Cyberattacks have major impact on emergency radiology workflow
June 22, 2023 -- A Dutch-led international study has found that ransomware attacks have a significant effect on emergency radiology workflow, as well as on acute care delivery and the personal well-being of healthcare staff and providers. Read More
ECR 2023: The cycle of life -- imaging industry roundup
March 15, 2023 -- The emergence of Asian vendors and the absence of some established companies were evident at ECR 2023. Other important trends were sustainability, connected systems, and smarter workflows, writes industry analyst Bhvita Jani. Read More
Unilabs embroiled in Romanian teleradiology scandal
February 22, 2023 -- Norwegian broadcasting company NRK has reported that healthcare diagnostics provider Unilabs sent over 170,000 imaging exams from Norwegian patients to a Romanian clinic for interpretation since 2016 -- without health authorities' knowledge. Read More
Irish radiology prepares to step into limelight in Vienna
February 7, 2023 -- Radiology in Ireland is set to come under close scrutiny at ECR 2023. Ahead of the congress, we spoke with ESR President Prof. Adrian Brady from Cork about his own career, the lessons learned from the devastating 2021 cyberattack, and the challenges facing the profession in Ireland. Read More
What were the main technology trends at RSNA 2022?
December 15, 2022 -- There's no better economic barometer for the global medical imaging sector than the vast exhibition halls at the RSNA meeting. Industry guru Steve Holloway was in Chicago, and he reflects on the most important take-home messages. Read More
Meet the EuroMinnies 2023 semifinal candidates
December 14, 2022 -- The list of candidates for the fifth edition of the EuroMinnies awards scheme is now available, following the large number of nominations submitted by the members of Find out who's made the shortlist in the nine categories. Read More
Take a road trip to discover true state of radiology, Halliday urges
November 28, 2022 -- Hop on a bus or jump on the train if you really want to find out what's happening in imaging departments, Dr. Kath Halliday, president of the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), told RSNA 2022 attendees at a special session held in Chicago on Monday. Read More
Morozov gives top tips on how to integrate AI in hospitals
October 19, 2022 -- VALENCIA - As the global shortage of radiology specialists grows, adopting "the 7P approach" (practicality, pragmatism, product, price, place, promotion, passion) to implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) can guarantee patient safety with fewer resources. That's the view of AI guru Dr. Sergey Morozov. Read More
Under siege: French cyberattack causes serious disruption
September 13, 2022 -- A ransomware attack on a hospital near Paris is continuing to have a severe impact on all departments' IT systems and web access, particularly imaging. The incident highlights the vulnerability of radiology services to cybercrime and the need for more rigorous cybersecurity measures. Read More
Video from ECR 2022: Candice Whitfield on cybersecurity and PACS
July 15, 2022 -- VIENNA - The Irish healthcare service was hit hard by a huge cybersecurity attack in May 2021, and the impact is still being felt. Informatics specialist Candice Whitfield reflects on the incident and how the imaging community can protect itself. She also discusses her role as a RIS PACS manager and her love of rugby. Read More