Blogs

Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
When the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) was formed in the mid-1990s, its primary goal was to have imagers, both cardiologists...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
I miss carbon paper. I get that it was messy. The imprint of characters was incomplete, no matter how hard I struck the keys. But its presence...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
As technology moves forward, so does the evolution of consolidating multiple “ologies” into a system-neutral repository to create a comprehensive...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Radiology may have happened upon a new kind of pragmatism, one coming from the ground up. New imaging products with innovative technologies made to...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Healthcare is now the most cyber attacked industry. According to a white paper published by Healthcare IT News with information provided by Avaya Inc...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Imagine artificial super intelligence. ... machine cognition beyond human comprehension. Is it the answer to the Fermi Paradox? Consider that within...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Mobile devices and standards that support interoperability stand out in the shadowy world of cyber intrusions. They allow access to patient files,...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
For a brief time — from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s — teleradiology was exemplified by camera-on-a-stick technology. It was a simple set up: a...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
A trend that has already taken shape in other industries now may be on the cusp of radiology. Tuned to exactly fit their users’ desires, mobile...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Although new technology and research has helped in the fight against breast cancer, death rates continue to be steady in women younger than 50, and...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
The bring your own device (BYOD) trend offers unprecedented flexibility in radiology. Mobile devices, tuned to suit the user, display medical images...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
While attending this year’s Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, ITN editor Dave Fornell found two...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Information technology (IT) is among the least sexy areas to cover in medical technology advances, and is often difficult to find really interesting...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
A slam against radiology is probably the last thing anybody would expect to see in fallout coming from the new U.S. president. And so far there has...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Artificial intelligence (AI), or deep learning, continues to be an ongoing topic of conversation. According to a new report by Signify Research, an...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
There was a time when cardiac cath was the only way to see what was happening in the heart. Today that can be done with mainstream computed...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Many new milestones were achieved in 2016, probably the biggest being Imaging Technology News’ (ITN) website had a record year with more than 1...
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