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October 2017 Blog Posts (8)

What Imaging Tech Does Your Radiology Department Need?

Technology continues penetrating the healthcare sphere, providing physicians with comprehensive solutions able to improve patient care.

Radiologists, in particular may choose from a wealth of imaging systems to store and share images:

1. Picture archiving and communication systems (PACS);

2. Radiology information systems (RIS);

3. Hospital information systems…


Added by Yana Yelina on October 16, 2017 at 4:14am — No Comments

X-Ray Locates a Toy Traffic Cone Stuck in Patient’s Lungs

Kids have a unique knack for getting toys stuck up their nose or surreptitiously digesting them. As stressful as it might be when they swallow a figurine or trinket, seldom do we imagine that this kind of accident could manifest into a false cancer diagnosis down the road. But, that’s what happened to one British…


Added by Julie Morse on October 13, 2017 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Mednax Scoops Up Another Radiology Practice

Mednax has been on an acquisition spree lately, and its latest conquest is Jefferson Radiology and Jefferson Imaging Associates of Hartford, Connecticut. Back in September, Mednax, the…


Added by Julie Morse on October 13, 2017 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Former Johns Hopkins Radiologist Imprisoned for Submitting False Reimbursement Requests

A doctor from southern Connecticut has been ordered to serve 366 days in prison and pay almost $600,000 for falsifying travel expense reimbursements to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,.

Between 2007 and 2015, while a physician at JHU’s Division of Vascular and Interventional, Jean-Francois…


Added by Julie Morse on October 13, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Job prospects for Radiology Tech

Any Rad Techs out there, please respond. I keep reading the job market for Radiology Technicians/technologists is inflated. I read in various blogs that it is different in different areas. All these posts are older and I want to know if anyone can give me a sense of current scenario.
If anyone can give their personal contact, I can email my questions/concerns.
Hope to hear some answers.
Thanks so much for your time!

Added by Ramya Gandrakota on October 11, 2017 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Why All Radiologists Need to Take Art Classes

A sharp eye is a crucial skill for physicians. That’s why researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have partnered with the Philadelphia Museum of Art to evaluate how…


Added by Julie Morse on October 5, 2017 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Wrapping Our Heads Around the Radiologist Shortage in the Northeast

Despite having the lowest number of jobs available in the specialty, there are more radiology residents in the Northeast than any other region in the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of the…


Added by Julie Morse on October 5, 2017 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Why Do Some Radiologists Have Back Pain?

The health risks of spending long hours at a desk are well known to most office workers, but up until recently, we were unaware of the negative side effects for medical workers who spend most of the day stationary. According to a new…


Added by Julie Morse on October 5, 2017 at 11:36pm — No Comments

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