Erik Ridley

Erik is senior editor at and focuses on coverage of artificial intelligence and imaging informatics. He joined the website in 2000 and has 24 years of radiology journalism experience, including previous stints with Diagnostic Imaging magazine, Diagnostic Imaging Scan newsletter, and PACS and Networking News. Erik holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Articles by this author
Report: Healthcare leaders focus on AI, virtual care, partnerships
April 19, 2023 -- Healthcare leaders are largely focusing currently on artificial intelligence (AI), the benefits of virtual care, and building partnerships outside of their own healthcare system, according to the eighth annual Future Health Index 2023 report.  Discuss
UnitedHealthcare sues Radiology Partners over billing dispute
April 18, 2023 -- UnitedHealthcare is suing Radiology Partners, claiming that the imaging services provider has engaged in a pass-through billing scheme that has resulted in tens of millions of dollars in allegedly fraudulent payments.  Discuss
3D printing, 4D flow MRI can aid atrial fibrillation treatment
April 18, 2023 -- 4D flow MRI of 3D-printed models has revealed an important clinical goal for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society in Honolulu, HI.  Discuss
CT body composition measures help predict lung cancer recurrence
April 12, 2023 -- Body composition measurements from preoperative CT images can help determine if patients with lung cancer will experience recurrence after surgery, according to research published April 7 in Lung Cancer.  Discuss
Radiology reports key to supporting referring physicians' patient care
March 23, 2023 -- The radiology report is a key element of the service that radiology groups provide to referring physicians. In fact, many see the report as a radiology group's single most important deliverable to customers -- and it may need to change in years to come.  Discuss
AI, workflow take center stage for Philips at ECR
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - Enhancements in its portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) and imaging informatics software were among the featured technologies on display for Philips at ECR 2023.  Discuss
AI can catch missed diagnoses on chest radiographs
March 3, 2023 -- VIENNA - An artificial intelligence (AI)-based software application can identify missed clinically significant findings in chest radiographs, according to research presented on March 3 at ECR 2023.  Discuss
ECR: AI can help radiologists detect more fractures
March 2, 2023 -- VIENNA - When it comes to detecting fractures on radiographs, radiologists and artificial intelligence (AI) software are better together, according to research presented March 2 at ECR 2023.  Discuss
How to have a long and fulfilling career in radiology
March 1, 2023 -- VIENNA - If you're a radiology trainee or a young radiologist, what steps can you take to have a long and fulfilling career? ESR President Dr. Adrian Brady offered some advice during the opening session at ECR 2023.  Discuss
United unveils 5T MRI scanner at ECR 2023
March 1, 2023 -- VIENNA - United Imaging is featuring a new 5-tesla whole-body MRI scanner and artificial intelligence (AI) technology in its maiden appearance at the ECR.  Discuss