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Fujifilm Offers Opportunities To Advance Knowledge In The Radiology Field At RSNA 2017

Posted on: 23 Nov 17

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and medical informatics solutions will offer a groundswell of opportunities to advance radiology education tied to the 103rd scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). In addition, Fujifilm will offer educational events featuring leading experts and will award recipients of the FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Research Seed Grants.

"Fujifilm's goal is to deliver more value to our customers and in turn to their patients and assist in improving the quality of life," said Johann Fernando, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. "Fujifilm's educational initiatives offered to RSNA attendees, our investment in top researchers in the field, and our suite of solutions, underscores our focus on the entire continuum of care – prevention, diagnosis and treatment."

At RSNA 2017, Fujifilm will offer two educational events in the topics of artificial intelligence and machine learning within medical informatics, and the latest strategies to diagnose breast cancer through imaging in women's health.

Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Imaging

Fujifilm has evolved into a comprehensive healthcare company, offering products in the fields of prevention, diagnostics and treatment. At RSNA 2017, Fujifilm will sponsor a Lunch & Learn event on how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) could impact the field of radiology and specifically, how AI and ML can assist in the development of new predictive tools within neuro imaging, changing the way researchers study aging and Alzheimer's disease. The Lunch and Learn will take place on Monday, November 27, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room S403A in the South Building, and will be presented by the following industry leaders:

Li Shen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Center for Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Associate Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Bill Lacy
Vice President, Medical Informatics Business
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
Stamford, CT

Complimentary registration for the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Potential with Imaging Lunch and Learn is here:

Innovations in Mammography for Improved Patient Care

Fujifilm is excited to offer a complimentary educational symposium focused on women's health for attendees. The event, Innovations in Mammography for Improved Patient Care will convene industry experts for an evening of networking and discussion along with a distinguished panel of global opinion leaders in women's health to explore the latest strategies and technologies in the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in the fight against breast cancer. Join the following speakers on November 27, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Chicago Museum of History:

Laurie L. Fajardo, MD, FACR, FSBI
Professor of Radiology
University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Center
Park City, UT

Pamela M. Otto, MD, FACR
Professor and Chair
Stewart R. Reuter, MD, Chair in Radiology
Department of Radiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Anna Russo, MD
Breast Radiologist
Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital
Negrar, Italy

Complimentary registration for the Innovations in Mammography for Improved Patient Care symposium is here:

In conjunction with the RSNA Research & Education Foundation, Fujifilm awarded the 2017 FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Research Seed Grant ($40,000) to Eduardo Jose Mortani Barbosa, Jr., M.D., University of Pennsylvania, for a one-year project. The FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc./RSNA Medical Student Grant ($3,000) has been awarded to Travis R. Hallett, B.A., enrolled in Boston University School of Medicine, with research conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital.

In addition to the educational events, at RSNA booth #4111 in the South Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, the company will showcase its full suite of imaging solutions will include women's health, digital radiography, healthcare IT and ultrasound.

For more information about Fujifilm or to schedule a product demonstration, please visit:

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women's health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. TeraMedica Division delivers healthcare informatics, and is the leading provider of vendor neutral, enterprise-wide solutions for unrestricted medical image management. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit and  

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies.  In the year ended March 31, 2017, the company had global revenues of $20.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 112 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit:

About RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation
RSNA is an association of more than 54,600 radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists promoting excellence in patient care and healthcare delivery through education, research and technologic innovation. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Ill. (

The mission of the RSNA R&E Foundation is to improve patient care by supporting research and education in radiology and related scientific disciplines through funding grants and awards to individuals and institutions that will advance radiologic research, education and practice. (

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Mike Wood

Last updated on: 23/11/2017

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