Zero Errors Assured With Automated And Structured Reporting

According to the latest Duke University study exploring the efficacy of different Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System strategies, imaging for thyroid ultrasound sees a new dawn. By adopting an automated and fully structured reporting template, it is possible to minimize errors down to nil. The study was published in the recent JACR. Testing four […]

Survey Records High Levels of Psychological Stress, Anxiety In Radiologists During Pandemic

Radiologists in the United States of America are experiencing increasingly high levels of psychological stress and anxiety during the ongoing pandemic reveals a new survey released recently. Polling approximately 700 physicians, an estimated 61 percent of respondents labeled the level of their anxiety at 7 or more on a scale of 10 points. The numbers […]

AI Shows New Prospects In Protecting Imaging Devices from Malicious Cyber Threats

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has shown promising results in healthcare and medicine. Of late, another research conducted at the Ben-Gurion University of Negev developed an innovative technique of artificial intelligence to protect or safeguard medical devices from malicious threats and operating instructions during a cyberattack. It can even protect against the system and human errors. At […]

Radiologists Aren’t Exercising Regularly, With Nearly 90% Suffering Shoulder, Neck Pain At Work

The job of radiologists demands that they remain confined to a chair, sitting at the workstation. New research shows that radiologists who do not exercise regularly are more susceptible to musculoskeletal injuries. Over the years, they may develop multiple complications. After surveying over 200 radiologists from academic, private, and public hospitals across some of the […]

Radiologists, healthcare workers are sick of praise, they’re looking for more pay

Healthcare staff, which includes radiologists, are no longer happy with the mere congratulatory claps they received throughout this ongoing pandemic. What they want is a pay raise. Even last month, workers of National Health Services in the United Kingdom made their way to the streets with the demand for a hike. Thousands of healthcare workers […]

2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Causes Concerns

The latest analysis of the new 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is finding more ways for radiologists to detest the new proposal. There are several valid reasons to do so. Consulting company Healthcare Administrative Partners shared a deep dive recently, highlighting substantial cuts of doc payments in the coming year. While the numbers are already […]

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