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Of all the buzzwords one would have guessed would dominate 2020, few expected it to be “virtual”. We have been virtualizing various aspects of our lives for many years, but the circumstances of this one has moved almost all of our lives into the virtual realm.

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Feature | Radiology Education | September 18, 2020 | By Jef Williams
Of all the buzzwords one would have guessed would dominate 2020, few expected it to be “virtual”. We have been...
Orlando Health ORMC installs new Siemens system, which includes myExam Companion intelligent user support to guide technologist through clinical workflow
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 18, 2020
September 18, 2020 — Florida’s Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) recently became the first...
Cloud and cloud-native architecture is the future for computing solutions in EI applications

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Feature | Enterprise Imaging | September 18, 2020 | By Henri “Rik” Premo
With over five years of presence in the rapidly expanding enterprise imaging (EI) community through organizations such...
TRU-Vu Monitors, a leading provider of medical-grade video displays and medical-grade touch screens, has introduced a new 21.5” medical display
News | Flat Panel Displays | September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020 — TRU-Vu Monitors, a leading provider of medical-grade video displays and medical-grade touch...
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 16, 2020
September 16, 2020 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. announced the latest release of AeroRemote Insights, a...
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc., a world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the CHEST Foundation, the charitable foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians, today announced their joint grant in creating the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Ultrasonography and COVID-19.
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | September 15, 2020
September 15, 2020 — Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc., a world leader in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and the...
Varian Drives Next Evolution of Proton Treatment Planning with Eclipse v16.1
News | Treatment Planning | September 15, 2020
September 15, 2020 — Varian announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Eclipse v16.1 treatment planning...
Change Healthcare announced innovative new artificial intelligence (AI) models, trained by expert physicians, which extract meaningful diagnostic information from text in EHRs. The first application of this technology will be within the InterQual AutoReview solution, which automates medical necessity reviews using real-time data from EHRs.
News | Artificial Intelligence | September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020 — Change Healthcare announced innovative new artificial intelligence (AI) models, trained by expert...
The National Imaging Informatics Course-Radiology (NIIC-RAD) Term 1 will be held online September 28 - October 2, 2020. NIIC-RAD is made possible through a partnership between the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)

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News | Radiology Education | September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020 — The National Imaging Informatics Course-Radiology (NIIC-RAD) Term 1 will be held online September...
Intel and Samsung Medison, a division of Samsung Electronics and manufacturer of ultrasound devices, announced their collaboration on new smart workflow solutions to improve obstetric measurements that contribute to maternal and fetal safety and can help save lives.
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020 — Intel and Samsung Medison, a division of Samsung Electronics and manufacturer of ultrasound...
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has launched its fourth annual artificial intelligence (AI) challenge, a competition among researchers to create applications that perform a clearly defined clinical task according to specified performance measures. The challenge for competitors this year is to create machine-learning algorithms to detect and characterize instances of pulmonary embolism.

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News | Artificial Intelligence | September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has launched its fourth annual artificial...
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) published new inferior vena cava (IVC) filter guidelines.
News | Interventional Radiology | September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020 — The Society of Interventional Radiology published new clinical practice guidelines that provide...
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020 — DrChrono Inc., the company developing the essential platform and services for modern medical...
Vantage Galan with Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) provides high-quality images and fast exam times

Coronal orbit images: Left original and right with AiCE.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 09, 2020
September 9, 2020 — Clinicians at the University of California, San Diego Health now have access to Canon Medical...
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 09, 2020
September 8, 2020 — The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) published a report, “Current Evidence and...
Change Healthcare Enterprise Imaging and Change Healthcare Cardiology Hemo now available to Vizient’s diverse provider membership at enhanced savings
News | Enterprise Imaging | September 09, 2020
September 9, 2020 — Change Healthcare announced that it has been awarded two multi-year contracts with Vizient. The...
KA Imaging’s portable dual-energy X-ray detector has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Reveal enables bone and soft-tissue differentiation without motion artifacts in a single X-ray exposure. In other words, with one shot, the detector simultaneously delivers DR, bone and tissue images.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 08, 2020
September 8, 2020 — KA Imaging’s portable dual-energy X-ray detector has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...
While AJR articles were more frequently unfunded, and Radiology articles were more often funded, citation rate was not different between funded vs. unfunded; moreover, funding was not significantly associated with citations

Note: Except where otherwise indicated, data are number (%) of research articles. aSignificance lost after adjustment for multiple testing using false-positive rate control. bStatistically significant. cApplies to Radiology and European Radiology articles only. Courtesy of American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

News | Radiology Education | September 04, 2020
September 4, 2020 — According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), nearly half (47.7%) of the research...
Fujifilm Sonosite creates point-of-care ultrasound systems and medical informatics solutions along with transducers and accessories that can help physicians improve time-to-diagnosis, patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and workflow.
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 03, 2020
September 3, 2020 — Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)...
Philips announced its next-generation Philips Azurion image-guided therapy platform, marking an important step forward in optimizing clinical and operational lab performance and expanding the role of image-guided interventions in the treatment of patients.
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 01, 2020
September 1, 2020 — Philips announced its next-generation Philips Azurion image-guided therapy platform, marking an...