Jeff Hall

Senior Editor, Diagnostic Imaging


Colorectal Cancer Screening: Could a Lower Age Threshold Reveal Greater Screening Disparities?

June 30, 2022

In a large study looking at the use of colorectal cancer screening techniques (including computed tomography (CT) colonography) between 2000 and 2018, researchers found that the 50 to 54 age group had the lowest increases in screening and a significantly higher chasm of racial and socioeconomic disparities in comparison to other age groups.

Could an MRI-Based Machine Learning Model Facilitate Enhanced Detection of Alzheimer's Disease?

June 22, 2022

New research suggests that an emerging predictive biomarker, derived from a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans and a machine learning algorithm, has significantly greater accuracy than previously established measurements for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.

Essential Questions for Assessing Artificial Intelligence Vendors in Radiology

June 21, 2022

In a recent video interview, abdominal radiologist Sonia Gupta, MD discussed key principles in assessing potential alliances with artificial intelligence (AI) vendors and the potential of AI to alleviate the time-consuming, administrative aspects of patient care.

Study Finds Key Benefits and Low Use of Pre-Op MRI for Patients Having Surgery for Prostate Cancer

June 17, 2022

Despite increased use of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in recent years for patients undergoing surgery for prostate cancer, a study found that over 70 percent of a large Medicare population with prostate cancer did not have a preoperative MRI scan as of 2015.