Medical Imaging Convention

15- 16 September 2021
NEC, Birmingham

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  • World Health Day 7th April - AI&ML

    07 Apr 2021 Seamus Daley-Dee

    New technology is constantly being trialled and introduced into our healthcare systems across the globe in the form of AI and machine learning models. With this new technology, comes new challenges including the way we record data and how it’s stored. On World Health Day, with this year’s theme to build a fairer and healthier world, we take a look at AI and machine learning models and analyse whether this new technology is helping to build a fairer and healthier world.  

  • Covid-focused AI – how useful is it?

    31 Mar 2021 Seamus Daley-Dee
    Since the beginning of the pandemic, AI and machine learning technologies have had an increasing say in how we diagnose patients and what treatments can be offered as a result. Most of the stories we have seen in the last year have been largely positive but now a team of academic researchers in the UK say different.  
  • On the 11th of March, we were proud to host Adrian Trinidade’s talk “Changing Imaging Strategy During a Pandemic” which was sponsored by Philips and included as part of our virtual Medical Imaging Convention. As the Operational Lead at Whittington Hospital, Adrian found himself in a very difficult position when a national pandemic was announced in March of 2020. Despite the very difficult and unknown territory which lied ahead, Adrian was able to revise his hospital’s imaging strategy and adapt with the times.  
  • Over the last 10 years, countries within the Middle East have heavily invested in digital technology for its healthcare systems. Now, with the impact of Coronavirus, the investment is starting to pay off.  

  • A multidisciplinary research team from the University of Oulu have developed a new imaging technology which allows them to reveal the skin complications of diabetes mellitus. 
  • 2020 was the year dominated by COVID. In some way or another we have all been affected by the virus and whilst 2021 brings much optimism with vaccine announcements, COVID still presents itself as the biggest issue radiology is facing currently.  
  • With AI and machine learning having an increasing importance on the way we manage our healthcare systems. What new developments can we look forward to?  
  • Medical Imaging Convention have taken the difficult decision to postpone the event to the 15th and 16th of September 2021. 
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  • ROAR B2B, the organisers of Medical Imaging Convention, the UK’s leading medical imaging event, have taken the decision to postpone the event to 9th – 10th March 2021.    After extensive consultation ...
  • The UK events industry has been hit with an unprecedented year following the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that the UK’s event industry is gearing up to help kickstart the economy and the Medical Imaging Convention is proud to be a part of this.
  • 7th April - World Health Day 2020

    07 Apr 2020 Hannah Grenfell
    Launched in 1950, World Health Day was created to mark the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Held on the 7th April each year, this day recognises global health, which is vitally important now more than ever. 
  • #YouAreHeroes

    26 Mar 2020 Hannah Grenfell
    The NHS employs over 1.4 million people in the UK and the Social Care Sector hires a further 1.6 million people. An additional 65,000 retired doctors and nurses have been contacted by the Government, urging them to return to work. These are frontline, key staff that are working day and night to support and take care of our loved ones during this unprecedented time
  • The organiser of the Medical Imaging Convention (17th-18th March 2020, NEC Birmingham), has been closely monitoring updates on the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
     
  • Smart Reporting is this year's winner in the category "Best New Radiology Vendor", a yearly award bestowed by EuroMinnies to young companies in the radiology industry. It is a great recognition of the Munich-based digital health company's successes to date. By integrating image analysis and intelligent medical reporting on a cloud-based platform, the company has created a future-oriented data standard for clinical diagnostics and provides the software infrastructure for AI-supported image analysis.
  • The NHS has the opportunity to upgrade cancer screening to save thousands more lives each year, according to a new report from Professor Sir Mike Richards.
  • The latest Ageing Europe publication from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, reports that, at the start of 2019, 101.1 million people in the EU had reached the age of 65. This is the equivalent of 20 per cent of the total population. This is only likely to increase, with a projected 29 per cent forecasted for 2050.
     
  • In partnership with British Telecom and WM5G, researchers have demonstrated a remote ultrasound system.
  • Medical Imaging Convention Headline Sponsors Philips have launched a UK first, with their Ingenia Ambition X 1.5 MR offering the UK’s first helium free MRI. 
  • One of the largest acute Trusts in England contracts SPS and IMMJ Systems to improve patient care, gain efficiency and reduce cost.