Life after COVID-19 requires assessment, logistical planning
May 7, 2020 -- As radiology departments plan their return to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic, they must balance clinical assessment, ethical judgment, and logistical planning, stated U.S. and Irish radiologists in an article published May 4 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
Radiology must regain public's trust in wake of COVID-19
May 6, 2020 -- As radiology braces for a surge in imaging procedures in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities must take steps to regain the public's trust that they can undergo imaging exams safely, according to Dr. Mahmud Mossa-Basha, chief of radiology at the University of Washington.  Discuss
General radiologists mostly work as multispecialists
May 6, 2020 -- General radiologists in the U.S. mostly work as multispecialists with specific areas of subspecialty focus, and nearly all have at least one of these subspecialty focus areas, according to research from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute.  Discuss
Pandemic paralysis: COVID-19 has major impact on imaging
April 30, 2020 -- Medical imaging may be in a state of pandemic paralysis, according to the findings of a new survey from market research firm IMV Medical Information Division. More than 90% of imaging centers in the U.S. experienced a major decline in the volume of procedures not related to COVID-19.  Discuss
Practice leaders share experience in managing COVID-19
April 29, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting radiology practices in a variety of ways, from elective imaging management to workforce protocols and revenue. In an article published April 27 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, six practice leaders described how they've coped with the crisis.  Discuss
Report: Radiology volume down 50%, but stabilizing
April 24, 2020 -- Radiology procedure volume in the U.S. is down 50%-55% due to the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. But the good news is that the decline appears to have stabilized, according to new statistics from market research firm Quinsite.
Is radiology prepared for a post-COVID-19 imaging surge?
April 24, 2020 -- Radiology departments have already shifted the way staff work and how imaging is performed to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. But they also need to consider how to deal with its aftermath, according to an opinion published April 21 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
How to keep radiologic technologists safe from COVID-19
April 23, 2020 -- One of the most effective tools for managing COVID-19 is chest CT. But how do you keep radiologic technologists safe while scanning potentially infected patients? A group from China shared its recommendations in an article published April 20 in the European Journal of Radiology.  Discuss
Radiology shows ingenuity in dealing with COVID-19
April 20, 2020 -- As the radiology community deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, imaging providers are using ingenuity to create novel shift rotations, make the best use of personal protective equipment, and segregate teams to protect valuable staff members and patients to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Discuss
HHS provider relief and your radiology practice
April 17, 2020 -- Did your radiology practice just receive a big COVID-19 payment from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)? Are you wondering what it's for? Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains.  Discuss