Can AI help radiologists detect more rib fractures on CT?
July 22, 2021 -- Radiologists may be able to improve their sensitivity for detecting rib fractures on CT exams by using an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, according to research published July 21 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
Plaque burden predicts higher risk for heart disease patients
July 21, 2021 -- Measuring arterial plaque with cardiac CT in addition to established tests for heart disease can help predict which patients may suffer life-threatening events, according to a presentation at the virtual 2021 Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography meeting. Read More
AI automatically quantifies plaque on CCTA
July 20, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately quantify plaque on coronary CT angiography (CCTA) exams, according to research presented July 16 at the annual meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Read More
AI assesses atherosclerosis, morphology in NSTEMI patients
July 20, 2021 -- Atherosclerosis and vessel morphology can be evaluated in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients by an artificial intelligence (AI) model, according to an e-poster at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography annual meeting. Read More
New CPT code for radiology AI brings hope, but patience is needed
July 19, 2021 -- The recent approval of a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code for radiology artificial intelligence (AI) by the American Medical Association was an important milestone. But actual reimbursement will likely take some time. Read More
Researchers tout algorithm in classifying breast tissues
July 19, 2021 -- An algorithm developed by researchers in India showed promise in differentiating between benign and malignant breast tumors, according to a study published June 12 in Expert Systems with Applications. Read More
AI model identifies SARS-CoV-2 from blood tests, chest x-rays
July 16, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model that analyzed data from blood tests and chest x-rays can identify patients with COVID-19 infections and could serve in some settings as a substitute for reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests, according to a study published July 9 in Scientific Reports. Read More
AI detects axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI
July 16, 2021 -- Deep-learning algorithms can detect axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI exams of breast cancer patients with a high level of accuracy, according to research published online July 13 in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
Amazon announces availability of HealthLake cloud repository
July 15, 2021 -- Internet services giant Amazon Web Services has announced that its HealthLake cloud-based data repository is now available for use by healthcare and life sciences organizations. Read More
Can body composition metrics foretell COVID-19 patient outcomes?
July 13, 2021 -- The body composition of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 as assessed on routine abdominal CT exams could help predict adverse outcomes, according to research published online July 9 in the International Journal of Obesity. Read More
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Top 10 questions to ask when buying radiology AI software
Top 10 questions to ask when buying radiology AI software

What issues should you consider when buying artificial intelligence (AI) software for radiology? A multinational team of authors has produced new guidelines -- including a list of top 10 questions to ask -- aimed at helping guide prospective purchasers. Learn more