The PACSman Pontificates: Stop making sense
April 25, 2022 -- The market for artificial intelligence (AI) software for radiology applications remains red-hot. But how likely are AI companies to show a return on investment in the near future? The PACSman -- Michael J. Cannavo -- has his doubts. Read More
Is radiology technology prepared for trans health?
April 19, 2022 -- How well do radiology hardware and software support trans patients, such as by providing a third option for patients to list their gender? The answer is important as radiology seeks to be an inclusive and supportive discipline, according to research published April 18 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
The radiology reading room of the future
April 8, 2022 -- What technologies will shape the radiology reading room of the future? In this talk from the AuntMinnie.com Spring 2022 Virtual Conference, Dr. Eliot Siegel discusses emerging technologies and how they will affect how radiologists do their daily work in the years to come. Read More
HIMSS unmasked: Random observations from Orlando
March 22, 2022 -- With rates of COVID-19 declining rapidly around the country, this year's meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) was a largely maskless affair. Imaging industry consultant Michael J. Cannavo -- aka the PACSman -- offers some thoughts on the meeting in Orlando. Read More
HIMSS: Enterprise imaging collaboration continues to bear fruit
March 17, 2022 -- ORLANDO - A longstanding collaboration between the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine on enterprise imaging topics remains highly active, according to a HIMSS 2022 session. Read More
HIMSS: Work proceeds apace to integrate imaging with IT
March 17, 2022 -- ORLANDO - Progress is being made to better integrate medical imaging and healthcare IT thanks to work being done by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Longtime imaging executive Rik Primo offers an update at HIMSS 2022. Read More
HIMSS: Medical imaging accelerates shift to the cloud
March 16, 2022 -- ORLANDO - Medical imaging is shifting quickly to the cloud, with more healthcare providers expressing interest in the concept, according to imaging consultant Michael J. Cannavo in this interview from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting. Read More
HIMSS: Medical imaging leads the way in health IT
March 16, 2022 -- ORLANDO - Medical imaging is leading the way in the development and incorporation of new technologies into healthcare IT. That's according to Kim Garriott in an interview at this week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2022 meeting. Read More
HIMSS: What are the hot topics from day 2 at HIMSS?
March 15, 2022 -- ORLANDO - It's day 2 of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) -- what are the hot topics this week at the meeting? Brian Casey and Erik Ridley of AuntMinnie.com file a video report from the show. Read More
HIMSS: What's going on with health IT in the Middle East?
March 15, 2022 -- ORLANDO - What's the status of healthcare IT in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East? That was the subject of a presentation by Monief Mohamed Ibrahim Eid of the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia at this week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2022 meeting. Read More
Special Feature
The 2021 PACSman Awards: The Jack in the Box show
The 2021 PACSman Awards: The Jack in the Box show

Although RSNA 2021 was a lot different than in years past, in some ways it was the best RSNA ever, according to imaging consultant Michael J. Cannavo. In this column, Cannavo shares his observations and doles out his annual PACSman Awards. Learn more

Conferences
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2022
November 27 - December 1
Chicago, Illinois United States
PACS Administrator Course: Training in Imaging Informatics
December 5-9
Houston, Texas United States