AI, AR enable real-time pain assessment on virtual brain
July 10, 2019 -- Researchers from Michigan have developed a new technique for real-time pain assessment on virtual 3D brain models using a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and augmented reality (AR) technology. They detail their method in an article recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.  Discuss
Advances in imaging, AI make cardiac MRI more accessible
July 10, 2019 -- Cardiac MRI is often a last resort in imaging modalities, for reasons including difficulty of image acquisition, cost, and hardware availability. Dr. Melany B. Atkins discusses the advantages that technologies such as 4D flow and artificial intelligence (AI) bring to cardiac MRI and how their use can benefit both patients and providers.  Discuss
AI tops recent imaging informatics highlights
July 3, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) has been the driving force behind the most important recent advances achieved in imaging informatics, according to a presentation last week at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting in Denver.  Discuss
Deep-learning model predicts 5-year breast cancer risk
July 2, 2019 -- A deep-learning model created using data from a single breast MR image can help predict the five-year risk for women whose chances of developing breast cancer are higher, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Discuss
SIIM: AI boosts triage efficiency for aortic tears on CTA
July 1, 2019 -- DENVER - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to screen for aortic dissection and rupture on CT angiography (CTA) scans with high accuracy -- improving triage efficiency for the conditions prior to radiologist review – in a new study, presented Friday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
SIIM: AI can detect, classify TB on chest x-rays
July 1, 2019 -- DENVER - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately detect, localize, and classify suspected tuberculosis (TB) on chest x-rays, according to research presented Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Video from SIIM 2019: Dr. Howard Chen on recent advances in imaging informatics
June 28, 2019 -- DENVER - What were the key developments in imaging informatics in 2018? Dr. Howard Chen of the Cleveland Clinic highlights five significant trends and discusses their potential influence on the future direction of the field in this video from the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
SIIM: AI exploits CT sinogram data to find lung nodules
June 28, 2019 -- DENVER - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately detect lung nodules on CT by analyzing both the reconstructed image and the raw sinogram data, according to research presented Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Video from SIIM 2019: Dr. Charles Kahn on safe, effective, and humane AI
June 27, 2019 -- DENVER - It's important to test radiology artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms thoroughly with a rigorous methodological approach prior to adoption, said Dr. Charles Kahn of the University of Pennsylvania in a video interview Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Video from SIIM 2019: Dr. Jim Whitfill on AI, enterprise imaging, and patient engagement
June 27, 2019 -- DENVER - A new artificial intelligence (AI) challenge aimed at spurring development of algorithms for detecting pneumothorax on x-rays is among the highlights at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting, said SIIM Chair Dr. Jim Whitfill in a video interview.  Discuss