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Brain Imaging October 16, 2023

PET’s Milestone Moment October 16, 2023

CMS has ended its policy of only paying for PET scans of dementia patients if they are enrolled in a clinical trial.

Imaging IT October 12, 2023

Making Screening Better October 12, 2023

Two new studies show how to improve on one of cancer screening’s biggest challenges: following up on abnormal results.

Artificial Intelligence October 9, 2023

AI Tug of War Continues October 9, 2023

A new type of generative AI language model for creating radiology reports shows promise in a new study.

Lung Cancer Screening October 6, 2023

CT Lung Screening Saves Women October 6, 2023

CT lung cancer screening delivered lower all-cause mortality in women after 12 years of follow-up.

Artificial Intelligence October 2, 2023

More Work Ahead for Chest X-Ray AI? October 2, 2023

The UK’s national technology assessment agency issued an equivocal report on AI for chest X-ray, saying more research is needed before it can be used routinely.

Artificial Intelligence September 28, 2023

AI Hits Speed Bumps September 28, 2023

AI’s drive to widespread clinical use hit some speed bumps this week with two new studies pointing out the technology’s shortcomings.

Artificial Intelligence September 25, 2023

Predicting AI Performance September 25, 2023

How can you predict whether an AI algorithm will fall short for a particular clinical use case?

Artificial Intelligence September 20, 2023

Can AI Direct Breast MRI? September 20, 2023

A deep learning algorithm trained to analyze mammography images predicted breast cancer risk and could direct the use of breast MRI screening.

Ultrasound September 18, 2023

POCUS Cuts DVT Stays September 18, 2023

Using POCUS in the emergency department (ED) to scan patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis cut their length of stay in the ED in half.

Radiologists September 14, 2023

Radiology’s Enduring Popularity September 14, 2023

Radiology is seeing a resurgence of interest from medical students, with the medical specialty’s popularity at historically high levels.

Lung Cancer Screening September 11, 2023

CT Detects Early Lung Cancer September 11, 2023

A massive CT lung cancer screening program launched in Taiwan has been effective in detecting early lung cancer.

Breast Imaging September 7, 2023

Tipping Point for Breast AI? September 7, 2023

In the PERFORMS study, mammography AI performed as well as radiologists for analyzing screening mammograms.

Oncology Imaging August 31, 2023

Screening Foes Strike Back August 31, 2023

Opponents of population-based cancer screening published a series of articles in JAMA Internal Medicine casting doubt on whether screening has any value.

Artificial Intelligence August 29, 2023

Economic Barriers to AI August 29, 2023

Are the complex economics of the Medicare system creating barriers to wider use of medical AI?

Cardiac Imaging August 24, 2023

Fine-Tuning Cardiac CT August 24, 2023

Two new studies support a more conservative approach to determining which people with chest pain get follow-up testing like cardiac CT.

Population Health August 21, 2023

Value of Cancer Screening August 21, 2023

Medical screening for diseases like breast and cervical cancer has saved lives and generated value of at least $7.5T over the last 25 years.

Radiology August 17, 2023

Radiation and Cancer Risk August 17, 2023

A new study of nuclear workers indicates the cancer risk of working with radiation could be higher than previously thought.

Artificial Intelligence August 14, 2023

How Vendors Sell AI August 14, 2023

A new study offers insights into how AI algorithms are marketed by vendors, and how these efforts could be perceived by clinicians.

Radiologists August 10, 2023

Are Doctors Overpaid? August 10, 2023

A new study on physician salaries is raising questions about pay for US physicians and whether it contributes to rising healthcare costs.

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