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AI and CT Distinguish COVID-19 from Pneumonia

2020 24 Mar

In a paper published in the journal Radiology, Chinese researchers propose that a 3D-deep learning model can be used for detecting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from chest CT images.      You might also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise Imaging Practices   The model, known as COVID-19 detection neural network (COVNet), is able... Read more

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White Paper Reveals What Radiologists Really Feel About AI

2020 21 Jan

Radiologic technologists are, on the whole, positive about the future role AI in imaging according to a recent white paper published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation.   Named The Artificial Intelligence Era: The Role of Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists , the 21-page white paper gathered data and... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Quenching the Thirst for AI Knowledge

2019 21 Nov

This year’s Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will feature a newly expanded Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hub as the technology becomes increasingly embedded in imaging processes.   You might also like: RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics   AI innovations from industry leaders, AI... Read more

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Engaging with Artificial Intelligence

2019 23 Oct

Artificial intelligence's growing applications in radiology are leading to transformative change in this field of medicine. With this surge in AI implementation, there is also a growing sense of helplessness among radiological professionals, which should not be the case, according to researchers at three Canadian institutions. As frontline healthcare... Read more

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Automated Deep Learning in Healthcare

2019 10 Sep

Physicians' expertise is founded on medical science and many of them may not have much familiarity with artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, now fast becoming "de rigueur" in medical practice. But, thanks to automated deep learning, even clinicians that aren’t experts in AI may be able to create AI algorithms that can help them with early detection... Read more

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Real-Time Triaging of Adult Chest Radiographs

2019 14 Aug

A recent study tested the ability of an artificial intelligence (AI) system to triage adult chest radiographs in real-time. Based on deep convolutional neural networks (CNN), the system was able to prioritise radiographs based on the urgency for follow-up treatment, with the aim of improving radiologists’ workflow.   470,388 anonymous adult chest... Read more

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Affidea partners with ScreenPoint Medical to increase diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography

2019 11 Jul

Affidea and ScreenPoint Medical announced a strategic partnership to streamline and improve the clinical performance of screening mammography and drive the earlier detection of breast cancer. The partnership will leverage Affidea’s growing footprint in the European breast imaging marketplace and will provide a unique opportunity for ScreenPoint... Read more

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Machine learning cuts mammogram volume radiologists need to read

2019 05 Jun

Over 40 million mammography exams are conducted in the United States every year, with the volume of images growing exponentially. Radiologists workloads further increase with the implementation of innovative screening technologies like digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) that require more reading and testing time, increasing the pressure to deliver... Read more

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Google & Northwestern: AI finds cancer before radiologists

2019 21 May

Google and Northwestern scientists show precision of new deep learning system to predict lung cancer An artificial intelligence system, using deep learning, successfully detected malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans, performing equal to, or better than expert radiologists, according to a new study from... Read more

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#ICNC2019: Machine learning predicts sudden death in heart failure patient for the first time

2019 14 May

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) has shown promise to select heart failure patients for expensive treatments to prevent lethal arrhythmias , reports a study presented at ICNC 2019. The study is the first to use a machine learning algorithm to predict sudden death in heart failure patients . The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and... Read more