What can radiologists do to be better allies for individuals experiencing inappropriate behavior in the workplace? A recent commentary published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology explored this very subject in detail.
The average cost to replace a departing employee is six to nine months of the individual’s salary. Fortunately, there are plenty of tried, tested and even innovative ways to prevent a revolving door from spinning so fast that it blows a big hole in the bottom line.
Some observers suggest that one physician’s self-reported burnout is another’s normal work fatigue. But nearly all the experts agree that such variability is no excuse for simply dismissing the phenomenon.
Numerous researchers have documented the benefits of obtaining a second opinion on the review of imaging studies performed at another institution. However, little has been published on how to handle such outside data in terms of payment and keeping records.