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You can have an MRI with a pacemaker, but you’ll need to be cautious

You can have an MRI with a pacemaker, as almost all pacemakers are now considered safe for magnetic resonance imaging. However, you’ll still need to be cautious and talk with your doctor about your pacemaker before any medical procedure. This article was medically reviewed by John Osborne, MD, PhD, and […]
You can have an MRI with a pacemaker, but you’ll need to be cautious
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A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she’s already testing it on animals

A brush with death inspired ex-Facebook and Google executive Mary Lou Jepsen to embark on her latest initiative as the founder of a San Francisco-based startup called Openwater. Jepsen is working on devices that are akin to portable, miniature MRIs which could do everything from observing the effects of a […]
A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she’s already testing it on animals
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Facebook is trying to use AI to make MRI scans ten times faster

Facebook is trying to use AI to make MRI scans up to 10x faster. The social network’s AI lab has teamed up with the NYU School of Medicine for a new research project. The company has access to 3 million magnetic resonance images from 10,000 clinical cases. Facebook wants to […]
Facebook is trying to use AI to make MRI scans ten times faster
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Digital disruption in radiology — will it put doctors out of work?

CHICAGO —  Medical imaging has been one of the areas in healthcare most ripe for digital disruption. “Phase 1 has already occurred,” Don Woodlock, senior vice president and general manager for Enterprise Imaging at GE Healthcare, told Business Insider. “There’s no film, images come off of all these modalities and get put […]
Digital disruption in radiology  —  will it put doctors out of work?