Tag: Radiology

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 […]

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 […]

Radiologist Base Pay At 371K and 5th Most Needed Specialty

Radiologists or radiologic technologists are in huge demand. It is evident from many latest reports that place radiology among the top medical specialties year after year. Here’s what the 2018 Report of Merritt Hawkins presents: Another citation is from the Medscape Radiologist Compensation Report 2018 that shows: All these reports confirm that more numbers of […]

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on The Healthcare Field

Artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionize the medical industry in the near future. Venture capitalists are currently seeing the field as a realistic way to disrupt the economy and make extraordinarily large leaps in progress towards better treatment for patients. AI startups are no longer seen as risky, long-shot investments. Rather, they’re being treated as […]

AI and Radiologists: Whats the Verdict?

Recent advances in artificial technology have led many to believe that AI has the potential to replace human radiologists one day. Already, we are now at a level where deep learning neural networks can identify irregularities by scanning radiological images, which in some cases yield better results than an average radiologist. Even so, what’s considered […]

Better Communication In Diagnostic Imaging

Radiology stands at the center of the healthcare system. Almost everyone passes through the imaging department at one point in their life whether it’s for a simple medical test or advanced treatment techniques. In most cases, the department’s overall efficiency is highly dependent on effective communication between physicians. But why does this seem to be […]

Choosing a PACS

The PACS  Every radiology practice and hospital eventually ends up with a PACS that is out of date or no longer meets the requirements of their patients. Replacing your current system probably feels like a daunting task. Despite this, once you become concerned about updates and new software, it is generally less expensive to simply […]

Ultrasound Structured Reports

Unlike the old days when health practitioners used to infill ultrasound reports manually, currently, there is an emerging technology that records, encodes, stores and presents ultrasound data automatically in documents known as structured reports. While these systems has not been adopted and supported across the board all around the globe, it comes with a wide […]

Top Concerns a PACS-Using Health Facility Must Address

While PACS (picture archiving and communication system) continues to gain prominence, numerous concerns piggyback the technology’s benefits. By choosing cloud-based or hybrid PACS software, you keep many of the concerns at bay; still few risks, vulnerabilities and threats can’t be overlooked. Considering the increasing number of cases in which the mishandling of the technology led […]