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More and more millennials—most commonly referred to as individuals born between 1980 and 2000—are completing their training and officially entering the radiology workforce. It’s an exciting time for those men and women, proof that their years of dedication and hard work have truly paid off ... but the influx of young workers also has resulted in elevating frustration levels across radiology groups throughout the country. 

Radiology Business Journal’s annual Radiology 100 survey is now officially live. Don’t miss this opportunity to see where your private practice ranks compared to other practices across the country. 

Of all the problems besetting the health status of the U.S. population, the raging opioid epidemic might be the most maddening. In many ways, it’s a self-inflicted wound. A lot of people have a legitimate need for pharmacological relief from physical pain. But how did we get from, “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning” to 259 million opioid prescriptions—more than enough to give every American adult his or her own supply? The answer is that greedy drug companies, harried doctors, opportunistic street operators and, yes, intemperate patients have all played a part.

Radiologist Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network in New York.

Of all the problems besetting the health status of the U.S. population, the raging opioid epidemic might be the most maddening. In many ways, it’s a self-inflicted wound. 

 

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Applications open for technologist safety grant from ASRT/Toshiba

Applications for a collaborative grant supporting radiologic technologist safety are now open, according to the ASRT Foundation and Toshiba Medical. Each year, the Safety FiRsT program awards two grants up to $7,000 since its inception in 2015.

As Millennials Get to Work, Leaders in Radiology are Faced with: A New Set of Challenges

More and more millennials—most commonly referred to as individuals born between 1980 and 2000—are completing their training and officially entering the radiology workforce. It’s an exciting time for those men and women, proof that their years of dedication and hard work have truly paid off ... but the influx of young workers also has resulted in elevating frustration levels across radiology groups throughout the country. 

Continental Who's Who recognizes Alan Heideman, MD for his work in medical field

Alan J. Heideman, MD, has been recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member for his contributions to the medical field.

 
Radiology 100: Take the 10th annual survey to learn how your private practice ranks in the U.S.

Radiology Business Journal’s annual Radiology 100 survey is now officially live. Don’t miss this opportunity to see where your private practice ranks compared to other practices across the country. 

Opioids Are the New Aspirin: The Resulting Epidemic Calls For All Healthcare Hands On Deck

Of all the problems besetting the health status of the U.S. population, the raging opioid epidemic might be the most maddening. In many ways, it’s a self-inflicted wound. A lot of people have a legitimate need for pharmacological relief from physical pain. But how did we get from, “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning” to 259 million opioid prescriptions—more than enough to give every American adult his or her own supply? The answer is that greedy drug companies, harried doctors, opportunistic street operators and, yes, intemperate patients have all played a part.

Podcast preaches the importance of personal branding

Learn the step-by-step process of building a personal brand by listening to this session recorded at the 2016 Radiology Leadership Summit. Speakers include James Brink, MD, radiologist-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Mark Carr, MBA, managing partner at South Street Strategy Group and an adjunct lecturer at Babson College. 

Varex Imaging names Jocelyn Chertoff to board

Jocelyn D. Chertoff, MD, has been appointed to Varex Imaging Corporation’s Board of Directors, effective today April 3, 2017.

RBMA names Delaware state senator Robert Still new executive director

The national not-for-profit Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) announced that Robert T. Still, MHA, has taken on the role of executive director after being selected by the RBMA Board of Directors and the organization's executive search committee.

Opioids are the new aspirin, and the resulting epidemic calls for all healthcare hands on deck

Of all the problems besetting the health status of the U.S. population, the raging opioid epidemic might be the most maddening. In many ways, it’s a self-inflicted wound. 

MidHudson Regional appoints new Director of Breast, Women's Imaging

Radiologist Salvatore V. Raccuia, MD, has been appointed Director of Breast and Women’s Imaging at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network in New York.

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