RCR issues advice on nonurgent imaging, trainees
April 1, 2020 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has offered advice on nonurgent and cancer imaging during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as specific guidance for trainers and trainees in dealing with the impact of the virus on training programs.
EMA unveils new regulatory science strategy
April 1, 2020 -- The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published a plan outlining its regulatory science strategy in both human and veterinary medicines for the next five years.
Behold.ai joins forces with Wellbeing on AI for COVID-19
April 1, 2020 -- U.K. artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Behold.ai is teaming up with U.K. RIS firm Wellbeing Software with the goal of speeding up the national adoption of AI software that can detect COVID-19 on chest x-rays.
Dunscombe secures CTO post with Visionable
April 1, 2020 -- U.K. healthcare IT luminary Prof. Rachel Dunscombe has been appointed chief technology officer (CTO) for healthcare technology company Visionable.
Philips launches COVID-19 telehealth package
April 1, 2020 -- Philips Healthcare is providing a telehealth package for hospitals and physicians to remotely screen and monitor patients with suspected COVID-19.
Sonographer struck off for incompetence
March 31, 2020 -- A sonographer who reportedly fell on the stomach of a pregnant woman has been removed from the U.K. medical register after a tribunal, according to a report published in the Daily Mail newspaper on 25 March.
What economic impact is COVID-19 having on imaging?
March 31, 2020 -- The global COVID-19 crisis is leading to murmurings of budget cuts, or at least more stringent cost control measures by the medical imaging industry, but there is nothing very obvious yet, according to market expert Steve Holloway of Signify Research.
Italian ultrasound pioneer dies of COVID-19
March 31, 2020 -- Dr. Maurizio Galderisi of the University of Naples Federico II in Italy has died of COVID-19, the European Society of Cardiology announced on 30 March. He was 65.
HIMSS Europe reschedules meeting
March 30, 2020 -- The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has rescheduled its European annual meeting.
German Roentgen Congress to go digital
March 30, 2020 -- The German Röntgen Society has changed its annual congress into a long-term, advanced digital course.