SERAM: The golden circle of success for radiologists
May 25, 2018 -- PAMPLONA, Spain - Radiologists should think of their specialty as more than just a job, according to presentations on 24 May opening the Spanish Society of Medical Radiology (SERAM) biennial congress. The discussion included talks on artificial intelligence, big data, and robotics -- technologies that are here to stay, the speakers noted.  Discuss
Strickland welcomes U.K. government statement on AI
May 21, 2018 -- It's vital to harness the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to treat cancer and improve research, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said in a speech on Monday that has been welcomed by Royal College of Radiologists President Dr. Nicola Strickland.  Discuss
Building ethical AI: Why we must demand it
May 16, 2018 -- A dark, dystopian future where artificial intelligence (AI) brutally and coldly runs the world and humans serve merely as a biological tool is a real possibility, writes Dr. Hugh Harvey, but how can we avoid this grim prospect? He addresses the question in his new column.  Discuss
Artificial intelligence tackles global cancer care
May 8, 2018 -- As the technologies used to treat cancer continue to evolve, the amount of clinical data being recorded and analyzed is growing at an unprecedented level. The recent ESTRO 37 congress in Barcelona addressed artificial intelligence's role in this process.  Discuss
10 tips to improve productivity in reporting
May 1, 2018 -- Reporting imaging examinations is an integral part of every radiologist's working life, but how could this task be done more effectively? Dr. Giles Maskell, past president of the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists, has a wealth of experience of reporting, and he shares some practical and creative hints on how to boost productivity.  Discuss
'Orangeworm' hacker group targets healthcare with virus
April 25, 2018 -- A new hacker group called Orangeworm has developed a computer virus that specifically targets the healthcare sector. The virus has already been detected on devices such as x-ray and MRI machines, according to a warning issued on 23 April by antivirus firm Symantec.  Discuss
Can deep learning power mammography CAD to new heights?
April 24, 2018 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software based on a deep-learning algorithm can accurately detect as well as characterize lesions on mammography studies, Hungarian researchers have reported in an article recently published online by Scientific Reports.  Discuss
Software helps avoid unnecessary repeat imaging studies
April 24, 2018 -- Clinicians occasionally order unnecessary imaging studies simply because they're unaware their patients had recently received the exam. Spanish researchers have found this problem can be reduced by software that alerts referring physicians.  Discuss
Long-term deals and AI drive Q1 sales growth at Philips
April 23, 2018 -- More long-term managed service deals, along with increased activity in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector and a strong performance in ultrasound, have contributed to revenue growth at Philips during the first three months of 2018.  Discuss
U.K. issues new advice on reporting standards
April 23, 2018 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has updated its standards for any healthcare professional providing a report on an imaging investigation. The document defines best practice and emphasizes the importance of actionable reporting, according to RCR President Dr. Nicola Strickland.  Discuss