Impressions and take-home messages from RSNA 2021
December 20, 2021 -- What did market analysts make of RSNA 2021? Regular columnist Steve Holloway and fellow industry experts share their main reflections and observations from the recent megashow in Chicago, where artificial intelligence (AI) was a dominant theme. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2022 semifinal candidates
December 16, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the fourth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the nominations made by the members of AuntMinnieEurope.com. A new category for radiographers has been introduced this year. Read More
Cybersecurity comes under intense scrutiny at RSNA 2021
November 30, 2021 -- Cybersecurity and safety have become major issues in global healthcare, and it's vital to address these topics because any radiology department or practice can easily become the victim of an attack, experts told RSNA 2021 attendees at a special session on Sunday. Read More
Teleconsultations require care but can add value postpandemic
October 5, 2021 -- Many radiation oncology appointments can be completed effectively using the telephone or telehealth, with only a relatively small number of these requiring subsequent face-to-face appointments, a new study has found. Read More
Ranschaert: Implement practical measures now to protect AI data
October 5, 2021 -- As access to digital medical data becomes more widespread in tandem with the growing development of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, the implementation of safeguards like anonymization, pseudonymization, and encryption are essential to ensure patient safety, according to informatics expert Dr. Erik Ranschaert, PhD. Read More
Top 10 practical, easy-to-follow tips on cybersecurity
August 17, 2021 -- The ransomware attack on the Irish healthcare system had devastating consequences. Faced with a growing threat, hospitals need a game plan. Cybersecurity expert Motti Sorani gives tips on how to help prevent breaches. Read More
Concern grows in Ireland over fallout from cyberattack
July 13, 2021 -- Two months after a major cyberattack in Ireland, the full consequences for patients and healthcare services are only starting to emerge. A particular worry is those studies which had to be postponed due to IT problems, according to Dr. Adrian Brady from Cork. Read More
Holloway: Cloud adoption can prove vital in combating cyberattacks
July 12, 2021 -- The consolidating effect within the process of cloud adoption will definitely help to reduce the risks posed by cyberattacks and minimize the criminals' devastating impact on healthcare services. That's the view of top industry expert Steve Holloway. Read More
HSE makes steady progress in restoring Irish health IT systems
June 2, 2021 -- The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland has revealed that steady progress is being made on restoring IT systems and it has taken a high court order against the hackers in the aftermath of the recent cyberattack. But challenges still remain, the HSE said on 1 June. Read More
Irish cyberattack provides wake-up call for European imaging IT
May 25, 2021 -- The Irish attack shows that radiology providers can no longer bury their heads in the sand when it comes to cybersecurity. The hackers threaten the very core of a health system's function and purpose, writes market analyst Steve Holloway. What can be done? What lessons can be drawn? Read More