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
Instrumentarium to debut Diamond system in step towards full-field digital mammo
April 7, 2000 -- Instrumentarium will offer a glimpse next week into its vision for the future of digital mammography, unveiling its new Diamond interventional breast imaging system at the National Conference on Breast Cancer in San Francisco.
MBI cuts staff by 58%, shifts focus to Optison
March 31, 2000 -- Just weeks after Palatin Technologies told Molecular Biosystems that it was cancelling a planned merger, MBI has announced a dramatic restructuring of the company.
Siemens seeks to cut full-field digital mammo costs
March 24, 2000 -- The stratospheric cost of digital mammography has been seen as a high hurdle for vendors to clear, but at least one major mammography company has a plan to reduce the price of its system.
Merger between contrast firms MBI and Palatin collapses
March 14, 2000 -- The proposed merger of contrast agent developers Palatin Technologies and Molecular Biosystems will not take place, according to Palatin.
Lobbying effort builds for mandatory tech licensure
March 3, 2000 -- A bill to establish federal requirements for education and credentialing of personnel performing medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures could be introduced in Congress in coming weeks.
GE debuts flat-panel digital cardiac cath system
March 1, 2000 -- NEW YORK CITY - GE broadened its digital x-ray product line February 29 with the introduction of Innova 2000, a flat-panel digital cardiovascular imaging system.
SCAR launches educational program
February 28, 2000 -- SCAR launches educational program
Fischer eyes clearance for digital mammography
February 22, 2000 -- Fischer Imaging hopes to soon enter the full-field digital mammography market in the U.S. with SenoScan.
Digital mammography to face tough implementation hurdles
February 7, 2000 -- The FDA's decision to clear GE's Senographe 2000D digital mammography system has been heralded as a groundbreaking development, but it is uncertain how quickly healthcare institutions will put digital mammography to use.
Thermo Electron seeks buyer for Trex Medical
January 31, 2000 -- X-ray and mammography giant Trex Medical is for sale. Trex's parent, conglomerate Thermo Electron, announced today that it intends to seek a buyer for the Danbury, CT-based firm.