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
Machine learning, radiomics differentiates glioma
June 28, 2022 -- An automated method based on a machine-learning algorithm and MRI radiomics can differentiate between low-grade and high-grade gliomas, according to research presented at the annual Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) conference in Kissimmee, FL.  Discuss
Radiologists and AI: better together for breast cancer screening
June 24, 2022 -- A breast cancer screening workflow that leverages the different strengths of radiologists and artificial intelligence (AI) software can improve overall accuracy and reduce workload, according to research published June 22 in Lancet Digital Health.  Discuss
SIIM: AI can detect multiple myeloma lesions on whole-body CT
June 11, 2022 -- KISSIMMEE, FL - Lesions caused by multiple myeloma can be detected by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm on whole-body CT exams, according to a presentation given on June 11 at the annual Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) conference.  Discuss
Quantitative ultrasound can help detect hepatic steatosis
June 8, 2022 -- A quantitative ultrasound technique can be highly sensitive for detecting hepatic steatosis, correlating highly with MRI measurements, according to research published June 8 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
CT radiomics helps predict HCC recurrence after liver transplant
June 6, 2022 -- A CT radiomics nomogram can preoperatively predict if a hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patient will have early recurrence following a liver transplant, according to new research published in Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International.  Discuss
Study finds racial inequity in imaging rates at pediatric EDs
June 3, 2022 -- A large cross-sectional study encompassing 38 children's hospitals and more than 12 million pediatric emergency department (ED) visits has found significant differences in imaging utilization among racial and ethnic groups.  Discuss
Race, education affect perceptions of mammography reports
June 1, 2022 -- A woman's race and education level can significantly impact how they view the quality of mammography reports and how much they trust their radiologist, according to a talk at the recent Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium.  Discuss
Outreach can narrow racial disparity in breast cancer screening
May 31, 2022 -- A community outreach program can be quite helpful in reducing racial disparity among women receiving breast cancer screening, according to a presentation at the recent Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium.  Discuss
AI aids CT lung screening by assessing suspicious lung nodules
May 24, 2022 -- Radiologists can improve their assessment of indeterminate lung nodules on CT exams with help from artificial intelligence (AI)-based computer-aided diagnosis software, according to research published online May 24 in Radiology.  Discuss
Can AI guide supplemental breast MRI screening?
May 24, 2022 -- A deep learning-based risk assessment model can perform better than traditional risk models for guiding decisions on supplemental breast MRI screening, according to a talk at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium.  Discuss