Diagnostic imaging has progressed very quickly and has greatly contributed to clinical medicine.
Large-sized medical imaging systems including CT and MRI have become common in our country,
and patients can undergo such examinations everywhere.
On the other hand,
it is difficult to utilize the imaging data obtained at individual hospitals on a nationwide basis.
Several problems remain to be solved,
including poor efficiency in clinical practices,
overly high medical bills and concerns about...
Description of activity and work performed
The overall structure of "Japan Safe Radiology" is shown in Fig.
1. The first goal at which "Japan Safe Radiology" is aimed is unified management of medical resources: i.e.,
the establishment of a national database of diagnostic imaging (Japan Medical Imaging database: J-MID).
The database will be generated by collecting CT and MRI images from medical institutions all over the country.
Collected data will be shared,
analyzed and utilized as big data.
We have already started to design and...
Conclusion and Recommendations
In this presentation we have outlined a future view of "Japan Safe Radiology".
We have clarified the problems that Japan faces with advanced medical imaging at the present time and have started to address them by imagining the establishment of a new system for diagnostic imaging.
Various hurdles remain.
our aim is to use cutting-edge data processing systems to develop a system in Japan that can serve as a model for other countries worldwide. Acknowledgements This project is supported...
Akihiro Nishie; Kyushu University Hiroshi Honda; Kyushu University Akihiro Machitori; Kohnodai hospital,
National center of global health and medicine Shingo Baba; Kyushu University Shigeki Aoki; Juntendo University Susumu Kanazawa; Okayama University Noriyuki Tomiyama; Osaka University Masahiro Jinzaki; Keio University
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