Posts Tagged ‘Radiologist’

An Electronic Idiot Savant?

Posted on: June 15th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

The title of today’s blog is taken from a recent opinion piece in The Economist that considers whether artificial intelligence (AI) will […]

A Computer Algorithm Failure

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Wednesday 2 May 2018 the Health Secretary for the UK government, Mr Jeremy Hunt (seen right, © The Independent), stood up […]

Dreaming of a Better Diagnosis

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by admin

Twelve years ago researchers at IBM established the DREAM (Dialogue for Reverse Engineering Assessment and Methods) Challenges, an open science, crowdsourcing effort […]

A Review of Breast Imaging

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Breast Screening Programme in the UK and, to mark the occasion, the Royal […]

Pressure on the Breast

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

When a mammogram is acquired, the breast is immobilized to prevent movement using a compression paddle, ensuring good quality images […]

The Time is Now

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The majority of specialists working in medical imaging are diagnostic radiologists, while a relatively small number practise interventional radiology, with […]

The Business of Breast Screening

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There are countries in the world – such as the Netherlands and the United Kingdom – where the government provides […]

In Defence of Screening

Posted on: January 19th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

As highlighted in these weekly blogs over the past six years, there have been well-publicised efforts to undermine the benefits […]

Implementing Our Marketing Plan

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

In an earlier blog we described how to create a marketing plan based on a 15-point template published by Forbes. Well, in the past […]

AI, AI, It’s Off to Work We Fly!

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov. Well, a fortnight ago The Guardian reported that AlphaZero, the artificial […]