the nearest city, [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease: This scan has the potential to make the difference in patient care

Researchers present interim results from the Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study at 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in London   When German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer discovered the disease [...]

Is the AI trend why doctors of the future may know code?

Or at least the basics, as data and algorithms are unleashed in their service On any given day, radiologists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and across the country view thousands of [...]

When It Comes to Breast Health, One Size Does Not Fit All

The significant role ultrasound played in this woman’s fight against breast cancer.   “It’s 2017. How are women still falling through the cracks?” asks Gail Zeamer. Gail was one of those [...]

An ultrasound designed for rural Africa is now helping moms in Europe

According to the World Health Organization, 70 percent of medical equipment designed in developed nations does not work in developing world facilities. However, the opposite does not always hold true. Pregnant [...]

Healthcare needs moonshots. This is what a digital one looks like

By combining digital and industrial, software and hardware, minds and machines, we can transform data into actionable insights to improve lives around the world By: David Hale and Dr. Michael Blum [...]

From Mayday to minimally invasive: How one pilot’s stroke risk nearly ended his career

The physician and the unheard of heart procedure with a potentially massive impact that came to the rescue An airline pilot in his early 60s had grown accustomed to taking blood [...]

Tiny fingers, huge miracle, and the doctor who made it possible

As Dr. Shih began the C-section, a small hand reached out to him Tiny fingers grasping a doctor’s hand. Real strength, an incredible photo, and an even more powerful story. Dr. [...]

Paris Unveils the World’s First “Haute Comfort” Mammogram

A team of women just created the world’s first comfortable mammogram in a city known for forgoing comfort for fashion with 71 percent of patients rating notably better comfort during their [...]

A New Zealand Company Provides The Truth For Serum Used In Biopharmaceuticals

When most people think about vaccines, they don’t think about cows. But fetal bovine serum (FBS), a blood byproduct of the meat industry, is a crucial building block for vaccines. So [...]

Could risk sharing mean better caring? This health system thinks it can find $1B in efficiencies in a new collaboration

Jefferson Health and GE Healthcare test out a new risk-sharing relationship, aimed at transforming the patient experience With unprecedented levels of patient demand and increasing cost pressures, many academic health systems [...]
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