Affidea‘s impressive presence at ECR 2023: Pioneering the Future of Healthcare with Innovation and Patient-Centric Care

Affidea's presence at this year's European Congress of Radiology (ECR) was a testament to its leadership in integrating cutting-edge technology and patient-centric care in healthcare. The event was a showcase of Affidea's commitment to innovation, safety, and quality in medical imaging and cancer care. Here's a glimpse into the impressive lineup of presentations and panels that highlighted Affidea's expertise:

6 Clinical Presentations at ECR:

1. "From Compliance to European Directive towards a Great Opportunity for Radiographers: Key Role in the CT Dose Optimization Process"
Authors: C. Colmo, Z. Barbócz, I. Turos, N. Camelo, M. Cano Mazón, M. Vaisvilaite, A. Curtin, A. Roncacci, C. Paraskevopoulou

2. "Building a Safety-Centred Culture in Radiology: Shared Experience from 14 European Countries - EPOS"
Authors: A. Papachristodoulou, A. Roncacci, E. Virág, C. Paraskevopoulou

3. "Radiology and AI for Lung Nodules: Best Friends Forever?"
Authors: R. Santos, L. Rosa, F. Morais, S. Puggina, L. Kardos, I. Horváth, R. Polverosi, A. Papachristodoulou, A. Roncacci

4. "Adapting a Multi-Institutional Organization Dose Management Program in a Country with 12 Computed Tomography (CT) Centers: 80 Days Results"
Authors: C. Paraskevopoulou, P. J. Bustillo Busalacchi, C. Colmo, M. Cano Mazón, A. Candel Bock, A. Roncacci

5. "Standardization of Practice and Optimization of CT Exposures in a Multi-Institutional Organization in Hungary"Authors: Z. Barbócz, C. Colmo, L. Kardos, G. Volford, C. Paraskevopoulou, A. Roncacci

6. "AI and Advanced Sequences in MRI of Neck and Skull Base District: From a Big Challenge to New Opportunities"
Authors: C. Colmo, G. Schifano, V. Beltrame, S. Puggina, R. Maroldi

Speaking Panels & Presentations:

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  • Dr. Alessandro Roncacci presented Affidea's methodology for the large-scale implementation and adoption of multi-AI at the country level, demonstrating the company's pioneering role in AI integration.
  • Dr. Hanna Falińska shared her expertise on prostate cancer care in partnership with GE HealthCare, highlighting Affidea's comprehensive approach to oncology.
  • Chryssa Paraskevopoulou discussed the award-winning Dose Excellence Program, showcasing Affidea's dedication to radiation safety and dose optimization.
  • Dr. Rosana Santos explored the use of AI in CT examinations, further emphasizing Affidea's commitment to incorporating AI in clinical practice.
  • In collaboration with Incepto, Affidea discussed the case study of their Portugal operations, emphasising the practical benefits of a unified platform for AI applications.
  • Milda Vaišvilaitė, Country Chief Radiographer in Affidea Lithuania, presented on mentoring radiography interns, underlining the importance of education and professional development in radiology.

The ECR 2023 was not just a platform for Affidea to present its achievements and expertise; it was a celebration of our journey towards a future where healthcare is transformed through technology and innovation. Each presentation and panel discussion echoed Affidea's core values: a commitment to patient safety, a drive for quality, and a vision to harness AI and other innovative technologies for better patient outcomes.

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ECR was also an opportunity for the corporate clinical team and the multi-country clinical experts and representatives of Affidea to meet together and discuss the different ongoing projects with a focus on AI developments.

As Dr. Alessandro Roncacci stated in the "Future of Healthcare" panel, “The path forward is about leveraging technology for personalised care, prioritising quality and safety, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. Affidea's remarkable presence at ECR 2023 was a clear indicator of our role as a frontrunner in shaping the future of healthcare, blending the human touch with technological advancement for enhanced patient care.”