The silver tsunami of aging Americans will bring a corresponding wave of dementia diagnoses, one that radiology business leaders will need to be prepared for in the coming years. 

This year’s theme is sports imaging, with musculoskeletal radiology serving as one of the fastest growing subspecialties in diagnostic radiology. 

Polling more than 250 professionals, Phillips found that technologists in every geography reported significant levels of workplace fatigue, with more than one-third reporting moderate to high levels, according to “Radiology Staff in Focus,” released on Monday, Nov. 5. 

That’s according to a new poll of almost 330 trainees, conducted at one United Kingdom medical school. 

The White House announced on Friday, Nov. 1, that it’s nominating Stephen Hahn, MD, a trained radiation oncologist, as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. 

The American College of Radiology has noted that, as radiology moves to value-based imaging care, radiologists will need to get more comfortable serving as consultants to referring colleagues.

The ACR—which represents 39,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical physicists—said it plans to honor winners at its annual meeting next May in Washington, D.C. 

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.

Patients have been identifying physicians by their white coats for many years now, but is such a uniform really necessary in radiology?

The right time for an appraisal is any time an employer—or an employee—feels communication on performance is necessary and appropriate.

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.