Search Tag: deep learning

Executive Health Management

Artificial hype

2019 22 Feb

Radiologists, more than any other medical specialty, feel the professional and emotional ‘whiplash’ that began five or so years ago. Vanishing jobs (transforming radiologists into production units) for cost over quality for our patients, to the current shortage and need for more radiologists. AI introduced the threat that automation would take what... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Future of ultrasound: where are we going?

2019 22 Feb

CEUS for children, ultrasound simulation and gamification models for training and education, EFSUMB initiatives.   Prof. Sidhu, EFSUMB president, talks to Healthmanagement.org about his ECR 2019 presentations: using ultrasound simulation models as tools for training and education, the greatest potential in combining ultrasound with contrast-enhanced... Read more

Executive Health Management

AI applications in breast imaging

2019 22 Feb

Review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence on mammography and MRI.   Computer aided imaging is not novel, having been around for 50 years. Developments have boosted the accuracy of computer-based analysis and breast imaging is at the forefront, as large databases are available, and radiologists tasks on images are... Read more

IT Management

Canon Medical sponsors new and promising AI developments

2019 22 Feb

Artificial Intelligence Exhibition makes Grand Debut at this year’s ECR   Making its grand debut at this year’s ECR, the Artificial Intelligence Exhibition (AIX) will bring AI to the heart of Europe’s biggest radiology congress and technical exhibition. Canon Medical is proud to have reached the sponsorship agreement of the AIX Theater. As... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI can improve medical imaging access

2019 20 Feb

Executive Summary Radiology plays an important role in patient screening, diagnosis, treatment guidance, monitoring and follow-up. The sad thing is that two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic services. In the case of computer tomography (CT) for example, 14% of low-income countries have at least one CT equipment... Read more

IMAGING Management

Latest AI applications in breast imaging

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary In this article to appear in HealthManagement the Journal on 22 February 2019, authors Jonas Teuwen , Nikita Moriakov and  Ritse Mann present a review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence ( AI ) on mammography and magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ). While computer aided imaging is not... Read more

IMAGING Management

The promise of AI in radiology

2019 30 Jan

Needless to say, radiology plays a critical role in healthcare delivery. It is rare for a patient to pass through a hospital without requiring the opinion of a radiologist somewhere along their journey – be it in triaging patients in the ER , assessing the need for treatment, or evaluating the effectiveness of treatment.  Equally important is... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hacking the AI to protect imaging devices

2018 04 Dec

Radiology and medical imaging is continuously experiencing rapid enhancements including quality of patient care as a result of uncovering new aspects of the vast potential of artificial intelligence implementation in clinical practice. As more hospital medical imaging equipment connects to the internet, cyberattacks and malicious software vulnerabilities... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiology’s future: outside the box– literally

2018 02 Dec

The tight roped tug of war concerning artificial intelligence and exponential technologies like deep learning and machine learning has been pulling at radiology for years. There are those fearing the dark side- new technologies as the ‘big bad’ machines that will rise up and exterminate the radiologist, the shining happy radiologists that see unicorns... Read more