Italy presents 7-point plan for ethical AI
February 4, 2020 -- If an artificial intelligence (AI) system makes a serious diagnostic error, then who's responsible? A group of senior Italian authors have addressed this question and produced a blueprint for avoiding potential problems.  Discuss
Meet the finalists for EuroMinnies 2020
January 29, 2020 -- The race is hotting up for the EuroMinnies, AuntMinnieEurope.com's annual awards scheme. Dozens of nominations were received, and our expert panelists have now cast their votes and agreed on 16 finalists in eight categories. Find out who made the final cut.
Success with AI rests on ethics and 'explainability'
January 22, 2020 -- Meeting the ethical challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) and understanding and explaining the concept behind its applications are vital for successful implementation, writes digital ethics specialist Ivana Bartoletti. She encourages radiologists to engage in the discussion.  Discuss
AI can assess disease burden in multiple sclerosis
January 22, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately evaluate multiple sclerosis disease burden on MRI exams, potentially enabling better ongoing assessment of these patients, German researchers have reported.  Discuss
Large Google Health study gives boost to breast AI
January 2, 2020 -- A Google Health study involving nearly 29,000 mammograms from the U.K. and U.S. has provided fresh evidence that artificial intelligence (AI) can be as effective as human radiologists at detecting breast cancer. The findings were published in Nature on 1 January.  Discuss
Sinitsyn: Get ready for AI and the next big leap forward
December 23, 2019 -- Radiologists must be fully prepared for the next big technological leap forward that will be brought on by the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI), according to Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn, president of the Russian Society of Radiology.  Discuss
Deep learning boosts prediction of breast cancer risk
December 18, 2019 -- Swedish researchers are convinced an artificial intelligence algorithm that analyzes negative screening mammography exams can produce more accurate forecasts of a woman's future risk of breast cancer than models based on breast density measurements. They published their results online on 17 December in Radiology.  Discuss
AI-assisted FDG-PET/CT advances lung nodule detection
December 16, 2019 -- Swiss investigators have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that could become a valuable tool for detecting small, FDG-avid pulmonary nodules on oncologic PET/CT scans, according to a study published online on 10 December in European Radiology.  Discuss
AI can speed up whole-body diffusion-weighted MRI
December 12, 2019 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to produce high-quality whole-body diffusion-weighted MRI (WBDWI) in a fraction of the time traditionally needed to perform these exams, potentially enabling wider use of clinical WBDWI, U.K. researchers reported at RSNA 2019.  Discuss
Sosna: Love your profession, be more visible in era of AI
December 11, 2019 -- Imaging specialists need to love their profession more and promote visibility and understanding of radiology's role so the importance of the discipline is appreciated fully by medical colleagues and patients in the era of artificial intelligence (AI). That's the view of Prof. Jacob Sosna, president of the Israel Radiological Association.  Discuss