Category: Radiology

Do We Need AI Guidelines for Healthcare?

Artificial Intelligence along with other new technologies is making a breakthrough in healthcare and medicine. After the development of some unique guidelines, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) are of certain that AI is the most advanced and effective technology that can boost healthcare. However, before the technology is widely acclaimed […]

Healthcare Services Waiting and Travel Cost

Traveling to a healthcare service provider and getting an appointment with the doctor takes longer than most other professional services. In a recent study conducted by Altarum Institute, researchers found that the time taken is much longer than other services such as car repairing, getting a driving license or opting for legal and government services. […]

75% of Radiologists Unhappy

According to the recent Medscape 2019 Radiology, Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report, radiologists are only mildly happy at the workplace compared to physicians and other specialty doctors. Only 25 percent claim to very happy or extremely happy in their workplace. The Survey Medscape performed a survey with over 15000 physicians spanning across 29 specialties for the […]

Radiology Ready for AI?

The medical circle is abuzz with the benefits of Artificial Intelligence or AI for various healthcare procedures. Its use in the radiology circuit is being discussed quite rampantly and the FDA has also recently approved a number of AI-based medical solutions. AI-based services are already being utilized by radiologists for detection of cancer, critical result […]

ACR Asks Radiologists To Help Cut In Ultrasound Reimbursements

There is an increasing demand for radiological services in the United States. It can be attributed to several factors ranging from a growing aging population to the requirement for better diagnostic facilities. But, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has recently brought forward a new challenge faced by the industry. The Centers for Medicare and […]

William W. Orrison, Jr. MD, MBA

For the past two decades, William W. Orrison, Jr., MD, MBA, served as a consultant, advisor, and friend to Seppi Technology Associates, LLC until his unexpected death on Oct. 19, 2017.  His death has left a deep hole, that can never be filled in the medical community as well as in the hearts of the […]

RSNA 2018: How AI can Help, but also Hack into Medical Imaging

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and web-based services have largely benefitted the world of medicine. From sharing medical records and diagnostic images to transferring critical reports, the internet has immensely helped patients all over the world. But, the increasing use of such technology has also ignited security concerns. A group of researchers based in […]

Almost 50% of Radiologists Burned Out

Let’s be honest – there is nothing called a dream job. While you may love your organization and position, there are times when you become tired and dejected of your work. It is at this point that you feel burned out. According to a report, “Addressing Burnout in Radiologists” by Alison L. Chetlen and her […]

Radiation Monitoring Helped Reduce Dose Over 8 Years

X-ray is considered an essential tool to conduct medical examinations of the patients undergoing diagnostic radiology. Most diagnostic examinations are based on effective X-ray system, which is acknowledged crucial for enhancing human health. However, it also poses the highest levels of health risks caused by radiation exposure. Radiation safety of the patients is also breached […]

Is Radiologist Burnout Finally Reaching a Tipping Point?

Is it true that no improvements in the clinical workflow are now possible without increasing radiologist burnout or sacrificing their workflow? Has radiologist burnout finally reached its tipping point? In a recent editorial published at Academic Radiology by Richard H. Cohan, MD, and Matthew S. Davenport, MD, from University of Michigan’s Department of Radiology, the […]

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