Why patient communication lies at heart of AI success
March 20, 2019 -- To be an important player in the age of artificial intelligence (AI), radiologists must communicate and interact much more with patients, writes Dr. Andreas Gutzeit. Instead of remaining in the background, we must be empathetic doctors committed to our patients, he says.  Discuss
What do patients think about radiology AI?
March 19, 2019 -- What do patients know about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology? While they may not understand much about the technology, they do have some thoughts on the subject, according to a qualitative study published online on 14 March in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
AI can reduce mammography screening's workload
March 15, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) could effectively reduce the workload involved in reading mammography screening exams by eliminating studies most likely to be normal from the radiologist's worklist, according to a presentation delivered at ECR 2019 in Vienna.  Discuss
Quantitative imaging to drive uptake of AI in MRI
March 11, 2019 -- As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging gains pace, specific use cases are emerging where AI-enabled image analysis tools are delivering clear clinical and/or commercial benefits, writes market analyst Simon Harris.  Discuss
Philips to buy Carestream's healthcare IT business
March 7, 2019 -- Royal Philips, the parent of Philips Healthcare, has signed a deal to acquire Carestream Health's IT business in a major consolidation within the radiology IT market. The deal bolsters Philips' already-strong activities in healthcare IT, giving the company access to additional distribution and software development capabilities  Discuss
JNCI: Breast screening AI software equals radiologists
March 7, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based software can detect cancer on screening mammography studies as accurately as an average breast radiologist, according to research published online on 5 March in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). But it could not beat the best radiologists in the study.  Discuss
Top 5 trends from ECR 2019 in Vienna
March 5, 2019 -- The giant octopus in the registration area, the impressive model of Poseidon in the opening ceremony, and the host of other aquatic images from ECR 2019 looked stunning on social media, but what were the longer-lasting impressions and substantive issues to take away from this year's congress in Vienna? Our editorial team has compiled a list of the five main trends.  Discuss
Ethical AI in radiology is focus of draft statement
March 5, 2019 -- The rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for radiology applications has led to concerns over how to ensure its safe and appropriate use. In response, seven prominent radiology and imaging informatics societies in North America and Europe have teamed up to draft a statement on the ethics of AI.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2019: Erik Ranschaert on AI training
March 5, 2019 -- VIENNA - There's an urgent need for radiologists to become better informed about artificial intelligence (AI), according to Dr. Erik Ranschaert, PhD. He talks about his new book on AI and medical imaging and why it represents excellent value for the money, and he also outlines some future initiatives being organized by the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics, of which he is president.  Discuss
Video from ECR 2019: Hugh Harvey on validation of AI
March 4, 2019 -- VIENNA - Clinical validation of artificial intelligence (AI) is still a long way off, admits Dr. Hugh Harvey, who moderated the Artificial Intelligence Exhibition (AIX) at ECR 2019 with Dr. Wim Van Hecke, CEO of Icometrix in Leuven, Belgium. In this interview, Harvey, clinical director at Kheiron Medical, reflects on the future development of AI and the unresolved issues that need to be addressed.  Discuss