Cybersecurity: A time bomb for European radiology
October 18, 2017 -- Five months on from the crippling impact of the WannaCry cyberattack that affected one-fifth of U.K. hospitals and many other health providers across Europe, market analyst Stephen Holloway revisits cybersecurity. Where do we stand today? What should be done to limit risk?  Discuss
French radiologists get set to become TV stars
October 6, 2017 -- France's national union of independent radiologists has unveiled a new television advertising campaign to promote breast cancer screening in tandem with Pink October, the country's national breast cancer awareness month.  Discuss
Schönberg: Spirit of innovation must continue unbroken
October 6, 2017 -- The new president of the German Radiological Society (Deutsche Röntgengesellschaft, DRG), Dr. Stefan Schönberg, reflects on the changes taking place in the fast-moving world of medical imaging and shares his thoughts on the challenges ahead.  Discuss
When Irish eyes are not smiling
October 4, 2017 -- Radiologists are falling short when it comes to taking care of their own eyes, Irish researchers have found. Too few of them take adequate breaks, have regular eye tests, and wear protective goggles for fluoroscopy examinations.  Discuss
Painting the floors white
September 13, 2017 -- Dirty cups and a cluttered desk don't reflect well on an individual's competence and hygiene standards. And it's also demoralizing for everyone, Dr. Paul McCoubrie warns. He's convinced simple changes can boost productivity and quality.  Discuss
PACS upgrades can be a rocky road
September 12, 2017 -- Radiologists need to be early birds for optimal PACS upgrades, and this means voicing their frustrations with the current systems, getting a headstart, and communicating directly with suppliers in person rather than leaving it to managers, according to an experienced practitioner.  Discuss
Why Europeans must care more about AI, machine learning
September 6, 2017 -- In this digital era, new types of businesses related to artificial intelligence (AI) are emerging in several areas of healthcare. Radiologists, in particular, are vulnerable to the growth of automation, write Drs. Sergey Morozov and Erik Ranschaert.  Discuss
Ortho surgeons benefit from using iPads to view images
August 29, 2017 -- Orthopedic surgeons can significantly improve their workflow by using an iPad for mobile image access, performing consultations on challenging cases with colleagues, and communicating imaging findings to patients, German researchers reported.  Discuss
Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity?
August 29, 2017 -- The evolution of the imaging IT market over the past decade has been messy. Previously clear definitions for PACS and RIS have become blurred, and many people have struggled to keep up. Market columnist Stephen Holloway offers his view of the road ahead in Europe and beyond.  Discuss
Big data, AI look set to come under scrutiny at ECR 2018
August 28, 2017 -- Big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and radiomics will be among the hot topics at ECR 2018. The meeting is only six months away, and ESR President Dr. Bernd Hamm looks ahead to the central themes on the agenda for Vienna.  Discuss