French-speaking world gets set for 6-channel JFR
September 28, 2020 -- Predictive imaging, lung cancer screening, and the so-called patient experience will be central themes at the annual congress for the French-speaking radiological community, the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR). The event will take place between 2 and 5 October via six livestreaming channels.  Discuss
How AI can help boost efficiency and cut stress
September 25, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) enables medical imaging staff to navigate the future in various ways, including raising efficiency, speeding up examination times, and improving workflow, according to Dr. Eliot Siegel. Don't miss part 2 of our coverage of his talk at the Fall 2020 Virtual Conference.  Discuss
Pandemic leads to more fatigue and burnout, Siegel warns
September 24, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has not only created new challenges for imaging but also exacerbated some existing ones, such as fatigue, stress, and burnout, informatics expert Dr. Eliot Siegel told Fall 2020 Virtual Conference attendees on 22 September.  Discuss
Synthetic lesions boost AI stroke detection results
September 17, 2020 -- After training on a dataset that included tens of thousands of synthetic images, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm produced over 90% sensitivity for detecting clinical stroke lesions on MRI, Swiss researchers reported in a study published online on 16 September in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence.  Discuss
AI aids diagnosis of heart failure on chest x-rays
September 16, 2020 -- Deep learning is useful for diagnosing heart failure on x-ray images, researchers reported at the recent European Society of Cardiology virtual congress. They used chest x-rays from a publicly available database to train an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that yielded 82% accuracy for detecting heart failure on a test dataset.  Discuss
AI software developers win big in U.K. initiative
September 10, 2020 -- Radiology-oriented artificial intelligence (AI) software figured prominently on the list of initial winners of the U.K. government's new AI in Health and Care Award, which will provide a total of 140 million pounds (154.3 million euros) in funding over three years to support the testing and evaluation of AI technology.  Discuss
Medical imaging AI market projected for strong growth
September 10, 2020 -- The world market for artificial intelligence (AI)-based clinical applications for use in medical imaging is set to reach almost $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) by 2024, despite a slower-than-expected uptake of these products and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Signify Research.  Discuss
Radiology to lose AI champion Natalia Vukolova
September 2, 2020 -- Natalia Vukolova is to leave her post as CEO of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. She was a regular visitor to ECR and a high-profile radiology administrator with a keen interest in artificial intelligence (AI).  Discuss
CAD provides boost for Alzheimer's detection
August 28, 2020 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software based on artificial intelligence trained on MRI data can help identify patients with mild cognitive impairment resulting from Alzheimer's disease, researchers from Turkey have reported.  Discuss
AI scores high marks for rating breast density
August 24, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software performed almost as well as senior radiologists for evaluating breast density and five-year breast cancer risks among women in France, according to the findings of a major 2019 study published on 17 August in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging.  Discuss