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Imaging Innovations Are Off to the Races

Digital motion x-rays. Pocket-sized ultrasound scanners that plug into smartphones. Open, rotating MRI machines. While most recent imaging innovations are related to advanced software solutions such as improved scanning techniques or machine-learning technologies, hardware is also becoming more versatile in … Read More

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

They say that you don’t appreciate what you’ve got until it’s gone, and this is certainly true when it comes to the human body. Aging causes atrophy and loss of elasticity of many systemic tissues ranging from those that make … Read More

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Artificial Intelligence and Its Role in Musculoskeletal Imaging: Yay or Nay?

The Term “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” Scientists have been working on artificial intelligence since the middle of the last century; however, the term “artificial intelligence” did not come into usage until a bit later.  The term “artificial intelligence” was coined in … Read More

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Telehealth Trends in the Time of COVID-19

From ATMs to PTMs I vividly remember the first day I walked into the bank and saw that there were no longer any people working behind the counter. Instead, I waited in line for my turn to interact with a … Read More

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Pixel Art – How To Master Medical Image Labelling

Enhanced by the use of smartphones and social media, the amount of digital image content has exploded in a very short time. Not only is image data omnipresent, but we are continuously presented with unrealistic expectations regarding image quality and … Read More

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Can you hear me?

In the last few weeks, how often have you asked, “Can you hear me?”  I feel like it is the sentence spoken most often while working from home. It is funny how many meetings now start with this question instead … Read More

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As Coronavirus Storm Accelerates, So Do AI-Driven Innovations

AI technology has slowly become part of the fabric of medical care. This integration has come in uneven dribbles and trickles, often delayed by a natural reticence to adopt new technologies, lack of infrastructure or training, cost, and sluggish FDA … Read More

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Working Without Missing a Beat

Software engineers and data scientists are known for working from the basement, in the dark, without sunlight or social interaction – basically socially awkward vampires to the rest of the world. Perfect conditions for working from home. As with any … Read More

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«Same Difference»

When humans are talking or writing, they are not as precise as you would think. Usually, this is no issue because the meaning is implied by the context and if not, the other participants will enquire to achieve understanding. Problem … Read More

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Do You Think You May Have COVID-19? Ask CovBot

A photo of an exhausted Italian nurse, collapsed face down in front of a laptop still wearing her mask, gloves, and other protective gear, went viral after a colleague posted it to her social media. Hospitals in Italy have been … Read More

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