Spanish group seeks to integrate CAD, PACS
February 23, 2017 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software and PACS software may not always be integrated in the most user-friendly fashion. A Spanish research group hopes to change that with a new software platform that will make it easier for all hospitals in the region of Galicia to expand their use of CAD.
Radiology learns the lessons of Ebola crisis
February 8, 2017 -- Researchers from a top London teaching hospital with extensive experience of infectious diseases share their knowledge of performing imaging examinations on patients with the Ebola virus and give practical recommendations on how to minimize problems in future epidemics.
Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency
February 6, 2017 -- While artificial intelligence is unlikely to replace radiologists any time soon, a new breed of software applications based on machine learning is poised to take on many of their tedious, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks -- improving productivity and freeing up more time.
Hard Brexit signals rocky road for radiology
January 25, 2017 -- The U.K. looks set to leave the European Union single market and opt for a so-called hard Brexit. In his new column, Stephen Holloway discusses the implications for medical imaging and healthcare IT, focusing on the U.K. National Health Service, regulatory aspects, and the market impact.
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.
U.K. publishes new standards for teleradiology
January 12, 2017 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has released updated guidelines for the provision of teleradiology, noting that the latest version contains standards for the sharing of imaging data and for outsourcing reporting of images outside local healthcare organizations.
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.
Teleradiologist responds to audit of CT reports
December 21, 2016 -- The recent audit about the accuracy of interpretation of emergency abdominal CT reports has generated considerable interest. Dr. George McInnes gives his response to last week's news report on AuntMinnieEurope.com.