AI reduces Missed Findings: Results from MGH Study

Chest radiography, also known as a chest X-ray (CXR), is a widely used imaging test for the screening, diagnosis, and monitoring of various cardiothoracic disorders. According to estimates, CXRs make up around 20% of all imaging exams, with millions of CXRs performed in the United States alone each year. Despite its widespread use, CXR interpretation […]

Blackford Analysis acquired by Bayer following sustained growth

Blackford Analysis, one of the leading strategic imaging Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform and solutions provider, today announced its acquisition by Bayer, a global life science company. Spun out from the University of Edinburgh in 2010 and still headquartered in the city, Blackford has a presence in the UK and US focused on providing healthcare providers […]

LMU University Hospital Munich chooses deepc as AI platform partner

The broad clinical adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine is rapidly increasing worldwide. The Munich-based LMU University Hospital has been working on AI solutions for clinical practice and research applications to continuously improve clinical workflows and patient care. For their Department of Radiology, the LMU University Hospital has now entered a close strategic partnership […]

Philips will strengthen its partnership with the ESR

Following years of close collaboration, Philips will strengthen its partnership with the ESR at the European Congress of Radiology 2023, where it will take over an entire Congress floor. Level 2, to be named Philips@TheBlue Level at the 2023 meeting, will host the company alongside many of its most innovative products, services and partnerships. With this commitment, Philips will hold […]

GE HealthCare Completes Spin-Off and Begins Trading on Nasdaq

GE HealthCare announced today that its previously announced spin-off from GE is complete and GE HealthCare will begin trading as an independent company on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol “GEHC” effective at the market opening today. GE HealthCare will be the first company in the state of Wisconsin to remotely ring Nasdaq’s opening […]

Two university hospitals in France digitize pathology

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra recently signed a digital pathology contract with two French healthcare providers. The university hospitals in Montpellier and Nimes will now enhance their collaboration using Sectra’s solution. The digital pathology solution will also help reduce variation and increase efficiency, which in turn will provide patients with high diagnostic quality and […]

AI shows potential in breast cancer screening

A major new study has shown that artificial intelligence (AI) is a promising tool for breast cancer detection in screening mammography programs [1]. Mammograms acquired through population-based breast cancer screening programs produce a significant workload for  radiologists.   Read more here: AI shows potential in Breast Cancer screening DIEurope June 2022

Optimizing breast biopsies for compassionate care

Breast biopsies provide an in-depth analysis of lesions and calcifications after they have been discovered during a woman’s wellness visit. They play a vital role in ensuring the correct diagnosis—meaning minutes matter when it comes to breast biopsies.   Read more here: Hologic Brevera Prof Moschetta Biopsies June 2022

A conversation with the new CEO of Screenpoint

The number of papers describing the application of Artificial Intelligence ( AI) derived algorithms in radiology in general is growing exponentially. In the field of breast imaging in particular, the Transpara AI software developed by the Dutch company ScreenPoint Medical Read more here: Mark Koeniguer Screenpoint Medical Interview June 2022

Development of a new Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent

The finding several years ago that small amounts of gadolinium (Gd) could be deposited in the brains of patients who had received several doses of certain gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), (albeit without any apparent clinical consequences) prompted the European regulatory authorities to withdraw some GBCAs   Read more here :New Gadolinium Contrast Agent Guerbet Bourrinet […]

The impact of AI-derived software in a high-throughput breast screening center

The number of papers published on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in radiology is growing exponentially, with the field of breast imaging being highly active in the implementation of AI approaches, which are no longer restricted to exploratory R&D and evaluation studies but are now being increasingly implemented in clinical routine   Read more […]