Hype over AI may be putting patients' lives at risk
March 27, 2020 -- Exaggerated claims and a lack of quality may mean that some artificial intelligence (AI) studies mislead the media and public, ending up with the provision of inappropriate care that harms patients' interests, according to an article published on 25 March in the BMJ.  Discuss
Europe seeks to harness power of AI in COVID-19 crisis
March 24, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) may soon have a central role to play in the global battle against COVID-19. A European campaign is underway to develop a deep learning-based model for the automated detection of abnormalities on chest CT and for quantifying lung involvement.  Discuss
AI can enhance accuracy of CT scans in emphysema
March 11, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm trained and tested on more than 10,000 CT datasets acquired at over 20 clinical sites in the U.S. and Europe can provide fully automated quantification of emphysema, according to a multinational research team.  Discuss
SymphonyAI buys out TeraRecon
March 4, 2020 -- TeraRecon, the advanced visualization and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer founded by Japanese radiologists in 1997, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by SymphonyAI, a group of business-to-business AI companies.  Discuss
ECR 2020 gets postponed until mid-July
March 3, 2020 -- Next week's European Congress of Radiology (ECR) has been called off and rescheduled for 15-19 July in Vienna. It was impossible to guarantee a safe environment for attendees due to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to organizers of the meeting.  Discuss
Is teleradiology's growth sustainable beyond 2020?
March 3, 2020 -- Teleradiology services are thriving across the globe, but particularly in the U.K. and Ireland. Market analyst Arun Gill looks at the forces driving this expansion and assesses the key players and the opportunity offered to vendors by artificial intelligence.  Discuss
How to integrate AI into radiology workflow
March 2, 2020 -- Integrating radiology artificial intelligence (AI) technology into clinical practice changes the workflow, and successful implementation requires a thoughtful plan and the involvement of many stakeholders, according to a recent webinar held by the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics.  Discuss
Women dominate in 2020 EuroMinnies awards
February 25, 2020 -- Women have dominated the 2020 EuroMinnies award scheme, collecting the prizes for Most Influential Radiology Researcher, Most Effective Radiology Educator, Radiology Rising Star, and Scientific Paper of the Year. Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Sweden have provided the winners in these four categories.  Discuss
U.K. team analyzes medical students' views on AI, radiology
February 17, 2020 -- A survey of nearly 500 medical students in the U.K. found that about half were less likely to consider a career in radiology due to the perceived threat of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The research was published online on 5 February in Insights into Imaging.  Discuss
How deep learning can help predict cancer recurrence
February 14, 2020 -- Researchers have shown that a deep-learning algorithm can be used to extract interpretable features from annotation-free histopathology images from prostate cancer patients. Their framework outperformed the prediction of biochemical recurrence using conventional methods.  Discuss