AI: still early days

Frenzied reporting of the potential impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) would lead any radiologist to fear a robot revolution is just around the corner. However, the reality is much more mundane, according to Claudio Silvestrin, head of the AI Centre of Excellence at Unilabs. While AI undoubtedly has the potential to help transform radiology in […]

“Common sense is a superpower”

“Common sense is a superpower.” This throwaway remark, by an Australian academic general practitioner during a seminar at the Preventing Overdiagnosis conference in Copenhagen in August this year, really got me thinking. I’m sure he says it often at such meetings, and most listeners ignore it, but for me it was a light-bulb moment. To […]

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Teleradiologists get an even nicer paradise to work from down under

Now that the blistering European Summer has receded into a distant memory and the Autumn chill has returned to the air, you might already be missing that warm sunshine and those blue skies. But if the great weather got you dreaming of a life of sea and surfboards, you might want to consider joining TMC’s […]

UKAS audit confirms: quality remains job one at TMC

Last year, we reported on the great news that TMC had been accredited by the UK’s accreditation body (UKAS) for the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS). These audits set the professional standard and are conducted and reviewed annually. Earlier this year, we hosted the ISAS 2018 audit on-site in our UK office where our quality […]

TMC Academy announces Autumn schedule: sign up now

Fellowships TMC Academy’s Fellowship programme is designed for the individual radiologist embarking on a subspecialised path. The Fellow will work with a subspecialised radiologist with extensive experience in radiology reporting and teaching. The purpose of the Fellowship is to learn through daily lectures, reporting from individual workstations and subsequent group discussion. The programme is flexible […]

AI and the UK’s breast screening fiasco

Another setback to the UK’s beleaguered National Health Service could point to how artificial intelligence (AI) could help with radiology workloads in future. The setback, widely reported on in the British press, involved an error in which around 450,000 women failed to get a breast cancer screening reminder. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said up to […]