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Burnout in radiology: Imaging leaders must think beyond the reading room
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Burnout in radiology: Imaging leaders must think beyond the reading room

According to a recent analysis published in Academic Radiology, burnout isn’t just about the workplace—it’s about a radiologist’s life outside of work as well.

When radiologists initiate verbal communication, patients are more likely to receive recommended imaging follow-up

Radiologists can increase the likelihood that patients receive outpatient imaging follow-up for findings indeterminate for malignancy by initiating verbal communication, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Pittsburgh radiologist hit with 88-count indictment from federal grand jury for illegally dispensing Vicodin, healthcare fraud

Omar A. Almusa, a 45-year-old Pittsburgh radiologist, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and healthcare fraud.

SPECT imaging may ID those likely to respond to depression treatment

Mental illness can be difficult to quantify, with the complexity of the brain obscuring symptoms and improvements. But single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging may identify those likely to respond to treatment for depression by examining blood flow and activity patterns.

VR offers radiologists a 3D look at splenic aneurysms

A team from Stanford University used virtual reality (VR) technology to turn CT scans into 3D images to help radiologists prepare to repair splenic artery aneurysms.

Interventional radiologist opening medical marijuana clinic in Florida

Hervé Damas, MD, MBA, began his career as a professional football player, tackling opposing players for the Buffalo Bills, and then went on to become an interventional radiologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida.


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