AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates
June 22, 2017 -- A machine-learning algorithm shows potential for facilitating the holy grail of real-time, patient-specific radiation dose estimates from CT scans, according to research presented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting earlier this month in Pittsburgh.  Discuss
7 steps to better AI algorithms
June 16, 2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage right now, with most of the focus on using the technology for image analysis. But Dr. Eliot Siegel believes that AI has much more to offer, and he suggested several improvements at the recent International Society for Computed Tomography (ISCT) meeting.  Discuss
Can AI predict treatment response in bipolar patients?
June 14, 2017 -- Can the same type of artificial intelligence (AI) technology used in fighter pilot combat simulation be used to predict how patients with bipolar disorder will respond to treatment? Yes, according to research published online in Bipolar Disorders.  Discuss
Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips
June 12, 2017 -- A deep-learning algorithm that can prescreen chest radiographs for an incorrectly positioned peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) was presented at the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting. The algorithm can alert radiologists to immediately prioritize those cases.  Discuss
SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density
June 2, 2017 -- PITTSBURGH - A deep-learning technique shows promise for helping to classify breast density on mammography images, according to research presented on Friday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology
June 1, 2017 -- PITTSBURGH - Artificial intelligence (AI) will persistently and pervasively enhance all aspects of radiology, enabling precision medicine and potentially even finding disease before it becomes symptomatic, said Dr. Keith Dreyer, PhD, on Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
TeraRecon buys McCoy to create 'Amazon for AI'
June 1, 2017 -- With the goal of creating a sort of Amazon.com for artificial intelligence (AI), advanced visualization software developer TeraRecon has acquired machine-learning company McCoy Medical Technologies and formed a new firm, called WIA, that aims to be a single location for users to find AI algorithms.  Discuss
How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years?
May 26, 2017 -- Will radiologists be replaced within 20 years by computers powered by artificial intelligence (AI)? Dr. Bradley Erickson, PhD, and Dr. Eliot Siegel debated this question on May 25 in a wide-ranging discussion at the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Shady Grove Campus in Rockville, MD.  Discuss
ACR 2017: GE's Immelt says radiologists should not fear AI
May 23, 2017 -- WASHINGTON, DC - Radiologists should take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) by using it to improve their hospitals and practices, and they shouldn't fear that the technology will take their jobs, advised Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric, during a May 21 keynote address at the American College of Radiology (ACR) meeting.  Discuss
ACR launches Data Science Institute to drive AI
May 21, 2017 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced an initiative on Sunday at its annual meeting aimed at advancing the field of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology. The college's new Data Science Institute plans to work with industry partners and regulators to spur the adoption of these tools in clinical practice.  Discuss