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IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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

IT Management

AI Accuracy Matches Clinicians'

2019 30 Sep

More sophisticated technologies such as artificial intelligence are said to hold much promise in improving disease diagnosis . A new systematic review of relevant published articles, for instance, indicates that AI can detect diseases from medical imaging with the same accuracy as clinicians. The review included 82 studies spanning cardiology, breast... Read more

IMAGING Management

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

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Insight*, Better Peace of Mind

2019 26 Aug

Enhanced diagnostic accuracy of screening mammography with the use of Artificial Intelligence   Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, with an estimated incidence of 560,000 cases in 2018, in Europe. 1 The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that 627,000 women worldwide, 2 out of which 150.0002 only in Europe, died from... Read more

IMAGING Management

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

Cardiology Management

Deep Learning AI May Identify Atrial Fibrillation

2019 07 Aug

A recent study published in The Lancet found that artificial intelligence (AI) technology was able to diagnose patients with intermittent atrial fibrillation even when their hearts were at a normal rhythm. The 10-second test could help identify patients at risk of unexplained heart attacks or strokes.   Atrial Fibrillation currently affects 2.7... Read more

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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