dismiss

Clean Sweep Live Auction on Thur. March 28th. Click to view the full inventory

DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Mobile Imaging
SEARCH
Current Location:
>
> This Story


Log in or Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment
Advertisement

 

advertisement

 

More Magazine Features

Soothing pediatric imaging fears: Experts discuss options Pediatric imaging should be fun and games

The humble hospital bed joins the ranks of smart medical devices Patient monitoring and deep learning enhance the last offerings

Access to proton therapy increasing for pediatric patients Young cancer patients have the most to gain from proton treatment

Is medical 3D printing destined to become as commonplace as X-ray? Diverse teams may help unlock 3D printing’s full potential

What will the right RIS system bring to your imaging department? There is no one-size-fits-all solution for RIS needs

See All Magazine Features  

X-Ray Homepage

New approach identifies lung cancer patients most likely to respond to chemotherapy Combines radiomics and CT image assessment

3D mammography helps avoid unnecessary breast biopsies, says study 33 percent difference in biopsy rate compared to standard mammography

National Mobile X-ray acquires MMDS Mobile X-ray Expands reach deeper in southeastern US

BSWH to install Glassbeam's CLEAN blueprint to leverage machine uptime Will include integrated CMMS software by EQ2

Level Ex releases interventional cardiac video game, Cardio Ex Over 35 levels that test cognitive, spatial reasoning and decision-making skills

Machine learning reduces false positives for lung cancer in low-dose CT False positives occur at rate of 96 percent

Siemens to unveil its SOMATOM go.Top Cardiovascular Edition CT at ACC 19 Ideal for the cardiovascular outpatient setting

Varex Imaging and H+P Advanced Technology to build carbon nanotube company Expect to see products come out in two-to-three years

Hitachi unveils new CT and ultrasound solutions at ECR Standard version of SCENARIA VIEW and three new Arietta ultrasound solutions

Universal measurement approach to CT X-ray proposed by researchers 'Only a small change to existing practice is required to unify their measurements.'

AI to patient-centricity: Experts discuss top imaging trends

by John W. Mitchell , Senior Correspondent
From the November 2018 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News magazine

AI is a little acronym for one of the biggest changes taking place in imaging. Over the last year, it is fair to say that AI has presented as a mix of unprecedented buzz, hyperbole, and finally – something that could actually bring meaningful value to providers.

And although headlines like “Will AI Replace Radiologists?” have not shown any signs of slowing down, industry insiders have taken a firm position that this is really more about augmenting human intelligence than replacing it with something that stands alone and makes decisions.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

RaySafe helps you avoid unnecessary radiation

RaySafe solutions are designed to minimize the need for user interaction, bringing unprecedented simplicity & usability to the X-ray room. We're committed to establishing a radiation safety culture wherever technicians & medical staff encounter radiation.



“We are challenged to communicate a clear message of the continued bright future for radiologists amidst the hype around AI replacing radiologists,” Dr. Geraldine McGinty, chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors told HCB News. “In general, radiologists are innovators by nature, and our community is engaged and ready to use these new tools to improve quality of care and outcomes.”

Indeed, AI and its underlying machine learning will be a key focus at this year’s 2018 RSNA meeting, with expanded learning and research opportunities for stakeholders to sift through the promotional language and see what’s really happening. RSNA’s leadership believe that imaging is now entering its “fourth generation”, characterized by big imaging AI investments that will soon make their presence felt in regular imaging facilities throughout the country.

In June, RSNA even announced the creation of a new journal titled Radiology Artificial Intelligence.

Not that AI doesn’t pose challenges. Dr. Kurt Shoppe, the chair of the ACR Reimbursement Committee, told HCB News in July that there are some details to work out related to radiologist payment policies and who will cover the overhead costs of AI implementations. While those specifics remain somewhat uncertain, Shoppe echoed a sentiment that has become familiar in the industry: that AI would help radiologists reduce time on mundane, repetitive tasks and allow more time to spend with patients and hospital teams.

Dr. Matt Lungren, associate director for artificial intelligence and imaging at Stanford Medical Center, said that one of the biggest challenges with creating powerful AI systems is having the abundance of data required to train the model.

“They’re very hungry for data,” Lungren told HCB News, adding that privacy laws and siloed medical centers can hamper access to those large quantities in imaging where other industries might not run into those challenges, causing a “critical bottleneck in the advancement of the field.”
  Pages: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - ... >>

X-Ray Homepage


You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Advertise
Increase Your
Brand Awareness
Auctions + Private Sales
Get The
Best Price
Buy Equipment/Parts
Find The
Lowest Price
Daily News
Read The
Latest News
Directory
Browse All
DOTmed Users
Ethics on DOTmed
View Our
Ethics Program
Gold Parts Vendor Program
Receive PH
Requests
Gold Service Dealer Program
Receive RFP/PS
Requests
Healthcare Providers
See all
HCP Tools
Jobs/Training
Find/Fill
A Job
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Get Parts
Quotes
Recently Certified
View Recently
Certified Users
Recently Rated
View Recently
Certified Users
Rental Central
Rent Equipment
For Less
Sell Equipment/Parts
Get The
Most Money
Service Technicians Forum
Find Help
And Advice
Simple RFP
Get Equipment
Quotes
Virtual Trade Show
Find Service
For Equipment
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2019 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED