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Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
We have entered a time in this country when more powerful is not necessarily better, when we can do more than we need to, but to do so is...
Sean Reilly, ITN Publisher
Sean Reilly, ITN Publisher
The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet to publicly respond to the elephant in the room, I...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2014 meeting that shine a light on what the future...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
All major technology advances in the world of radiology and imaging are unveiled or highlighted at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Remember the race to map the human genome, when the widest international collaboration in history went up against the efforts of a private...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me of a race between vendors to build a better mouse...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego covered the latest CT trends, technology and clinical...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
There were several interesting studies coming out of the 2014 meeting for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) in St. Louis...
Sean Reilly, ITN Publisher
Sean Reilly, ITN Publisher
What started with a chug and a whisper is growing in both momentum and volume. Can you hear that whistle blowing? For years, mammography has been the...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
As an editor attending clinical symposiums and always on the lookout for new trends in technology, I sometimes find myself wondering if what I see is...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
By Dave Fornell, editor I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a couple years ago into what I expect will be a tidal...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Vienna is to the European Congress of Radiology what Chicago is to RSNA. This year the ECR celebrated the 20th year the Congress has been held in the...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
More than a decade has passed since I volunteered to ride a patient table into the maw of a Siemens’ CT. Then as now, I saw myself as a “doer,” not a...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
My generation has seen the rise of a frightening kind of STD, one that was unflinchingly lethal early on and since has been unrelenting, if...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” —George Santayana, 20th century philosopher and writer Screening programs, like the...
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
Greg Freiherr, Industry Consultant
“Keys, scumbag. It’s the universal symbol for keys.” Mike Ehrmantraut, his hand outstretched to Walter White (Episode 1, Season 5, Breaking Bad)  ...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor While the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) focuses on new technology for radiology, it is where vendors...
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
Dave Fornell, ITN Editor
By Dave Fornell, editor  Stage 2 meaningful use guidelines for electronic medical records (EMRs) suggest use of clinical decision support (CDS)...