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Medical, Legal, and Practice
Inquest reveals 20-week delay in performing 'urgent' MRI scan
New Zealand's Health and Disability Commissioner site has published details about a patient who experienced a delay in cancer diagnosis following an "unacceptable" delay in receiving an MRI scan.
November 6, 2023
New guidance on dating apps and sexting gets mixed response
Healthcare professionals should not send sexual messages and images and should avoid using dating apps at work. But if they do use apps, they should hide their faces, and they should only sext people they know and trust, says new U.K. advice that has received a mixed response.
November 5, 2023
SERAM president puts focus on radiology and climate change
Dr. Asunción Torregrosa Andrés, president of the Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM), was an active participant at the recent I Forum of the Medical Alliance Against Climate Change, underlining the society's commitment to addressing climate change.
October 26, 2023
Imposter syndrome proves common among radiography students
Many radiography students experience frequent or intense feelings of imposter syndrome -- defined as the inability to believe that your success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved due to your efforts or skills. That's the conclusion of a U.K. study.
October 25, 2023
Siemens and Braunschweig hospital sign 10-year contract
Siemens Healthineers and Braunschweig Municipal Hospital have signed a 10-year contract for a new diagnostics and analysis facility. The deal is worth around 80 million euros.
October 18, 2023
Spain vows to join IDoR celebration on 8 November
The Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM) has revealed plans to celebrate the 12th edition of the International Day of Radiology (IDOR) on 8 November. It has published a special poster to promote the event, which is organized by the ESR.
October 12, 2023
ESR seeks candidates for 2nd vice-president post
The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is seeking candidates for the second vice-president position, with proposals being taken until 30 October. The successful candidate will need to commit up to 15 hours a week to the role and conduct a strategic review of the ESR's work.
September 24, 2023
IceCure highlights Spanish radiologist's EUSOBI presentation
IceCure Medical is highlighting that radiologist Dr. Lucía Graña-López, PhD, will present data on the company's ProSense system at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) scientific meeting, which begins in Valencia on 28 September.
September 24, 2023
Hologic and Bayer collaborate on contrast-enhanced mammography
Hologic and Bayer are entering into a partnership to deliver contrast-enhanced mammography to improve breast cancer detection for women across Europe, Canada, and the Asia Pacific region.
September 21, 2023
Imaging community prepares for #WorldDenseBreastDay
DenseBreast-info.org is getting ready to hold the second annual #WorldDenseBreastDay on 27 September.
September 14, 2023
Debate grows in Spain over value of lung cancer screening
The Spanish Society of Medical Radiology has made it clear it does not agree with a recent health technology assessment that has recommended not implementing low-dose CT screening for lung cancer.
September 10, 2023
How will Germany's health reforms affect radiology?
Interventional radiology must receive far greater consideration in Germany's new hospital reforms, according to a Q&A interview with Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessling, head of the German Roentgen Society's (DRG's) working group on the reforms.
September 7, 2023
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