Artificial intelligence, bioprinting dominate agenda in Essen
January 20, 2017 -- Will radiology become obsolete in the age of artificial intelligence? And what impact will bioprinting have on medical imaging? Dr. Michael Forsting from Essen, Germany, provides some answers in this interview.
Virtual reality enables parents to meet baby before birth
January 18, 2017 -- A Finnish company has developed a virtual reality product to enable parents to meet their unborn child using 3D and 4D ultrasound. The developer thinks it could represent the future of fetal ultrasound and is speaking with a hospital and an ultrasound vendor to see what applications can be found.
Siemens expands online learning platform
January 18, 2017 -- Siemens Healthineers is expanding its PEPconnect online learning platform to include approximately 1,000 new learning modules for medical imaging customers.
Agfa secures U.K. enterprise imaging contract
January 11, 2017 -- Agfa HealthCare has received a managed services contract from the Ipswich Hospital National Health Service Trust in the U.K. for its Enterprise Imaging for Radiology platform.
Soliton IT awarded Scottish contract
January 4, 2017 -- U.K. and Australia-based radiology information systems (RIS) provider Soliton IT has received a six-month contract from the National Health Service in Scotland.
Deep learning helps spot CT exams with critical findings
January 2, 2017 -- Deep-learning technology can be a useful tool for identifying cases that contain critical imaging findings, potentially expediting the interpretation of these exams and the communication of results, according to a presentation at the recent RSNA 2016 meeting in Chicago.
Top 10 AuntMinnieEurope stories for 2016
December 28, 2016 -- We're pleased to offer the top 10 stories of 2016 on AuntMinnieEurope.com. Based on our list, the single most important issue facing European radiologists was the ongoing debate over the safety of gadolinium-based contrast agents for MRI.
QUIBIM image analysis firm gets seed funding
December 28, 2016 -- Advanced image analysis firm QUIBIM has secured a seed funding round of 550,000 euros to improve its medical image analysis platform and develop its marketing and sales strategy.
Back to the future: Top themes from RSNA 2016
December 19, 2016 -- What does the vast exhibition at the RSNA 2016 meeting tell us about where radiology is heading? Recently back from Chicago, market expert Stephen Holloway does some crystal-ball gazing and explains why interoperability is the major challenge ahead.
North Roeko 2017 focuses on big data, machine learning
December 14, 2016 -- Big data, machine learning, and digitization will be among the focus areas for the North German Radiology Congress (RöKo Nord 2017) in Göttingen on 17 and 18 February, according to conference Presidents Dr. Joachim Lotz and Dr. Christian Ritter.