Erik Ridley

Erik is senior editor at and focuses on coverage of artificial intelligence and imaging informatics. He joined the website in 2000 and has 24 years of radiology journalism experience, including previous stints with Diagnostic Imaging magazine, Diagnostic Imaging Scan newsletter, and PACS and Networking News. Erik holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Articles by this author
How do radiology residents in the U.S. want to learn about AI?
January 31, 2023 -- Most radiology residents in the U.S. want education on artificial intelligence (AI) technology to be included in the residency curriculum and they want the training to be hands-on, according to research published January 27 in Academic Radiology.  Discuss
GE HealthCare takes flight as standalone firm
January 4, 2023 -- Now officially a standalone, publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq exchange, GE HealthCare aims to both benefit from its corporate legacy and exploit its new agility to pursue its strategy of facilitating precision healthcare.  Discuss
RSNA-ACR registry reveals usage patterns, benefits of 3D printing
December 21, 2022 -- Now in its second year of operation, the RSNA-American College of Radiology (ACR) 3D Printing Registry is accumulating data that will enable quality improvement and set the stage for reimbursement for 3D printing in radiology, according to research presented at RSNA 2022.  Discuss
GE HealthCare targets precision health as standalone company
December 8, 2022 -- With GE HealthCare set to emerge as its own standalone company early next year, executives highlighted the firm's strategy for precision healthcare during Investor Day presentations on December 8 in New York City.  Discuss
Philips emphasizes AI, workflow at RSNA 2022
December 1, 2022 -- CHICAGO - With an eye on helping radiologists to become more efficient, collaborate, and avoid burnout, Philips focused on its new artificial intelligence (AI) and imaging informatics offerings at RSNA 2022.  Discuss
CMS releases final 2023 Medicare reimbursement rules
November 2, 2022 -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System rules for 2023.  Discuss
How to combat eye strain, visual fatigue in radiology
October 31, 2022 -- Eye strain can be a frequent issue for radiologists, a problem exacerbated by higher exam volumes, the increasing complexity of imaging studies, and the pressure to maintain turnaround times.  Discuss
Philips expands radiation oncology portfolio
October 20, 2022 -- Philips has unveiled its MR for Calculating Attenuation Head and Neck radiotherapy application and announced the compatibility of its MR Head and Neck Coil with a positioning mask system from MacroMedics.  Discuss
Machine-learning algorithms detect sleep apnea on MRI
October 17, 2022 -- Machine-learning algorithms can diagnose obstructive sleep apnea on brain MRI exams much faster than methods currently used to identify the sleep disorder, according to research published on October 12 in the Journal of Sleep Research.  Discuss
VR, AR ready to take off in neurosurgery
October 14, 2022 -- Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies are poised to have a profound impact on image visualization in neurosurgery, according to research published October 5 in the journal World Neurosurgery.