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2013 07 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology opens today in Vienna, boasting a thoroughly educational pogramme, complemented by a fascinating technical exhibition and unrivalled levels of interactivity. ECR 2013 President, Professor Jose Ignacio Bilbao from Pamplona, Spain, said during the opening press conference, "The ECR is the annual meeting of the European...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 08 Mar

To coincide with the launch of this new website we are live tweeting from  # ECR2013  in Vienna. For all the latest updates on the congress or to join the conversation, follow us @ehealthmgmt Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 21 Oct

New drive to fortify cooperation among EU policy makers, healthcare industry and radiologists in quest to further individualise medicine.  A roundtable discussion initiated by the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) took place on October 15 at the European Parliament. Featuring representatives...Read more

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2013 07 Nov

The first International Day of Radiology held in 2012 was celebrated by over 80 medical and radiological societies around the world, whereas this year’s upcoming event has received registrations from 110 societies in 58 countries, clearly marking a global increase in interest. The day’s general goal is to increase awareness of the radiology’s...Read more

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2014 15 Jan

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), will take place from March 6-10, 2014, in Vienna, Austria, for the 20th consecutive time. The European Congress of Radiology will present the latest scientific results and trends in radiology at the Austria Center Vienna next March. With...Read more

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2014 09 Mar

One year on from its launch, the European Society of Radiology's Patient Advisory Group for Medical Imaging (PAGMI) has already contributed much to the work of the society. The Group was launched by the ESR and the European Patient's Forum at the European Congress of Radiology in 2013. "Our aim is to positively influence advances in the field...Read more

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2014 13 Mar

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the biggest radiology meeting in Europe, was held March 6–10 in Vienna, Austria. Over 20,000 delegates from more than 110 countries attended the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), which took place for the 20th time at the Austria Center Vienna. It was also the first time that the congress...Read more

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2014 18 Mar

Radiation protection is a key concern of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and Professor Peter Vock, Chair of the ESR Working Group on Radiation Protection, updated the Management in Radiology session on its activities at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.  Vock outlined the critical three new dimensions of radiation...Read more

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2014 26 Jun

The number of European Society of Radiology members has just passed the 60,000 mark, making it by far the largest community of radiologists in the world. In 2007, the ESR introduced low-cost membership fees to ensure that it was accessible to younger radiologists and those from less affluent regions. At €10 for full or trainee membership, plus...Read more

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2015 25 Feb

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo is President of the European Society of Radiology, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2015. Prof. Bonomo is chairman of the Department of Radiological Sciences and Bioimaging at the Catholic University of Rome, Policlinico A. Gemelli, Italy. We asked Professor Bonomo our seven questions. 1. What are your key...Read more

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2015 04 Mar

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and National Decision Support Company (NDSC) today officially launched ESR iGuide at the European Congress of Radiology 2015 in Vienna. The ESR iGuide is a clinical decision support (CDS) system enabling doctors to order medical imaging procedures for their patients based on the best available medical evidence....Read more

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2015 04 Mar

A panel of experts at the ECR in Vienna will be discussing the state of imaging equipment in Europe and will talk about the issues impeding the harmonisation of imaging standards in Europe. The older the equipment, the lower the quality of imaging. According to the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological Electromedical and Healthcare...Read more

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2015 06 Nov

EUROSON 2015, 27th Congress of The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) is starting on 06 November, 2015 and ending on 08 November, 2015. There is undoubtedly the opportunity to discover the most popular breakthroughs in Ultrasound, Medicine, Biological, Biology, Sound and Biosciences at this major Conference....Read more

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2015 31 Mar

HealthManagement was in pole position at ECR last month to interview leading clinicians and industry experts at this year's congress of the European Society of Radiology. We put key questions to, among others, Prof. Iain McCall, Prof. Davide Caramella and Prof.em. Per Skaane. We are publishing the first selection today, with more to follow. Celebrating...Read more

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2015 01 May

SingEx Exhibitions (SingEx) and the Singapore Radiological Society (SRS) have announced a collaboration with the European Society of Radiology (ESR), which will participate in the inaugural RadiologyAsia 2015 Conference. The event, set for 14-16 May in Singapore, will gather academic and private researchers, radiologists and radiographers to discuss...Read more

