RSNA

This channel contains news about the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), including coverage of its annual meeting. RSNA is a leading resource for the radiology and all its subspecialties. This includes all areas of medical imagingangiographycomputed tomography (CT), digital X-raymagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)nuclear imagingultrasoundPACS and advanced visualization. For coverage of RSNA specific to cardiovascular medicine and interventional radiology, visit our sister publication Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) and its RSNA channel.

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...
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...
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...
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...
Three UnityPoint Health hospitals in Illinois experienced smoother workflow, an uptick in efficiency and excellent image quality with Carestream Health’s DRX-Evolution Plus and DRX-Revolution diagnostic imaging systems.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | September 01, 2020
September 1, 2020 — Three UnityPoint Health hospitals in Illinois experienced smoother workflow, an uptick in...
Electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury in a 51-year-old man manifesting as an acute lung injury pattern at CT with subsequent organization.

Electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury in a 51-year-old man manifesting as an acute lung injury pattern at CT with subsequent organization. (a, c) Axial unenhanced CT images at presentation through (a) mid and (c) lower lungs show ground-glass opacity with subpleural sparing (arrows); this distribution was present in 45% of chest CT studies at presentation in our cohort (11). (b, d) Axial unenhanced CT images obtained 6 days later show ground-glass opacity has transitioned to consolidation and mild architectural distortion, consistent with developing organization. The patient was initially treated with antibiotics followed by corticosteroid therapy, with slow clinical improvement. Image courtesy of Radiological Society of North America

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020 — Injuries to the lungs from vaping have suggestive patterns on computed tomography (CT) scans that...
The Carestream DRX-L Detector allows capture of long-length images with a single exposure – reducing patient dose, saving exam time, speeding workflow, decreasing repeats and allowing for a higher level of patient comfort.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020 — The Carestream DRX-L Detector allows capture of long-length images with a single exposure – reducing...
Acquisition complements Hyland’s platform and rich product portfolio of automation and integration tools

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News | Radiology Business | August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020 — Hyland, a leading content services provider, announced its acquisition of Another Monday, a German-...
Change Healthcare announced the acquisition of Nucleus.io, a leader in the development of advanced, fully enabled, cloud-native imaging and workflow technology.
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 21, 2020
August 21, 2020 — Change Healthcare announced the acquisition of Nucleus.io, a leader in the development of advanced,...
The radiology department uses Bracco’s Empower CTA injector system and has a been a Bracco customer for more than 15 years.
Sponsored Content | Blog | Contrast Media Injectors | August 20, 2020
In a busy hospital imaging department, maintaining high device uptime levels is critical. If an injector malfunctions...
AI-Rad Companion Prostate MR for Biopsy Support segments prostate for targeted biopsy under MRI and ultrasound fusion imaging

Image courtesy of Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Spain

News | Artificial Intelligence | August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared two additional Siemens Healthineers artificial...
Subtle's AI improves MRI safety exams by reducing gadolinium dose
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020 — Subtle Medical is approved for Phase II of its NIH SBIR grant to develop an innovative artificial...
There was a higher incidence and severity of physical intimate partner violence (IPV) among patients seen at a large, academic medical center in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the prior three years, according to new a study published in Radiology.

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020 — There was a higher incidence and severity of physical intimate partner violence (IPV) among patients...
SyntheticMR announced its imaging software SyMRI is compatible with additional scanners from Siemens Healthineers on the US market, including 1.5T scanners such as Magnetom Altea, Sola and Sola Fit, as well as 3T scanners such as MAGNETOM Skyra and Prisma.
News | Information Technology | August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020 — SyntheticMR announced its imaging software SyMRI is compatible with additional scanners from Siemens...
Canon Medical will showcase the Soltus 500 at this year’s virtual AHRA annual meeting, Aug. 11-13, 2020
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020 — Hospitals and healthcare facilities regularly require rapid imaging exams performed in a variety of...