Tuesday, November 28, 2017

RSNA 2017 Looks to Future of Radiology

PARCA eNews – Nov. 26, 2017 – The Radiological Society of North America held its 103rd scientific meeting Nov. 26 to Dec. 1 at McCormick Place, in Chicago.

The annual meeting drew 55,000 radiologists and other radiology and medical imaging professional from more than 136 countries around the world. With 2,000 exhibitors and 2,500 scientific presentations and discussions, it is the worlds foremost meeting for radiology specialists.

With over 100 live-streamed and on-demand courses and access through February 28, 2018, the 2017 Virtual Meeting could extend the meeting to far more professionals. 

Highlights of this year’s meeting were discussions about artificial intelligence, image exchange and enterprise imaging. Famed physicist Michio Kaku, PhD took a future look at the next 20 years and offered his perspectives on how science and technology will revolutionize business, the economy, and our way of life.

Richard Ehman, MD, RSNA president opened the meeting talking about the question, "Is it time to Reinvent Radiology?" looking at the spectrum innovations, multidisciplinary efforts and advances in biomedical, physical and engineering sciences.

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