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2015 08 May

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have issued a joint report recommending the use of low-dose computed tomography (CT) to reduce mortality from lung cancer, which is the most frequently fatal cancer. The disease causes 1.37 million deaths per year, representing 18 percent of all cancer deaths worldwide....Read more

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2015 12 May

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screening A joint publication by two major medical societies - the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) - advocating the use of low-dose computed tomography to reduce mortality from lung cancer was published on April 30 in their scientific journals, European Radiology and...Read more

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2015 01 Jun

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) collaborated with the WHO, four WHO member states and eight NGOs in an event focusing on patient safety in paediatric radiology. Dubbed "Imaging for Saving Kids - the Inside Story about Patient Safety in Paediatric Radiology", the event was held on the sideline...Read more

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2015 11 Jun

As part of ongoing efforts to intensify their relations, the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) have decided to strengthen their cooperation for the International Day of Radiology (IDoR). The annual event, launched in 2012, promotes awareness of the significance of imaging in advancing modern...Read more

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2015 08 Nov

This year, on November 8,  the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR)  will celebrate the  Forth International Day of Radiology (IDoR 2015)  with radiological societies the world over. The International Day of Radiology is an annual event held with the aim of...Read more

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2015 30 Sep

The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) will be celebrated all over the world on 8 November, a day dedicated to paediatric imaging and the important role of radiologists in the detection and treatment of a wide variety of diseases affecting children. IDoR is organised each year by the European Society of Radiology, the American College of Radiology...Read more

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2015 27 Nov

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced the launch of a new subspecialty society, the European Society for Hybrid Medical Imaging (ESHI). The new society will be officially inaugurated at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in March 2016. Membership is open to both radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians. ESHI has been created...Read more

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2016 23 Feb

Prof. Laura Oleaga, MD PhD, serves on the ESR Executive Council as chair of the ESR Education Committee . Since 2009, she is the Head of Radiology Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. Also, Prof. Oleaga is Editor for the journals Radiologia, European Radiology and Neuroradiology .  1. What are your key areas of interest and research?...Read more

Health Management


2016 27 Feb

ESR’S 12-POINT ACTION PLAN THAT PUTS QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY FIRST Birth of the EuroSafe Imaging initiative Since its launch in 2014 by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the EuroSafe Imaging initiative has placed radiation protection at the forefront of efforts to improve quality and safety in medical imaging in Europe in the most...Read more

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2016 27 Feb

A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP Quality of Healthcare Quality healthcare by definition means safe healthcare, and safety should be managed as an integral part of quality assurance. Safety, as defined by the National Patient Safety Foundation, is “ the degree to which health care processes avoid, prevent, and ameliorate adverse outcomes or injuries that...Read more

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2016 28 Feb

Vienna congress to hear new developments, education and live streaming   This year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2016 is expected to attract some 20,000 delegates to Vienna on Wednesday, 2 March, where the latest developments and case studies in radiology will be presented, with a focus on education, new disciplines and live streaming...Read more

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2016 01 Mar

The accreditation of radiological events in Europe for continuing medical education (CME) credits has entered a new era in 2016, with the formation of the Accreditation Council in Imaging (ACI). This new body was established by the European Board of Radiology (EBR) to cooperate with the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical...Read more

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2016 02 Mar

The EuroSafe Imaging campaign, the initiative of the European Society of Radiologists (ESR) to increase awareness for radiation protection among the radiology community, has established itself as a basis for international benchmarking, industry experts said at a symposium during the ECR2016 congress in Vienna on Wednesday. But most of the speakers also...Read more

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2016 03 Mar

The annual European Congress of Radiology ( ECR2016 ) kicked off in Vienna on Wednesday with the announcement that the ESR  is now 63,000 strong and that the latest offshoot will see the creation of the body to represent the hybrid imaging sector. Lluis Donoso Bach, Chairman of the host European Society of Radiology (ESR) said that this year’s...Read more

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2016 04 Mar

As hospitals and health professionals feel the strain from increased pressure to produce more data and images, radiologists in Europe are working with their counterparts in the U.S. to introduce new referral guidelines by 2017 that will improve the workflow and meet the increasing demand for more imaging. Introducing a ‘professional challenges session’...Read more