How has Israel become the new Silicon Valley and AI hub?
April 22, 2021 -- Israel is fast becoming a global center of excellence in artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging, says Kevin Lev from Philips. He explains how this has happened and provides an update on the company's AI-enabled offering that won the Best New Radiology Software award in the 2021 EuroMinnies. Read More
Smits: Success in AI rests on teamwork and data sharing
April 20, 2021 -- Implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) hinges on a multidisciplinary approach and data sharing, says Prof. Marion Smits, winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Most Influential Radiology Researcher. She also reflects on the 80:20 male to female split on the European Society of Radiology's board of directors and speaks about her personal website and use of social media. Read More
Huisman: Radiology must embrace AI and act to avoid burnout
April 19, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a particularly profound effect on the working lives of younger radiologists, so what does Dr. Merel Huisman, PhD, winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Radiology Rising Star, make of AI? She also shares her views on burnout, social media, and the value of epidemiology know-how. Read More
Martí-Bonmatí urges return to face-to-face radiology training
April 13, 2021 -- Around 90% of radiology training in Valencia, Spain, is now being done face-to-face rather than online, according to Dr. Luis Martí-Bonmatí, PhD, the winner of the 2021 EuroMinnies award for Most Effective Radiology Educator. Martí-Bonmatí discusses his team's approach to training, and also shares his thoughts on books, music, and wine. Read More
Most women support AI use in breast screening, U.K. survey finds
April 13, 2021 -- Most women are receptive to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in breast screening and support the use of AI as a decision-support tool or in combination with specialists' input, a Scottish survey of patient attitudes has found. Read More
U.K. releases guidance on integrating AI into radiology workflow
March 30, 2021 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists has published new standards that a radiology department should meet when integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into an established PACS or RIS. The aim is to produce a safe, seamless system in which the patients' needs are of paramount importance. Read More
40% of radiologists fear being replaced by AI, survey says
March 25, 2021 -- A large global survey of radiologists and trainees has found that almost half have an open and positive attitude to artificial intelligence (AI), but nearly 40% are afraid they will be replaced by the technology. Read More
Debate grows over AI replacing second reader in mammography
March 17, 2021 -- Can artificial intelligence (AI) software replace the second reader used in many breast cancer screening programs in Europe? Dr. Sylvia Heywang-Köbrunner and other experts addressed this hot topic at ECR 2021. Read More
What questions should you ask when purchasing AI software?
March 15, 2021 -- A Swiss-led group of authors has produced a new set of guidelines -- including a list of top 10 questions to ask -- to help buyers of radiology artificial intelligence (AI) software. Read More
AI enhances classification of breast density on mammography
March 9, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI)-based software application can reduce inter-reader variability in breast density classifications, enabling more consistent mammography reports, according to research presented at ECR 2021. Read More