The 2021 PACSman Awards: The Jack in the Box show
December 3, 2021 -- Although RSNA 2021 was a lot different than in years past, in some ways it was the best RSNA ever, according to imaging consultant Michael J. Cannavo. In this column, Cannavo shares his observations and doles out his annual PACSman Awards. Read More
GE targets radiology efficiency with new product launches
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching new products across a range of medical imaging modalities at RSNA 2021, with a common theme: making radiology departments and imaging centers more efficient. The introductions include a new MRI family and a new CT scanner. Read More
Cybersecurity comes under intense scrutiny at RSNA 2021
November 30, 2021 -- Cybersecurity and safety have become major issues in global healthcare, and it's vital to address these topics because any radiology department or practice can easily become the victim of an attack, experts told RSNA 2021 attendees at a special session on Sunday. Read More
Patient access to images rarely affects radiologists
November 29, 2021 -- Providing patients with access to their radiology reports and images on online portals typically doesn't have an impact on the workflow of radiologists, according to research presented Sunday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Canon's virtual exhibit highlights include new MRI scanner
November 29, 2021 -- While Canon Medical Systems opted not to exhibit in person in McCormick Place, the company is still showcasing its products with a virtual exhibition. Among Canon's highlights are a new MRI scanner, deep learning-based enhancements in CT reconstruction, and a new ultrasound package. Read More
Photon-counting CT scanner paces Siemens at RSNA 2021
November 28, 2021 -- A new photon-counting CT scanner called Naeotom Alpha is the main attraction at the RSNA 2021 booth of Siemens Healthineers this week. The company is also highlighting new product launches in MRI, conventional CT, software for women's health, and other modalities. Read More
How to shop for AI, enterprise imaging, and more at RSNA 2021
November 24, 2021 -- Imaging consultant Michael J. Cannavo shares his tips for how to shop for artificial intelligence (AI) software, PACS, enterprise imaging, and more at RSNA 2021. Read More
Investing in IT interoperability can extinguish radiologist burnout
November 12, 2021 -- Burnout is a pervasive problem in the medical field. But can better interoperability of imaging IT address this growing problem? Robert Judd, PhD, of Intelerad Medical Systems offers a perspective. Read More
Intelerad targets cloud in acquisition of Ambra Health
October 14, 2021 -- Enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has acquired fellow enterprise imaging and PACS provider Ambra Health in a deal that will significantly expand Intelerad's cloud-based image management capabilities. Read More
Clinicians may prefer imaging clinical decision support with AI
October 4, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI)-based software tool can make radiology clinical decision-support software more user-friendly to ordering clinicians, according to research published October 1 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More