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Total CT scans dropped 20% in 2020 due to COVID-19: IMV report

73 million scans compared to 91.4 million in 2019

Dartmouth modifies linear accelerator to deliver FLASH radiotherapy

Researchers hope to eventually conduct a human safety trial with FLASH radiotherapy

Interventional and surgical X-ray equipment markets plummeted in 2020

Insights from the market analysts at Signify Research

Philips to acquire Capsule Technologies for $635 million

The deal would scale Philips' patient management services for all hospital care settings

Radiology patient takes Cleveland Clinic to court over billing practices

Accuses health system of unfair billing for its radiology services

Five key lessons for boosting hospital finances and operations during COVID-19

Pandemic disruptions have caused radiology practices to reassess their financial states and operations

RadNET's DeepHealth AI facilitates breast cancer detection a year sooner than radiologists

New study indicates the algorithms outperformed full-time, breast-fellowship-trained experts

Over 80% drop in SPECT-MPI had no impact on rate of abnormal findings

University of Alabama researchers say restrictions may have reduced unnecessary scans

AI tool in development predicts prostate cancer recurrence risk

RadClip could help physicians personalize individual treatment plans

Solis Mammography has acquired Progressive Radiology

The deal expands Solis Mammography's presence for outpatient imaging in the DMV region

IT Matters

The FDA is looking at new rules to govern AI

December 02, 2019

Our conversation with Rik Primo, part 2 of 2

The FDA is looking at new rules to govern AI, but is the rulebook outdated?

October 08, 2019

Part one of two, with Rik Primo

EHRs, digital imaging and the slow evolution of interoperability

September 02, 2019

Dr. Chris Roth addresses hurdles and what is needed to overcome them

From missiles to cancer cells

August 09, 2019

Avi Veidman discusses how his military background has guided his mission to improve patient outcomes

The building block(chain) of healthcare’s future?

July 26, 2019

Insights from Eliot Siegel on what needs to happen for blockchain to improve the industry

AI’s role in radiology — past, present, future

June 07, 2019

What will it take to fully integrate machine learning into healthcare?

The non-healthcare industry factors for better patient health

May 17, 2019

'Value-based care' starts outside the hospital

Improving efficiencies here and now with VR and 3D

April 12, 2019

How one doctor with a passion for engineering aims to improve care

Pixel perfect – A new approach to annotation software

March 12, 2019

Akshay Goel discusses cloud-based deep learning platform, Radlearn.ai

How AI can change radiology practice for the better

January 08, 2019

A conversation with NYU Langone’s Dr. Michael Recht

Bringing a ‘hive mind’ approach to AI in radiology

November 27, 2018

How Stanford Medical University and Unanimous AI are partnering to bring the human element to AI

IT Matters: Optimizing radiation therapy plans with AI

October 02, 2018

Using automation to expedite cancer treatment planning

The promise of AI (part 2 of 2)

September 28, 2018

Dr. Luciano Prevedello shares insight he’s gained through the AI lab his radiology department created

The promise of AI (part one)

August 24, 2018

Big picture insights from Dr. Luciano Prevedello

Imaging informatics and the clinical informatics umbrella

July 18, 2018

A discussion with University of Cincinnati's Dr. Alexander Towbin

The moving image – imaging informatics’ opportunity to improve process

June 16, 2018

Insights from Dr. Geraldine McGinty

Radiology’s role in quality metrics and value-based care

May 11, 2018

Insights from Dr. Gregory N. Nicola FACR, executive leadership, Hackensack Radiology Group

Encounter-based vs. order-based imaging

April 10, 2018

Dawn Cram, the IS director, enterprise imaging at Ochsner Health System, discusses the evolving paradigm

The generation gap in physician digital communications

March 07, 2018

Dr. Bryan Vartabedian on why EHR complaints are likely to diminish over time

IT Matters - Radiology workflow orchestration

February 06, 2018

Part two of our conversation with Dr. David Hirschorn, chief of informatics, imaging service line, at Northwell Health

IT Matters - Radiology workflow orchestration

December 26, 2017

Insights from Dr. David Hirschorn on a more efficient imaging department

IT Matters: The vital role of imaging informatics

October 03, 2017

Two examples of how imaging informatics can improve the image ordering process

A needle in the haystack: Searching for the right information, the right way

September 06, 2017

Tips for helping PACS and the EMR play nice

Improving radiology through feedback and metrics

August 09, 2017

Imaging professionals need to be heard

IT Matters - The need to mitigate data breaches and cyberattacks

June 07, 2017

Five tips to balance great interoperability against the great risks that come with it

IT matters: Virtual and augmented reality in medicine

May 15, 2017

Disruptive technologies are creating a hundred-billion dollar industry

Using big data to improve OR efficiency and margins

April 07, 2017

OR management often relies on outdated methods

IT matters: How radiologists solved their PACS problems

March 14, 2017

A different approach worked for Sunshine Radiology

The big question: Where is deconstructed PACS going?

February 06, 2017

The deconstructed model — as we know it — is not sustainable

IT Matters: IT budgeting for the new year

December 08, 2016

How to navigate the hurdles of upgrades while keeping everything running smoothly

IT Matters: time to tackle the toughest part of enterprise imaging

November 24, 2016

With increased image mobility, security concerns take center stage

Leveraging EHRs and advancing patient care

October 03, 2016

Bridging the gap between entering data and being informed by it

Critical test management deals with more than urgent issues

September 05, 2016

Keeping track of the patients who require follow-up less urgently

Critical test management gets the attention that it deserves

July 06, 2016

Dr. David Hirschorn discusses successes at Staten Island University Hospital

Has ‘moderate’ artificial intelligence in diagnostic imaging arrived?

June 16, 2016

There has been a renaissance of academic and commercial activity in artificial intelligence

Improving care with analytics

May 13, 2016

Value-based payment models blurring traditional domain boundaries for analytics

IT Matters – Image access strategies

March 25, 2016

From the March issue of HCB News magazine

IT Matters - Image access strategies

February 20, 2016

Trends for optimizing imaging systems for a facility's diagnostic users

IT Matters - Access control strategies to secure health care data

September 06, 2015

Protecting your data from hackers

IT Matters – Critical test result management

September 03, 2015

Time management when it comes to managing urgent test results

IT Matters – The birth of PACS

July 09, 2015

Understand the birth of PACS from the man who was there from the start - Dr. Eliot Siegel

It Matters – Who moved my PACS?

June 26, 2015

How upcoming trends will shape the IT tools within the imaging industry

IT Matters – A banner year for health IT education

June 05, 2015

How health IT education has come a long way

IT Matters – Preventing medical device hacks

March 27, 2015

Safeguard your identity from medical device hacks

To achieve true value-added radiology we need 'real-time' EMR data mining

February 13, 2015

Radiologists involvement required

Images where and when you need them

January 22, 2015

Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Cheryl Petersilge details the facility's imaging efforts

In Development: Imaging IT solutions for the new health care

November 24, 2014

The CIO and executive vice president for technology at ACR talks about Imaging 3.0

Virtualization of clinical applications

October 23, 2014

The enterprise solutions architect at UnityPoint Health discusses the "big leap."

Radiology analytics' insight into other areas of hospital performance

October 02, 2014

Lessons learned can be a boon to other departments