Brian Casey

Brian joined 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
Top 10 stories show COVID-19's hold on radiology in 2020
December 23, 2020 -- It was a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic dominated our lives, and that impact was evident in the list of the top 10 radiology stories on for 2020. Articles about the novel coronavirus outbreak occupied six of the 10 spots in our list of most popular stories, based on member views.  Discuss
Washington Post article highlights Atlas role in COVID-19 response
December 22, 2020 -- The role of neuroradiologist Dr. Scott Atlas in directing the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of a critical article published December 19 in the Washington Post. The story has prompted Atlas to publish a rebuttal defending his approach in the Wall Street Journal.  Discuss
ASTRO lauds delay of radiation therapy payment reform
December 22, 2020 -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is lauding a provision included in the massive U.S. government spending bill passed December 21 that would push to January 2022 implementation of payment reform for radiation therapy procedures.  Discuss
Intelerad continues growth spree, buys Digisonics
December 16, 2020 -- Enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has continued its acquisition spree by purchasing Digisonics, a developer of software for ultrasound image management and structured reporting.  Discuss
FDA relaxes MQSA rules during COVID-19 emergency
December 4, 2020 -- The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue new guidelines that relax some of the regulatory requirements for breast imaging facilities under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).  Discuss
Radiology workflow a focus for Philips at RSNA 2020
December 3, 2020 -- A centralized command center that enables healthcare enterprises to more easily manage their far-flung radiology operations is the focus of the virtual booth at RSNA 2020 for Philips Healthcare.  Discuss
New x-ray systems mark Siemens exhibit at RSNA 2020
December 2, 2020 -- A slate of new x-ray systems, including a digital radiography system, a dual-purpose radiography and fluoroscopy system, and a mobile C-arm, are among the highlights in the virtual booth of Siemens Healthineers at this week's RSNA 2020 virtual meeting.  Discuss
Atlas resigns as White House COVID-19 adviser
December 1, 2020 -- Neuroradiologist Dr. Scott Atlas on November 30 announced his resignation as an adviser on COVID-19 to the Trump administration. Atlas' four-month tenure in the position was marked by controversy due to statements he made in opposition to lockdown measures.  Discuss
GE products at RSNA 2020 include AI-enhanced imaging
December 1, 2020 -- GE Healthcare is demonstrating a slate of new imaging technologies at this week's virtual RSNA 2020 meeting, including the latest version of its interventional imaging platform, a new 3D mobile C-arm, and an array of products enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI).  Discuss
Canon touts wide-bore CT, AI for PET/CT at RSNA 2020
November 29, 2020 -- A new CT scanner with a wide 90-cm bore, new applications for artificial intelligence (AI)-based reconstruction of PET/CT, and cardiac spectral CT in a single heartbeat are among the highlights in the booth of Canon Medical Systems USA at this week's virtual RSNA 2020 show.  Discuss