Neb. radiologist tracks tornadoes to find the perfect image
January 18, 2017 -- Everyone has a way to unwind after a busy workday -- but for most radiologists, it probably doesn't include chasing tornadoes. Nebraska radiologist Dr. Derek Burdeny is the exception, tracking storms and photographing them up close and personal across the U.S.
NJ imager helps give radiology a face with TV interviews
January 17, 2017 -- A radiologist from New Jersey has become a regular fixture on the morning TV news show "Fox & Friends" as the program's expert on healthcare public policy. Dr. Nicole Saphier sees her appearances as an example of how radiology can raise its public profile.
4 ways the election could affect healthcare legislation
January 17, 2017 -- With Donald Trump's presidential inauguration set for January 20, questions abound as to how his administration -- and Republican majorities in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate -- will set about changing healthcare in the U.S.
CNN: 'Radiologist' among best jobs in U.S.
January 6, 2017 -- Radiologists have it pretty good, at least if you go by a new survey published January 9 by CNN of the best jobs in the U.S. "Radiologist" landed at No. 45 on CNN's list of the top 100 careers in the country.
ACS report shows cancer rates still falling
January 5, 2017 -- Plunging mortality rates for four major cancers contributed to an ongoing decline in the overall cancer death rate in the U.S., according to a report on cancer mortality published January 5 by the American Cancer Society (ACS). The decline comes out to 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths from 1991 to 2014.
What does 'patient-centered care' really mean?
January 5, 2017 -- More articles referencing patient-centered care are being published in radiology journals, but many of them seem to be missing the mark on what actually constitutes a patient-oriented focus, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
How well is radiology using YouTube to educate patients?
January 4, 2017 -- Imaging facilities have found YouTube to be a useful social media platform for educating patients about radiology procedures they are about to undergo. But how well are they succeeding? A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology has found room for improvement.
Report on MACRA's impact on radiologists, and ACR advice
December 29, 2016 -- A December 22 report in the Journal of the American College of Radiology details the impact of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, along with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' 2016 implementation proposal, on radiologists.
Radiologist burnout: Worse than we thought?
December 28, 2016 -- It's no secret that physicians are susceptible to workplace burnout, and radiologists are no exception. The syndrome can be dangerous, affecting the well-being of physicians and also the quality of care provided to patients. But how common is burnout?
The Neighborhood Radiologist: How I read imaging studies
December 23, 2016 -- The Neighborhood Radiologist, Dr. Neal Klitsch, is back with a new column for With his blog and website, Klitsch aims to make radiology more understandable and approachable for patients, referring physicians, and radiologists-in-training. Here he describes how he reads imaging studies.