Artificial Intelligence

Doctors specifically called on Congress and the Food and Drug Administration to improve existing regulatory frameworks and incentivize more stringent testing in this underserved population.

Winners of the 10th annual Brain Tumor Segmentation challenge will be recognized at the AI Showcase Theater during RSNA 2021.

Officials with the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant said healthcare artificial intelligence was a key piece of the blockbuster acquisition. 

Researchers reported lower sensitivity and positive predictive values compared to prior studies when using a federally cleared support tool to identify intracranial hemorrhages.

Imbio's tool automates heart ventricle measurements to provide doctors with an accurate ratio of right- versus left-ventricle diameter.

Last year alone, total healthcare costs spent on AD treatment exceeded $305 billion, making improved detection an important clinical goal.

The ACR, Radiology Society of North America and Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine all said the "midnight" plan would jeopardize patient care and go against the FDA's previous intentions. 

Just last year CMS began reimbursing providers for using two algorithms, but experts say the current payment pathways may not entice private groups to follow the government's lead.

The machine learning-based method can ensure clinicians keep pace with the growing number of people presenting with more than one lung abnormality.

The deep learning method was trained on more than 800,000 echocardiogram videos gathered over the past decade.

The American College of Radiology's catalog includes 111 class 2 medical imaging algorithms searchable by company, modality, subspeciality, and more.

Under a new proposal, 91 products would no longer require U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulatory review, including a number of radiology-driven platforms.

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The Cranemere Group is acquiring Nashville-based Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, which has grown rapidly in recent years, and plans to hold the firm permanently.

The Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021 follows a similar proposal in the House and is endorsed by the ACR, AMA and American Hospital Association. 

That placed radiology 4th on a list of 17 specialties examined by the Urban Institute, behind only anesthesiology, emergency medicine and neurosurgery. 

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