September 2019

ESR and Major North American Radiology Organizations Publish Statement on Ethics of AI in Radiology

The multi-society statement sets expectations and highlights consensus on promoting well-being, minimizing harm and respecting privacy

Reston, VA (October 1, 2019) – Experts in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology, from many of the world’s leading radiology, medical physics and imaging informatics groups, today published an aspirational statement to guide the development of AI in radiology. The multi-society statement focuses on three major areas: data, algorithms and practice. Simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, Radiology, Insights into Imaging and the Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, the paper also sought to address and incorporate feedback received from patients, radiologists, regulators and other stakeholders during a comment period that ended in April 2019.