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COVID-19 Preparedness for Nuclear Labs

COVID-19 Preparedness for Nuclear Labs

A recent ASNC webinar on the topic of COVID-19 preparedness for nuclear labs featured a panel of experts in the field. The session explored how to address the pandemic within your nuclear department. Here’s a closer look: Before the Imaging Procedure Here in the US, we’re faced with multiple challenges

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How to disinfect Digirad equipment for COVID-19

Digirad Disinfecting Procedures

Disinfection of Digirad products should be done accordance with local institution protocols for surface disinfection. Before and after each patient, taking care to disinfect any patient-contacting or user-contacting surfaces. Digirad recommends using accepted disinfecting cleaners used in the local institution. Cleaners must be nonabrasive liquid cleaning materials to be applied

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COVID-19 Resources for Nuclear Cardiologists & Radiologists

Nuclear Medicine departments and providers are being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in unprecedented ways. We’re closely monitoring the latest developments, and in this post we take a look at four areas that are impacting nuclear cardiology. COVID-19 Best Practices & Preparedness for Nuclear Cardiologists ANSC held an informative webcast

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Cardiology

Real Ways That Artificial Intelligence Will Change Cardiology

Artificial intelligence is developing rapidly in medicine, including in the field of cardiology. If you’ve been to conferences in the last couple of years, you’ve probably seen presentations on some aspect of artificial intelligence. Quite simply, AI involves computer systems performing tasks that usually require human intelligence. They do this

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The SNMMI Value Initiative: What You Need to Know

The SNMMI Value Initiative: What You Need to Know

Have you heard of the SNMMI Value Initiative? Founded by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), the Value Initiative includes an industry alliance, of which Digirad is a member, providing a forum for the industry to work in partnership. We are excited by the strategic vision for

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What Is the Difference Between SPECT and PET Imaging for Cardiology?

Cardiac imaging is a critical technology, particularly as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality for most developed nations. While SPECT remains the leading modality for cardiac imaging, PET has continued to see growing interest. Naturally, patients and physicians want to know if one is better than the other

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