Brian Casey

Brian joined AuntMinnie.com in 1999 and was the website's founding editor in chief. He has 26 years of experience in radiology journalism, previously working for Diagnostic Imaging Scan newsletter and Diagnostic Imaging magazine.

He holds a bachelor's degree in radio-television from the University of Arizona and a master's degree in radio-television from San Francisco State University. His area of focus is in digital x-ray technologies. 

Articles by this author
Massive VHA audit explores reasons for imaging delays
December 10, 2019 -- A massive review of outpatient radiology and nuclear medicine services in the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) found that 17% of routine requests and 25% of urgent orders for outpatient imaging were not performed in a timely fashion.  Discuss
United Imaging launches mobile PET/CT unit at RSNA 2019
December 2, 2019 -- CHICAGO - United Imaging Healthcare is marking its second RSNA meeting as an exhibitor by launching a new mobile digital PET/CT scanner, UMI 550. The company is also debuting an ultrawide-bore 3-tesla MRI scanner and is showcasing products that have received regulatory clearance since last year's meeting.  Discuss
Canon launches spectral CT, digital PET/CT at RSNA
December 1, 2019 -- CHICAGO - A new wide-area spectral CT scanner with data reconstruction based on artificial intelligence, a new fully digital PET/CT scanner, and enhancements in ultrasound, MRI, and interventional imaging are among the highlights in the RSNA 2019 booth of Canon Medical Systems USA.  Discuss
Focused ultrasound treatment to brain relieves tremors
November 26, 2019 -- Applying treatments of MR-guided focused ultrasound to the brain can be an effective therapy for people with essential tremor, as well as tremor related to Parkinson's disease, according to a study to be presented at RSNA 2019 in Chicago.  Discuss
What to look for in AI and IT at RSNA 2019
November 22, 2019 -- RSNA 2019 offers an excellent chance for radiology professionals to get a good look at what's hot in artificial intelligence (AI) and information technology (IT). Simon Harris and Steve Holloway of market research firm Signify Research discuss the major trends they expect to see at McCormick Place.  Discuss
Multiple AI algorithms work better together
November 21, 2019 -- Employing multiple artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to attack a task together results in better performance compared with using a single AI algorithm on its own, according to a study published online November 20 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence.  Discuss
AI abstracts top list of Roadie winners for RSNA 2019
November 20, 2019 -- The hottest topics at RSNA 2019 will cover the gamut of radiology research, from artificial intelligence (AI) for chest x-ray and mammography to new structured reporting tools for endometriosis evaluation. That's based on the abstracts that received Roadie awards for this year's meeting.  Discuss
La. keepsake ultrasound center leaves moms in lurch
November 19, 2019 -- A group of expecting moms in Louisiana have discovered a hard lesson about the perils of keepsake ultrasound centers. The center apparently told dozens of women the wrong gender for their babies, and it even told one woman to do jumping jacks to enable a better view on ultrasound scans, according to news reports.  Discuss
CDC finds vitamin E acetate in 100% of vaping cases
November 8, 2019 -- In news that sheds light on the recent outbreak of vaping-related lung disease, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on November 8 disclosed that the presence of vitamin E acetate was discovered in 100% of lung fluid samples from 29 patients that were submitted to the agency from 10 states.  Discuss
Global celebrations mark International Day of Radiology
November 8, 2019 -- The International Day of Radiology was celebrated around the world on November 8 as radiology professionals observed the anniversary of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen's discovery of x-rays on this date in 1895.  Discuss