Blogs

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...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Make no mistake. Radiologists are members of the patient management team. They always have been. Often radiologists are associated with the...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Data are streaming faster and in greater quantities than ever before. These data take the form of pictures coming from imaging machines. They may be...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Much has been said about the potential of outcomes to change the practice of medicine. Through comparative studies, outcomes research could point out...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
At one time, there wasn’t much risk in medical imaging. A federal program called Medicare Pass-Through used to pay hospitals for new equipment based...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
For a long time, the ongoing joke on the floor of the McCormick Place after Thanksgiving was that RSNA stood for Real Systems Not Available. And,...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
The theme for this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 102nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly is “Beyond Imaging.” This year’s...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Sure, the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting disrupts Thanksgiving. And the cold wind coming off Lake Michigan makes it...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
To tell or not to tell? That is the question. It has been asked — and gone unasked — for decades, tracing back to the profoundly improved resolution...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
We know where imaging has been. We think it’s going to a better place. But exactly when it will get there and what it will look like when it arrives...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Ever knock down a silo? You have to be quick. And lucky. Very … very … lucky. Maybe that’s why there are so many silos. Outdated. Counterproductive....
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Ask anyone from Pokemon Go players to BlackBerry diehards. Smartphones have a lot to offer. That potential may be expressed in high-tech apps or...
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