Blogs

Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Doolittle:  What is your one purpose in life? Bomb: To explode, of course. Doolittle:  And you can only do it once, right? Bomb: That is correct....
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Explore. Invent. Transform. This is the theme for the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 103rd meeting and scientific assembly, and this...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
In the 1980s I was enthralled with hybridomas. Created by fusing human tumor cells with cells from mouse spleens that had been sensitized to the...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
It is once again October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that about 252,710 new cases of invasive breast...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Last year, our health system ranked dead last among those of 11 developed nations (including France, Germany, Great Britain and Canada) in...
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
The ITN team recently attended the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA)’s 45th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Anaheim, Calif., where...
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...
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