Leadership

A funny thing happened on the way to PaRADigm 2019, the upcoming annual meeting of the Radiology Business Management Association. Where RBMA usually draws speaking proposals from 50 or 60 potential presenters, this time nearly 90 came in. That was far more than the 42 slots allotted for breakouts, so the association will have plenty of material to pick from as it organizes webinars and other educational events over the coming months. 

Radiologists can help patients understand the significant hazards associated with obesity, according to a new commentary published in Academic Radiology.

Medical specialties across the board are getting creative as they work to bring millennials, aka “Generation Y,” into the fold. And even if there’s little truth behind the stereotypical associations—participation trophies, videogame addictions, fear of commitment—millennial radiologists are challenging the profession to adjust now or struggle to remain relevant later.

In radiology, hiring can sometimes be a time-consuming process. According to new research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, the specialty could learn a thing or two about effective hiring techniques from innovative companies such as Google.

Hospital executives at NHS Highland in Scotland have been accused of blacklisting experienced radiologists and refusing to hire them even though the hospital has been experiencing a staffing shortage.

Twenty-eight percent of U.S. diagnostic radiology residents say they experienced workplace bullying during their residency, according to research published in Clinical Imaging.

The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) is launching a new Business Excellence Program to recognize radiology practices that have demonstrated a commitment to high quality and advancing the business of radiology.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has established a working group to research the impact and influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on healthcare, focusing specifically on radiology. 

RadioGraphics, the diagnostic radiology journal first launched in 1981, is searching for its next editor. The person selected is expected to officially take over the role in 2021.

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) estimates that RSNA 2018’s economic impact on the city of Chicago was $160 million. This is up from the society’s estimate that RSNA 2017 made an economic impact of $130 million on the Windy City.

The number of students enrolled in radiation therapy educational programs in the United States is on the rise, according to a new survey from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (AAIH) announced that it has officially launched after holding the inaugural meeting of its board of directors Jan. 9 in San Francisco.