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
Radiology residents appreciate real-world exposure to AI
September 27, 2022 -- Radiology residents appreciate the opportunity to gain real-world experience with artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the clinical workflow, according to research published September 26 in Clinical Imaging.  Discuss
AI spots large vessel occlusions, predicts patient outcome
September 23, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) was able to detect large vessel occlusions (LVO) on CT angiography (CTA) and predict treatment outcomes in research published September 15 in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  Discuss
AI speeds up peer review by flagging potential missed reads
September 21, 2022 -- Suspicious liver lesions initially missed by radiologists on CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) can be detected by an artificial intelligence (AI) model, according to research published September 17 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
Nvidia unveils AI platform, new MONAI release at GTC
September 20, 2022 -- Nvidia has introduced a new healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) platform and released version 1.0 of its Medical Open Network for AI (MONAI) at this week's GPU technology conference (GTC) 2022 in San Francisco.  Discuss
New AI model doesn't require annotated training data
September 19, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm trained on chest x-ray datasets not manually labeled by experts can perform similarly to radiologists for detecting pathologies, according to research published September 15 in Nature Biomedical Engineering.  Discuss
What do referring physicians want from a radiology report?
September 17, 2022 -- The radiology report is a key element of the service that radiology groups provide to referring physicians. In fact, many see the report as a radiology group's single most important deliverable to customers -- and it may need to change in years to come.  Discuss
CT radiomics helps spot uncommon form of lung cancer
September 15, 2022 -- A nomogram based on radiomics features and clinical variables can help to identify an uncommon form of lung cancer that mimics the appearance of pneumonia on CT, according to research published September 14 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
AI algorithm identifies pancreatic cancer on CT
September 13, 2022 -- Computer-aided detection software based on artificial intelligence (AI) technology can yield strong and generalizable performance for spotting pancreatic cancer on CT exams, according to research published online September 13 in Radiology.  Discuss
AI software boosts diagnostic precision for lung nodules on CT
September 13, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) software could help detect lung cancer sooner on CT while also improving specificity, according to research published September 3 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
GE's healthcare spinoff set for January launch
September 12, 2022 -- The long-awaited spinoff of GE's healthcare division is scheduled to be completed in the first week of January 2023. The new GE HealthCare will focus on enabling precision healthcare, GE executives said September 12 at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference.  Discuss