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Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study

Could help reduce the shortage of capable ultrasound users, support timely diagnoses

IBM contemplating the sale of Watson Health: report

Disappointing results attributed in part to physicians hesitancy around AI

Clarity and transparency — a clear need in the capital process

Insights from the market experts at TractManager

European Commission gives nod for Siemens to acquire Varian

The deal marks Siemens' direct reentry into the radiotherapy market after 10 years

Swiss researchers 3D-print high-res X-ray detectors

The components may improve performance and lower radiation exposure in medical scans

Predictions for medical billing in 2021

The customer revolution in healthcare marches onward

New X-ray scanner 2.5x better at detecting cancer in breast-conserving surgery: study

UK researchers combine X-ray phase contrast imaging with CT 3D mapping

Intelerad acquires LUMEDX

Providers will be able to access greater cardiovascular expertise on a single enterprise imaging platform

Fixing the weak links in hospital supply chain

Industry leaders point to the mistakes that contributed to pandemic shortages

Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March

The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems

Exclusive Q&A

Telemedicine’s moment is here

February 05, 2021

Q&A with Kayla Cousineau, VP of clinical operations and strategic initiatives

What can be done to save rural imaging?

December 04, 2020

Q&A with Eric Friedberg, ACR’s chair for the General, Small, Emergency, Rural Practices Commission Network Planning Committee

Q&A with RSNA president Dr. James Borgstede

November 29, 2020

Discussing the radiology community's biggest event of the year, beginning November 29

Q&A with incoming ASTRO chair, Dr. Thomas Eichler

October 20, 2020

Getting ready for radiation oncology’s biggest event of the year

Behind the scenes on proton therapy construction jobs

October 16, 2020

Q&A with Joern Meissner, CEO of Meissner Consulting

Q&A with AHRMM chair Dee Donatelli

July 28, 2020

Discussing supply chain, COVID-19, and the virtual meeting in September

Tips for imaging departments making the jump from CR to DR

July 27, 2020

Q&A with Elizabeth Evans, X-ray modality manager at AdventHealth

Q&A with AHRA president Chris Tomlinson

July 10, 2020

Checking in with the leading organization for radiology department managers on COVID-19 and the upcoming virtual meeting

Q&A with SIIM chair-elect Dr. Marc Kohli

June 23, 2020

Get to know the imaging informatics expert, and the benefits of getting involved with the leading imaging informatics society

Q&A with SNMMI incoming president Alan Packard

June 16, 2020

With a robust virtual meeting coming up, we learn about the initiatives SNMMI will be focusing on in the coming year, and the key topics shaping molecular imaging

Q&A with Robert Jensen, president and CEO of AAMI

June 12, 2020

Discover how AAMI is leaning into online platforms to keep HTM professionals safe, informed and at the top of their trade

Discussing the role of proton therapy and the importance of the National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT)

April 17, 2020

Q&A with Abram Gordon, executive director of the Cincinnati Children's Pediatric Center

Q&A with Brian Eastwood of World Health Care Congress

March 17, 2020

The 17th annual World Health Care Congress (WHCC20) which was scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C. March 29 – April 1 has been postponed. Event coordinators are working on rescheduling for later this year.

Teleradiology practiced by vast majority of radiologists

February 25, 2020

Q&A with Dr. Eric Brian Friedberg

Discussing the European independent service market for medical imaging equipment

February 18, 2020

Insights from Borja Ribed, CEO of APR Salud

Q&A with ESR president, Prof. Boris Brkljačić

February 14, 2020

Building partnerships toward a unified imaging community

How low-dose CT lung cancer screening saves lives

November 15, 2019

Insights from Dr. Samir J. Parikh, a diagnostic radiologist who spearheaded a screening clinic in Michigan

Q & A with RSNA president, Dr. Valerie Jackson

November 12, 2019

A passionate educator discusses radiology's road ahead

What can whole-body MR mean for staging cancer more efficiently?

November 08, 2019

Q&A with Stuart Taylor, researcher and professor of medical imaging at University College London

Are you ready for MEDICA 2019?

