Big data comes under scrutiny at German congress May 24, 2017 -- The age of big data analytics has arrived in radiology, spawning a new word: radiomics. Computer analysis of images can provide important extra diagnostic information, but big data is not an end in itself and must always be measured against established radiological models. Discuss
Hermes appoints new president, CEO May 16, 2017 -- Swedish nuclear medicine software developer Hermes Medical Solutions has appointed Mikael Strindlund as its new president and CEO.
U.K. firm explores surgery in augmented reality May 12, 2017 -- A U.K. firm has developed a system that uses Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality (AR) headset as part of an "augmented surgical system" that it believes could be used to aid surgeons during minimally invasive procedures by giving them a 3D interactive perspective of the inside of a patient.
Why all the fuss about artificial intelligence? May 10, 2017 -- There's been a lot of talk recently about artificial intelligence in radiology. The question on everybody's mind is: "Will artificial intelligence replace radiologists?" Imaging informatics columnist Dr. Neelam Dugar is convinced it will add value by making radiologists smarter and better diagnosticians. Discuss
CAD, 3D rendering give boost to surgical planning May 8, 2017 -- Virtual simulations of interventional and surgical procedures using open-source computer-aided detection (CAD) software is improving the accuracy of preoperative planning in corrective jaw surgery, German researchers have found. Discuss
Mirada signs with cancer care centers May 8, 2017 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical said cancer treatment firm GenesisCare has chosen its software for implementation across its network of 32 cancer centers in the U.K. and Spain.
Brainlab ships planning software package May 4, 2017 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has begun installing its latest stereotactic radiosurgery planning software, Brainlab Elements, across its client base around the world.
Brainlab appoints new COO May 3, 2017 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has named Jan Merker as its chief operating officer (COO).