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6 Key Considerations of Patients Who Return for A Postponed Elective Imaging

Radiology practices are struggling to settle the backlog of their elective imaging results built up due to the pandemic. Patients might want to consider some of the key factors in this matter, according to the New York Presbyterian Hospital survey, which was published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR). The academic […]

Average Salary of Radiologists Ranks 10th among All Specialties As Physician Compensation Holds Steady

Radiology consistently ranks among the top-grossing medical specialties, despite this pandemic-stricken year. The year has seen an increasing volume of imaging, as per new data. Doximity, a physician member network, surged approximately 44,000 American doctors between 2019 as well as 2020, for the fourth yearly Physician Compensation Report. Overall, radiology ranked the highest consistent grosser […]

A Sizeable Chunk Of Healthcare Workforce Decides To Continue To Work Past 67 Years of Age

Approximately half of all employees in the healthcare sector decided to continue to work into the late 60s and beyond, revealed a survey report released by the TIAA Institute, Manhattan, on October 21, 2020. Healthcare professionals steeling for postretirement-age labor includes physicians, surgeons, registered nurses, and even other professionals in the medical field, administrative and […]

200 Healthcare Workers, Mainly Radiologic Technologists, Are All Set to Call a Strike Over Concerns of Covid-19 Contract

Over 200 healthcare workers of Allina Health decided to strike for 48 hours, or 2 days, after the planned strike was planned in September. The management of Allina threatened to take legal action concerning picketing during this strike. The Unfair Labor Practice of the group lasted for two days. It began on October 5 at […]

Covid-19 Contamination is Within the CT Scanner, According to Investigation

In a breakthrough investigation report, ribonucleic acid is found on the internal components of computed tomography scanner (CTS) from Covid-19. A team of researchers from the University of Genoa, based in Genova, Italy, disclosed these findings on October 1, 2020, in the European Radiology Experimental. However, contamination could be contained to filter in the machine, […]

Machine learning devices can gauge mood ailment medicine responses by analyzing data from a brain scan.

Almost everything in a rapidly digitizing age is continuously evolving. The path-breaking artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been instrumental in compelling most industries to undergo a significant transformation. One of the key methods of data analysis responsible for automating systematic model building is machine learning. This specific branch of AI is entirely focused on the […]

Below 40% of providers comply with the follow-up suggestions of radiologists when it comes to incidental findings

Astounding advancements in medical science and technology and have significantly revolutionized the healthcare sector. The gross count of incidental findings is increasing steadily with the continuous improvement in imaging quality and its proper utilization. It is mainly on medical care setting and healthcare provider type, compliance with suggested follow-up examinations for these findings are dependent […]

Free Online Tools To Read Chest X-rays And Physicians

Chester the AI Radiology Assistant’ is a free online tool that allows you to assess chest X-rays online within a few seconds. It ensures the security of private medical while predicting the chances of developing 14 diseases. Though it is still rudimentary, Chester can process the upload of users with output diagnostic predictions for various […]

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 […]

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