Leadership & Workforce

The finding is part of the the American College of Radiology’s Data Science Institute's inaugural annual survey, published in JACR

Following the deal, TRG now has a physical presence in 28 states while offering teleradiology care nationwide, officials said Tuesday.

Physicians in imaging saw their pay decrease 3% in 2020 as practices grappled with job losses, reduced hours and fewer patient visits, according to a new salary survey. 

Imaging leaders must augment and transform their previous anti-burnout strategies, experts advised. 

Coronavirus was a "punch in the mouth" for the noted publication, but it has also offered lessons that apply in imaging, Time President Keith Grossman wrote in JACR.  

Doing so would establish the boards as a "trailblazer among medical specialties," dozens of docs wrote Tuesday in RSNA's Radiology

On average, docs pay nearly $15K over the course of their career on certification, one of the highest tallies among specialties. 

The Association of Program Directors in Radiology’s Wellness Task Force urged the board to grant at least 6 weeks away from training for medical or parental leave.

Lawmakers recently introduced the Resident Physician Shortage Act of 2021 to address doc shortfalls by bolstering the number of Medicare-supported residency positions.

Making the leap from training to that first job can be an “exhilarating yet challenging” phase of a physician’s career, experts detailed in JACR. 

As part of the change, the El Segundo, California-based imaging giant promoted 13 of its top physicians to serve in new leadership roles. 

Participants experienced a "significant shift in perception of the field" after taking part, experts detailed in Academic Radiology

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

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