EC reschedules device regulations amid COVID-19 crisis
March 27, 2020 -- The European Commission (EC) intends to postpone the Medical Device Regulation's date of application by a year amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
EDiR exam in Sweden set for September
March 27, 2020 -- The European Board of Radiology announced that a special European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) exam is to be held in Örebro, Sweden, on 14 September 2020.
ESR creates YouTube playlist for COVID-19 events
March 27, 2020 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has created a YouTube playlist dedicated to events and news related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Intelligent Ultrasound offers COVID-19 training module
March 26, 2020 -- Ultrasound artificial intelligence software and simulation developer Intelligent Ultrasound Group has released a COVID-19 training module free of charge to hospitals in the U.S. and the U.K.
EBR reschedules 4 EDiR exams
March 25, 2020 -- The European Board of Radiology (EBR) has postponed its upcoming European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) exams due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
ESR to make educational courses available for free
March 25, 2020 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has made available its ESR Connect and Education on Demand programs free of charge.
U.K. team launches 3D printing project for COVID-19
March 24, 2020 -- Researchers from the University of East Anglia are working with healthcare providers and 3D printing firms to create 3D-printed ventilator parts and other critical equipment required to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.K. groups establish online COVID-19 teaching library
March 24, 2020 -- The British Society of Thoracic Imaging has set up a cloud teaching library for COVID-19 images in collaboration with British software manufacturer Cimar and software company Ambra Health.
Breast screening suspended in Wales due to coronavirus
March 23, 2020 -- The Welsh government has announced a plan to suspend nonurgent outpatient appointments and surgical procedures -- including breast cancer screening services -- in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to an article from County Times posted on 20 March.
VIDI joins forces with French public hospitals to deliver imaging
March 23, 2020 -- The largest private imaging network in France, VIDI, is collaborating closely with public hospitals to ensure continued radiology services for the neediest patients during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a statement released on 20 March.