Pictured on the Visbion stand at RSNA are from left Visbion’s Haydn Knight and Stefan Claesen with Meagan McGuinness from Medray, Visbion’s distributors in Ireland.
The 96th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, which opened on Sunday, November 28, is being held in Chicago in the city’s McCormick Place Convention Center.
Former US president Bill Clinton made a special address to the meeting emphasising the urgent need to raise global awareness about cancernow the number one killer worldwideparticularly in developing countries that are less prepared to deal with the disease.
Since leaving office, President Clinton has established the Clinton Health Access Initiative, a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
The address was followed by an informal question-and-answer session moderated by RSNA President Hedvig Hricak
Early, unaudited, figures indicated a 2% increase on attendance over last year and more than 700 exhibitors taking part in the technical exhibition.
Photo-reports of RSNA will be published in the December 2010 and January 2011 issues of RAD Magazine.