Medical Imaging Convention

9th - 10th Nov 2020
NEC, Birmingham

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  • 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
  • New 2020 dates announced

    19 Mar 2020 Medical Imaging Convention
    Further to its announcement of postponement last week, the organiser of leading care show the Medical Imaging Convention is pleased to be able to announce the new dates of 9th and 10th November 2020. The event will take place at the same venue, the NEC Birmingham, and all tickets remain valid.
  • 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.
  • One of the largest acute Trusts in England contracts SPS and IMMJ Systems to improve patient care, gain efficiency and reduce cost.
     
  • 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. 
  • Augmented reality technology is developing from a novelty to a crucial feature in use across the patient pathway.
  • Radiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston have conducted the longest and most detailed MRI scan in history.
  • Over 4 billion people around the world lack access to medical imaging. A new device from The Butterfly Network is just the size of an electric razor, and packs in a powerful ultrasound scanner.
     
  • For many patients an MRI scan can be a daunting experience: the machines are both enormous and noisy, and the scan can sometimes take over an hour. This is why reducing the time it takes for an MRI scan can make a huge difference to the lives of both radiologists and patients.