The society announced a new president and president-elect to lead its member technologists during its virtual meeting.

Beijing researchers tested the radiopharmaceutical—64Cu-EBRGD—in a handful of patients, with no adverse symptoms up to a week after their exam.

One Stanford University School of Medicine radiologist is hopeful this will lay the groundwork for an entirely new subspecialty in nuclear medicine and radiology.

The organization also announced its incoming president-elect and vice president-elect.

The specialty needs to contribute more to the electronic health record to keep pace with data-driven care delivery, one informatics expert said during SIIM's virtual meeting.

Imaging informatics experts from the University of Pennsylvania and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shared their successes—using varying levels of technology to connect and improve the patient experience—during SIIM's virtual meeting.

“[Remote reading] could be a new normal in a specific paradigm shift for all of us and we’re going to have to adapt," Matthew Hayes, a PACS Manager at Radiology Partners, said during SIIM's 2020 virtual meeting.

Since its inception, RSNA's in-person annual meeting has only been canceled twice, in 1943 and 1945, due to transportation and gasoline supply issues during and immediately following World War II.

SIIM said the decision was influenced by both continued travel restrictions among its members and a desire to quell the spread of COVID-19. 

The annual conference will run May 16-19 and focus on governance, the college announced Wednesday.

The American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Breast Imaging and Radiology Business Management Association are among the latest groups forced to make the tough decision on upcoming gatherings.

The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the latest medical group to postpone or cancel its annual meetings amid the coronavirus outbreak.