TMC’s Hakan Jonsson plants flag on South Pole after epic adventure

Hakan Jonsson has ice in his veins: there can be no doubt of that. We’ve been following TMC’s very own extreme athlete over the last year as he prepared for one of the toughest races on earth. TMC was proud to support him on his journey, helping him to raise funds for Kids Reach 5, […]

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Interactive Radiology Sessions go “bi-weekly” for radiology departments and individuals

We’re delighted at the continued success of TMC Academy’s highly regarded Interactive Radiology Sessions and are pleased to announce that these ”live” webinars are now being conducted bi-weekly with some of the profession’s most highly regarded sub-specialist radiologists leading the courses. We’ve been running these sessions for a couple of years now after holding individual […]

Radiology lives: generalist or specialist? Why not both?

It is hard to ignore radiology’s ongoing debate about the merits of being a generalist or a (sub)specialist. But why not have both? That’s the message from a thought piece on the influential Farnam Street blog run by investor Shane Parrish. The article points out that Shakespeare, Leonardo Da Vinci and Johannes Kepler all managed […]

TMC trial leads to 27% increase in radiology reporting efficiency: full report available here

Earlier this month we reported on a trial of TMC’s Collaborative Diagnostic Network (CDxN) in Sweden which resulted in five hospitals in the Västra Götaland Region (VGR) improving radiology reporting efficiency by 27% after setting up an IT network to share magnetic resonance (MR) body cases across all the subspecialists. Discrepancy levels fell by 42%, […]

Clinical practice: should you get a foreigner to say it for you?

Being able to break things gently to a patient is one of the hallmarks of a good doctor. However, there are times in clinical practice when you need to quit beating about the bush. When that happens, recent research suggests you may be better off speaking in a language other than your mother tongue. Psychologists […]

Radiology lives: could untranslatable words affect how we think?

Eskimos are (controversially) said to have hundreds of words for snow. Now, a University of East London psychology lecturer has speculated that maybe there could be value in looking more closely at these kinds of foreign words that cannot be translated. Tim Lomas has established the Positive Lexicography Project to catalogue words that do not […]