Top 3 Trends in Radiology for 2020
In 2020, radiology innovations will center around 3 main concepts: the use of AI, Data Sharing for Care Coordination, and Improving Patient Experience, which includes using portable x-ray machines to reduce the amount of times the patient has to be moved.
With 2020 fully underway, it’s time to look at the trends in radiology which will impact the industry this year. What innovations will 2020 bring to the imaging community to shape the future?
Read more about the trends to watch in radiology this year.
X-ray machines have been around for a long time. But what makes them so important?
X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that can pass through the parts of the body and produce shadow-like images of bones and other body organs. An x-ray procedure can help doctors diagnose, monitor, and treat many medical conditions.
Why an American Made portable x-ray system matters
Many of us have heard for years the terms “Made in America” or “Made in the USA” and maybe it makes us feel safer, more patriotic or just plain better. The terms are used for a variety of products throughout a wide range of industries but do we really know how something “Made in America” affects the actual product?
Perhaps if we’re talking about something as simple as a pen, pencil, tape, or garden hose, etc. then yes, we still feel a sense of pride to know it’s made in America. However, when we’re talking about products with a more significant impact on our lives and health then the term takes on a whole new level of importance.