A glimpse into the future of radiology

Does IT transformation help or threaten the Radiologist? The authors of this article analyse a possible scenario for the future.



Key points:

  • Clinical decision support ensures consistent and appropriate resource utilization.
  • Big data enables correlation of health information across multiple domains.
  • Data mining advances the quality of medical decision-making.
  • Business analytics allow radiologists to maximize the benefits of imaging resources.

Article: Bits and bytes: the future of radiology lies in informatics and information technology

Authors: James A. Brink, Ronald L. Arenson, Thomas M. Grist, Jonathan S. Lewin and Dieter Enzmann