Diagnostic Reading #19: Five “Must Read” Articles on HIT and Radiology

Artificial intelligence in radiology leads this week’s news

This week’s Diagnostic Reading articles include: AI algorithms show promise in performing medical work; many radiologists prefer two monitors or more; AI’s most important application in radiology might be visualizing features on images that reflect genomic or diagnostic properties radiologists don’t see today; radiology residency is changing; and FDA warns natural health company about making marketing claims for a breast thermography system it has not approved.

AI in medicine: rise of the machines – ForbesPicture of radiographer dictating while reading a radiograph

A radiologist-authored blog discusses how new “deep learning” artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are showing promise in performing medical work that was believed to only be capable of being done by physicians. For example, deep learning algorithms have been able to diagnose the presence or absence of tuberculosis in chest X-ray images with 96% accuracy. Continue reading