A team-based approach that involves assigning patients to two or three doctors and shifting one-fifth of patient demand to non-physician personnel may help relieve physician shortages, according to new research. The findings were published in Health Affairs.
CRAIC Technologies has launched searchable databases containing more than 8,000 Raman spectra. The system will allow users to search and compare spectral data with data acquired using the Apollo Raman microspectrometer.
Yearly CT or PET/CT to monitor patients with some eye cancers can be linked to a 0.9% to 7.9% increase in the risk of imaging-associated cancer, according to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology. The results were concordant with findings from earlier studies, researchers said, and MRI may be considered as a radiation-free alternative in identifying abnormal lesions that could be characterized by PET/CT.
Nocimed has received a U.S. patent for its technology that employs nuclear MR spectroscopy to assess pain and degenerative properties in tissue. The company said it has received a related patent in Australia and other patents are pending outside the U.S.