COVID-19 pandemic forced big changes in radiology workflows
May 25, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic forced major changes in radiology workflow, but the past year also had some silver linings and lessons for the future, according to speakers in a May 24 session at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
AI boosts imaging clinical decision-support software
May 24, 2021 -- The utility of imaging clinical decision-support software can be enhanced by integrating artificial intelligence (AI), according to research presented May 24 at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
Ensuring patient privacy is key in MRI research projects
May 16, 2021 -- Short of turning off all of the computers at your research facility (and maybe not even then), there is no way to keep your MRI research data 100% secure, according to a May 16 session at the 2021 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine virtual meeting. Read More
Cloud computing poised to bolster clinical, research MRI
May 16, 2021 -- Although some key challenges remain, cloud computing can facilitate new clinical and research applications in MRI, according to a May 16 presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
Radiologists should embrace immediate patient access to reports
April 26, 2021 -- It's time for radiologists to embrace the practice of providing patients with immediate access to their radiology results, according to a presentation at the virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More
Goodbye, PACS. Hello, MIMPS? FDA updates rules for radiology software
April 16, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the descriptions of eight classification regulations -- including three that are radiology-specific -- to reflect recent regulatory changes. Among the changes, the agency is retiring the use of PACS in favor of MIMPS, or medical image management and processing system. Read More
Brainlab acquires reporting software firm Mint Medical
March 10, 2021 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab has purchased radiology software developer Mint Medical in a deal aimed at broadening its oncology offerings and making radiology reports more automated and data-driven. Read More
Intelerad expands cardiovascular market presence with Lumedx buy
February 18, 2021 -- In a move aimed at expanding its presence in the cardiovascular market, enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has purchased healthcare analytics and cardiovascular information systems firm Lumedx. Read More
Teleradiology sector provides clear ray of hope in COVID-19 era
February 9, 2021 -- How is teleradiology faring in the pandemic? How is artificial intelligence shaping the market? How do the major players compare and what does the future hold? Analyst Arun Gill gives some answers. Read More
EHR integration gives patients better access to images
January 27, 2021 -- Integrating a dedicated patient image portal with the portal for an electronic health record (EHR) can significantly increase the number of patients who access their medical images, according to a case study published online January 23 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
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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