October 14, 2019

Q&A with Wolfram Diener, managing director of Messe Dusseldorf

Discussing the value of ultrahigh-resolution CT scanning

September 10, 2019

Q&A with John Boone, professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, and chief of medical physics at UC Davis

Q&A with ASTRO president, Dr. Theodore DeWeese

September 06, 2019

Raising the profile of radiation oncology

Discussing the value of MR-guided radiotherapy

September 03, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Parag Parikh, director of MR-guided radiation therapy and director of GI radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Q&A with Susan Sherman, U.S. sales and business development at MAVIG

August 23, 2019

Discussing ceiling-mounted solutions to radiation safety

Q&A with Jason Green, partner and chief sales officer of Health Connect Partners

August 13, 2019

Creating better supply chain relationships, one reverse expo at a time

Are you prepared for the AHRMM conference?

July 12, 2019

Q&A with Teresa Dail, Chief supply chain officer of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)

Q & A with Bill Algee, president of AHRA

July 09, 2019

Find out what to expect at the biggest event of the year for radiology department management

Q&A SIIM chair, Dr. James Whitfill

June 21, 2019

Discussing the state of imaging informatics at large, but also efforts to help the organization better serve its members

Q&A with Dr. Vasken Dilsizian, 2019-2020 president for SNMMI

June 18, 2019

We talk to the incoming president to find out what issues the SNMMI will be focusing on in the coming year

Q&A with Gil Alejo, exhibition sales manager at Informa Markets

June 14, 2019

The North and Latin American healthcare market is gearing up for another FIME meeting

Q&A with Shane Kearney on alternative equipment maintenance

June 07, 2019

Understanding the emerging role of AEM in HTM

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of AEDs in the U.S.

May 24, 2019

Insights from Dr. Lars W. Andersen on research he conducted and what it should mean for the future of public defibrillators

Q&A with Michael Darling, VP Supply Chain, St. Luke’s Health System

May 17, 2019

Discussing the clinical integration of supply chain

Q & A with Robert Jensen, president and CEO of AAMI

May 14, 2019

Find out what to expect at AAMI Exchange, the premier event for the HTM community

The benefits of intraoperative MR Q&A with Dr. John Huston

April 09, 2019

Mayo Clinic neuroradiologist discusses what the advanced capabilities mean for patients – as well as providers

Q&A with Scott Warwick, executive director of the National Association for Proton Therapy

March 22, 2019

Find out what to expect at the year's biggest proton therapy industry event

Q&A with Dr. David Asch, executive director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation

March 01, 2019

What can be done to make EHRs a more seamless part of hospital workflow?

Q&A with ESR president, Lorenzo Derchi

February 26, 2019

Discussing the upcoming ECR meeting and bringing harmony to radiology in Europe

Q&A with Paul Schulz, Healthcare Consulting Manager at Eide Bailly

February 22, 2019

What does it take to successfully implement an RTLS/RFID system into a hospital?

Q&A with Christopher Ross, chairman of HIMSS

February 08, 2019

Discussing his background and some of the hot topics that will dominate conversation at the premier event in health IT

Blockchain in healthcare Q&A with Dr. John Halamka

February 06, 2019

Demystifying the potential of distributed digital ledgers to improve data management in healthcare

Bringing augmented reality into clinical practice

February 05, 2019

Ian Watts, developer of ProjectDR, talks about AR's potential impact in healthcare

Q&A with RSNA president Dr. Vijay Rao

November 27, 2018

Discussing the state of radiology today and what to expect at this year's RSNA meeting

Q&A with Patrick Flaherty, vice president of operations for BioTronics at UPMC

November 12, 2018

HTM insights on the ways equipment maintenance and purchasing are changing and how that impacts the biomedical team’s role

With Zap-X, the creator of CyberKnife aims to give radiation a better image

October 19, 2018

Insights from Dr. John R. Adler Jr. on the future of radiosurgery

Q&A with ASTRO president Dr. Paul Harari

October 16, 2018

The biggest event in radiation oncology is fast approaching - are you ready?

What to expect at MEDICA 2018

October 12, 2018

Interview with Horst Giesen, global portfolio director Health & Medical Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf

Dr. David Hirschorn on NYMIIS 2018

September 17, 2018

Imaging informatics takes center stage again at the New York symposium

Pushing boundaries of medical imaging with 10.5 Tesla MR

September 10, 2018

Insights from the University of Minnesota's MR research team

Q&A with Dennis Durmis, senior vice president, Head of Americas Region, Bayer Radiology

August 10, 2018

Why basic third-party regulations are not about business - but patient safety