JFR: New teleradiology scheme set to revolutionize public imaging
October 14, 2019 -- Members of the French radiology professional council speaking at the French national radiology congress (JFR) announced a new organizational strategy that they hope will galvanize teleradiology across state hospitals.  Discuss
JFR: France strives for local teleradiology alliances
October 11, 2019 -- A new teleradiology strategy looks set to galvanize collaboration between hospitals in western France, according to a presentation at the French national radiology congress (JFR). Dr. Jean-Yves Gauvrit told attendees how his hospital in Brittany is spearheading a new strategy to build a closer-knit teleradiology community among local radiologists.  Discuss
Analysis finds vulnerable PACS servers in Europe
October 10, 2019 -- A German security firm has identified hundreds of unprotected PACS servers around the world that store millions of medical images and related patient information. Although more than half of those exposed data records were on servers in the U.S., a substantial number were also found among European countries.  Discuss
Top 10 tips for writing letters
September 18, 2019 -- "Spoken words fly away, written words remain," according to the Latin proverb. But how can you improve the quality, clarity, and impact of your letters to patients, referring doctors, and colleagues? The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists has released a new document that offers 10 tips.  Discuss
Mamma Mia! What's the secret to Sectra's success?
September 10, 2019 -- Sectra's strong performance in the global imaging IT market has attracted attention. Our market columnist Stephen Holloway takes a close look at the Swedish company's strategy and approach, and asks whether its success will continue.  Discuss
Radiology business intelligence takes root in Europe
August 21, 2019 -- Which factors are influencing the adoption of new business intelligence tools that aim to provide more focused analytics to help improve performance and profitability? Industry expert Ulrik Kristensen, PhD, addresses this key question in the next phase of digitalizing medical imaging.  Discuss
Lobo: Radiology must be seen as avant-garde
August 7, 2019 -- Radiologists can play a pivotal role in the transition to a fully digital healthcare system, but they must move with the times if they're going to benefit significantly from the use of artificial intelligence, says German technology guru and blogger Sascha Lobo.  Discuss
Study finds room for improvement in radiomics research
August 1, 2019 -- Radiomics offers much potential in radiology, but it must be validated before it can be adopted for clinical use. Unfortunately, the overall scientific quality and reporting of radiomics research is lacking, researchers concluded in an article published online on 26 July in European Radiology.  Discuss
What's really happening with enterprise imaging?
July 25, 2019 -- For years now, experts have predicted that enterprise imaging would transform radiology, but in reality global adoption remains relatively low. Industry analyst Stephen Holloway presents his four key trends and observations from the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, U.S.  Discuss
Act now on handling of serious findings, urges new report
July 19, 2019 -- A government-funded, independent U.K. healthcare agency has published detailed recommendations about how to improve the handling of serious unexpected findings on patient scans by hospital staff. The Royal College of Radiologists has endorsed the report.  Discuss