Nuclear medicine duties not always shared equally August 14, 2018 -- What's in a name? Apparently a lot when it comes to nuclear medicine. Physicians who identify themselves as nuclear medicine specialists devote at least 90% of their time to nuclear medicine duties, while most who call themselves nuclear radiologists or nuclear cardiologists devote 10% or less, according to a study published online August 7 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Discuss
Are radiologists getting paid less for working harder? July 31, 2018 -- A new survey of physician compensation and productivity found that median annual compensation for radiologists in the U.S. declined by more than 3% last year, while their productivity edged up. Still, radiologists remain among the highest-paid medical specialists. Discuss
Radiology residents run in middle of salary pack July 24, 2018 -- While experienced, board-certified radiologists are among the highest-paid medical specialists, that status apparently doesn't extend to radiology trainees. A new survey found that radiology residents land in the middle of the pack when it comes to annual compensation. Discuss
Doctors in small practices less prone to burnout July 12, 2018 -- Feeling burned out? It could be because you're working in a big, anonymous healthcare system. Doctors who worked in small primary care practices reported much lower burnout rates in a study published in the July-August issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. Discuss
Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors May 3, 2018 -- Radiologists landed in the No. 10 position on a list produced by Business Insider of the highest-paid healthcare professions. The list, based on data from LinkedIn, showed radiologists as having a total median salary of $368,000. Discuss
5 keys to radiologist recruiting and hiring May 3, 2018 -- Let's face it, no one likes recruiting. It is time-consuming, expensive, and frustrating. In a new column, Daniel Corbett of Radiology Business Solutions offers his five keys to radiologist recruiting. Discuss
Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K April 19, 2018 -- The average annual salary for radiologists in 2018 is $401,000, up 1% from $396,000 a year ago, according to a new survey by Medscape that tracked physician compensation in multiple specialties. Discuss
ACP calls for gender equity in medicine April 17, 2018 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) is calling for gender equity in physician compensation and career advancement in a paper published online April 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
What states are best for practicing medicine? March 28, 2018 -- What states in the U.S. are the best for practicing medicine? Survey results published March 27 on WalletHub.com rank states in the midsection of the country as being the most friendly to doctors, while those on the coasts are less accommodating. Discuss
ASRT: Radiography program enrollment rises February 16, 2018 -- The number of students enrolled in radiography educational programs increased slightly in 2017, but there were declines in nuclear medicine technology and radiation therapy programs, according to a survey conducted by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).