Leadership

The AHRA 2015 Virtual Fall Conference dives into specific practices that can help leaders turn each and every person in their organization into a prepared, confident problem solver.

Two experienced radiologists—Richard L. Wahl, MD, and Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD—have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, previously known as the Institute of Medicine. 

The nation's 100 largest private radiology practices bulk up, adding radiologists but shedding employees and imaging center assets as they grow

The AHRA 2015 Virtual Fall Conference kicks off this weekend, allowing attendees to experience live conferences, interactive Q&A sessions, and detailed presentations from the comfort of their own couch. 

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) have both issued statements about the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) not fully endorsing CT colonography as a part of its draft colorectal cancer screening recommendations. 

Chairs of academic radiology departments put more value in a candidate’s expertise in their subspecialty than any other criteria, according to a recent survey published in Academic Radiology. 

Konica Minolta made headlines on Oct. 1 when it acquired Viztek, a provider of digital software and hardware imaging products based out of Garner, N.C., through its U.S. healthcare company, Konica Minolta Medical Imaging.  Joe Cermin, president of Viztek, told RadiologyBusiness.com that a lot of time and energy went into the acquisition, and he’s excited to move ahead.  

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) board of directors has unanimously voted that it does not support the proposal by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) and American Board of Radiology (ABR) to develop a new single training pathway that incorporates both nuclear medicine (NM) and diagnostic radiology (DR). 

We all know good chemistry makes good relationships. But did you know chemistry has everything to do with having a good day—right down to thinking more clearly, getting more done and making meetings more productive?

The World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) held its 2015 World Molecular Imaging Congress last week in Honolulu, Hawaii, gathering leaders from throughout the industry to present their latest research. During the conference, Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, 2017 WMIS president-elect and chair of the department of radiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, spoke to the media about what he considers one of the most important issues facing molecular imaging today: an increased focus on early detection. 

When presented with five types of prospective employees, a majority of potential employers would prefer to hire single-specialty radiologists with general capabilities, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Trainees in some specialties—including radiology—are significantly less diverse than in others, according to a new study featured in JAMA Internal Medicine.