Is fake news a problem in radiology, too?
January 24, 2017 -- Much has been written about so-called "fake news" articles circulated via social media during the recent election campaign, and it's certainly a serious issue. But is fake news a problem in reporting on healthcare in general -- and radiology in particular? The Neighborhood Radiologist, Dr. Neal Klitsch, tackles this question in his latest column.
6 tips for working with millennials in radiology
January 19, 2017 -- The millennial generation -- those born between 1980 and 2000 -- is the largest generation since the baby boomers and likely the most educated in history. But when it comes to teaching and working with this group, older radiologists may be baffled as to the best approach, says an article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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.