Tag: radiologist

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RSNA Task Force Develops Guidelines for Best Practices on COVID

RSNA, the Radiological Society of North America, has assigned a special Covid-19 Task Force to publish a document of practices to be followed by radiology departments. Considering the present scenario of the Covid-19 pandemic, a large number of hospitals, clinics and institutions are also establishing their local guidelines. The aim of these guidelines is to […]

Is AI Going to Replace Radiologists Any Time Soon?

The application of Artificial Intelligence has been progressing rapidly in the field of medicine, especially in radiology. It has been a source of high innovation, yet a popular topic of discussion in radiology and its ground-breaking research. Despite the quality assurance and risk issues of AI, it delivers tremendous opportunities to change the way radiological […]

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 […]