The Future of Medical Imaging

Bruce J. Hillman and Jeff C. Goldsmith

in The Sorcerer's Apprentice

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Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780195386967
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322756 | DOI:
The Future of Medical Imaging

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Chapter 9 describes a vision of the future of radiology, focusing on the extraordinary possibilities for imaging to contribute to improved health, influenced by the transition of medical diagnosis and treatment to the molecular level, where much complex disease originates. It also provides readers with examples of how imaging could make care more convenient, safer, and more personalized than it is presently, as well as discussing the economic, regulatory, and cultural influences that will strongly influence whether the great potential of imaging will become reality.

Chapter.  14826 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Radiology ; Public Health and Epidemiology

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