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
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
WhatsApp proves popular communication tool in pandemic
March 9, 2021 -- Instant group messaging via WhatsApp was by far the most popular means of communication among radiologists during the first wave of the pandemic, Spanish researchers reported at ECR 2021, but they expressed deep concern about data security issues. Read More
Don't become the recluses of medicine, Brady urges
February 12, 2021 -- There's a real danger the growth of artificial intelligence and the new working practices necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to "the vanishing radiologist" becoming a reality, Dr. Adrian Brady has warned in a hard-hitting opinion piece. Read More
Why can PACS still be both a miracle and a misery?
February 11, 2021 -- PACS developers have paid insufficient attention to the ergonomics and configurability of the interface and how a user will interact with the impressive underlying system architecture, Dr. Chris Hammond writes. Read More
Teleradiology sector provides clear ray of hope in COVID-19 era
February 8, 2021 -- How is teleradiology faring in the pandemic? How is artificial intelligence shaping the market? How do the major players compare and what does the future hold? Analyst Arun Gill gives some answers. Read More
Belgian team develops novel way to assess fatigue
January 12, 2021 -- A research group from Belgium has successfully tested a nonintrusive technique to objectively measure the tiredness levels of radiologists. Their ultimate goal is to improve fatigue detection algorithms and make them more reliable. Read More
Teleconsultations and rating sites aren't all good news
December 16, 2020 -- The use of video consultations between doctors and patients, as well as commercial directories and doctor review sites, has exploded this year. They change some essential aspects of medical and human relationships, writes the Maverinck. Read More
Involve medical students in reporting, Swiss team urges
December 1, 2020 -- Integrating medical students into the radiology reading room can have major long-term benefits, and the accuracy of medical students' reports is only slightly inferior to that of first-year residents, Swiss researchers have reported at the virtual RSNA 2020 meeting. Read More
RIS firms must give more support to radiology, urges RCR
November 5, 2020 -- Tech companies -- particularly radiology information system (RIS) providers -- must improve data presentation for radiologists so they can put their case better to management about the significant workforce shortages facing the specialty, according to a new report from the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR). Read More