HIMSS: Phishing attacks, ransomware pose big security risks
March 14, 2022 -- ORLANDO - Phishing attacks and ransomware are currently the most prevalent and significant forms of cyberattacks in healthcare, according to a Monday session at the 2022 meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Read More
The PACSman Pontificates: Part 1, An introduction
March 11, 2022 -- Consultant Michael J. Cannavo introduces his new blog, the PACSMan Pontificates, and gives a sneak preview of what to expect in coming editions. Read More
Cybersecurity vulnerability ensnares imaging, radiation therapy firms
March 10, 2022 -- Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in remote connectivity software used in service offerings by several medical imaging and radiation therapy firms could allow attackers to take control of connected systems, according to alerts issued by U.S. government agencies. Read More
AI market churn continues as Sirona buys AI assets from Nines
February 18, 2022 -- Radiology software developer Sirona Medical has acquired the artificial intelligence (AI) division of teleradiology services provider Nines. The deal is the latest in a trend toward market churn in the AI industry. Read More
The 2021 PACSman Awards: The Jack in the Box show
December 3, 2021 -- 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. Read More
GE targets radiology efficiency with new product launches
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - GE Healthcare is launching new products across a range of medical imaging modalities at RSNA 2021, with a common theme: making radiology departments and imaging centers more efficient. The introductions include a new MRI family and a new CT scanner. Read More
Cybersecurity comes under intense scrutiny at RSNA 2021
November 30, 2021 -- Cybersecurity and safety have become major issues in global healthcare, and it's vital to address these topics because any radiology department or practice can easily become the victim of an attack, experts told RSNA 2021 attendees at a special session on Sunday. Read More
Patient access to images rarely affects radiologists
November 29, 2021 -- Providing patients with access to their radiology reports and images on online portals typically doesn't have an impact on the workflow of radiologists, according to research presented Sunday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Canon's virtual exhibit highlights include new MRI scanner
November 29, 2021 -- While Canon Medical Systems opted not to exhibit in person in McCormick Place, the company is still showcasing its products with a virtual exhibition. Among Canon's highlights are a new MRI scanner, deep learning-based enhancements in CT reconstruction, and a new ultrasound package. Read More
Photon-counting CT scanner paces Siemens at RSNA 2021
November 28, 2021 -- A new photon-counting CT scanner called Naeotom Alpha is the main attraction at the RSNA 2021 booth of Siemens Healthineers this week. The company is also highlighting new product launches in MRI, conventional CT, software for women's health, and other modalities. 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