CT textures predict interstitial lung disease survival
July 23, 2020 -- Quantitative analysis of texture patterns on CT exams in interstitial lung disease patients can yield better survival predictions than a radiologist's classification of usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) versus non-UIP, according to research presented at last week's virtual ECR. Read More
ECR 2020: Radiologists, data scientists needed for AI
July 17, 2020 -- Greater involvement by radiologists and more help from data scientists are needed to improve the performance of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and expand their use in clinical practice, a leading Spanish expert told ECR Online registrants on Thursday. Read More
SNMMI 2020: AI can aid in diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
July 14, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was highly accurate for diagnosing Parkinson's disease on dopamine transporter SPECT exams, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Read More
Are U.S. medical students avoiding radiology due to AI?
July 9, 2020 -- If results from a survey of medical students in the U.S. are any indication, the misperception that artificial intelligence (AI) will replace radiologists poses by far a bigger threat to the specialty than the technology itself, according to research published online June 27 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
AI could help radiologists better detect kidney cancer
July 6, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) used with CT data could help abdominal radiologists better identify and classify kidney cancer, according to a presentation delivered at the recent virtual annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Read More
ACR, RSNA call on FDA to hold off on autonomous AI
July 1, 2020 -- Autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms aren't close to being safe enough to replace radiologists, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should hold off for now on developing regulatory pathways for autonomous AI in radiology, according to the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the RSNA. Read More
AI algorithm can help in incidental detection of PE
June 30, 2020 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can highlight incidental cases of pulmonary embolism (PE) on contrast-enhanced chest CT exams that were performed for reasons other than to detect PE, according to a presentation at the recent online annual conference of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Read More
SIIM 2020: Human element shouldn't be neglected with AI
June 25, 2020 -- Sure, artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology is cool. But it's not enough to show results in a lab; the technology's real-world impact on efficacy and efficiency also needs to be evaluated, according to a June 25 talk at the virtual annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). Read More
SIIM 2020: How to create robust radiology AI algorithms
June 25, 2020 -- It's not easy to develop radiology artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that don't just perform well on data that are similar to what they are trained on. But there are ways to help improve AI robustness, according to June 24 talks at the virtual annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). Read More
Special Feature
Potential for racial bias raises concerns for radiology AI
Potential for racial bias raises concerns for radiology AI

A preprint study that raised troublesome questions last year about potential bias in radiology artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms has now been formally published in the Lancet Digital Health with the same conclusions. Learn more

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