Artificial intelligence (AI) is starting to gain a foothold in modern medicine, for tasks such as identifying anomalies in CT scans and other diagnostic images. But who is liable for mistakes made based on AI? The hospital? The physicians? The manufacturer of the system?
Mike Ryan at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Midwest Healthcare Network—also known as VISN23—is proud of his team’s work on deploying a “deconstructed PACS” across the network’s 11 facilities. Still, Ryan, who is informatics coordinator of the imaging service line, would rather talk about the honor of working with his fellow VA employees to “serve those who have served.”
Stamatia Destounias, MD, attending radiologist at Rochester, N.Y.’s Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, tells AXIS Imaging News that in states across the country, breast density laws contain variations in language, including verbiage that focuses on supplemental screening.