Category: Expert blog (6 items)
Advanced ‘toolkit’ for quality optimization in mammography
Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women and accounts for about 25% of all cancer cases and 15% of all cancer deaths (1). Especially in the European Union, it accounts for 29% of female cancer (2). Mammography is the basic imaging examination used to detect changes in the breast tissue, diagnose and manage patients with breast disorders...
November 19, 2020
History of clinical auditing for radiology and its evolution to B-QUAADRIL for Belgium
Worldwide there has been a tendency to establish quality systems and introduce appropriate quality audits. However, the concept of clinical audit is not new and has long been applied in other fields of health care, e.g. surgery.
May 20, 2020
Low dose CT for imaging of the extremities: How low is “low”?
Subtle and complex fractures are often a challenging diagnostic problem in daily clinical practice, which makes the correct diagnosis, and consequently the proper treatment, a difficult task. So when using low dose CT for extremity imaging, the question is: how low can it go?
March 03, 2020
DOSE outside DOSE
The major problem with implementing a new tool within a hospital is time. Healthcare operators are already so busy! This time problem can become so big that it may limit the number of operators who become active users. How can this be avoided? How can Qaelum help you?
February 05, 2020
Reject Analysis: pictures or it didn’t happen
As a radiographer in general radiology, we are familiar with famous sentences like ‘let me take one more, just to be sure’ or ‘I think this is not Lateral enough to visualize the pathology’. If you work in a radiology department, you’ll certainly have experienced ...
November 05, 2019