The Unilabs AI Centre of Excellence, managed by the leading teleradiology provider TMC, has appointed Prof. Erik Ranschaert as Radiology AI Solutions Advisor. Ranschaert joins the Unilabs AI Centre of Excellence as an external consultant.
Ranschaert is Visiting Professor of Radiology at the University of Ghent, former President of the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EuSoMII), and former Chairman of the. ESR e-Health and Informatics Subcommittee.
“We are very excited to welcome Erik to the team. His support will super-charge our efforts to continue to implement AI solutions and futureproof our radiology business,” said Henrik Agrell, CEO of TMC, the Unilabs company leading the AI Centre of Excellence. “His academic experience in this area is strong, and he also has a unique hands-on perspective, which is of great value to move AI solutions off the drawing board and into real clinical practice.”
Prof. Erik Ranschaert is a radiologist and expert in the healthcare and imaging informatics area. His specialties include digital networking and implementation of AI-based applications. He was also one of the pioneers in the field of teleradiology in Europe.
“AI is very much here to stay, and is already helping radiologists to provide more accurate and timely services, thereby increasing their value in the pathway of diagnosis and treatment of patients,” said Prof. Erik Ranschaert. “I am delighted to join Unilabs and TMC, one of the world leaders in telemedicine, to share my expertise and help drive progress.”
Xenia Wierzbicki, Communications Manager
TMC, part of Unilabs, is a leading European provider of high-quality teleradiology services, with clients in Scandinavia, the UK, and Germany. In 2021, TMC supported more than 145 hospitals delivering sub-specialist elective and emergency services 24/7.
Unilabs is one of Europe’s largest diagnostics companies, offering a complete range of laboratory, pathology, and imaging services to patients all around the world. A leading digital champion covering the full diagnostic spectrum, Unilabs’ 12,000+ employees save lives every day.
Unilabs is fully engaged in the fight against Covid-19 – investing heavily in technology, equipment, and people to deliver fast, reliable Covid-19 tests. Using dedicated new labs in Portugal, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the UK and the UAE, Unilabs’ capacity is more than 750,000 Covid-19 tests per week.
Unilabs AI Centre of Excellence ensures the best AI solutions in the market for radiology and pathology are rigorously evaluated and implemented providing they have a positive impact on quality and efficiency. By being an early adopter of the advantages AI can offer, Unilabs will continue to be the provider of choice for radiology and pathology services.