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MIR 2015: Leadership Essentials - Canada LEADS the Way

2015 03 Nov

It’s a given that leadership is the single most important factor in the success of any enterprise. However, healthcare is heading into a leadership supply crisis, primarily caused by massive baby boomer retirement and insufficient succession planning. Healthcare systems require transformation to allow for enhanced capacity, but it takes more and better... Read more

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MIR 2015: Is Radiology Entering a Dark Age?

2015 20 Oct

From the vantage point of a 45 year career in radiology, Stephen Baker, Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA, has warned of a possible dark age for radiology and radiologists. Speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona this month, Baker, a member of HealthManagement.org’s... Read more

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MIR 2015: Radiology Societies Step Up to Develop Radiology Leaders

2015 09 Oct

Worldwide there is a mandate for providing value healthcare, and radiologists play a key role in leading the team approach to high quality, high value healthcare delivery and population health. William Thorwath, CEO, American College of Radiology spoke at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting on 9 October about the need to foster radiology... Read more

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MIR 2015: Creating High Value Patient-Centred Radiological Care

2015 09 Oct

Creating a culture of high value patient-centred radiological care is achievable and has a strong business case, says Geraldine McGinty, New York, a strong advocate of patient-centred care and Imaging 3.0™. Speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona, McGinty told a tale of two cities, illustrating how services in very... Read more

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MIR 2015: Managing a Complex Radiology Department

2015 09 Oct

Managing a large radiology department is not the job for just one leader, according to Jim Reekers, Amsterdam, who spoke at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona this week. Appointing deputies for each area, and delegating responsibility will help to avoid bottlenecks in decision-making, he said, and the role of the leader starts... Read more

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MIR 2015: Clinical Audit Can Maximise Quality, Avoid Harm

2015 08 Oct

Carrying out a clinical audit can be daunting, but help is at hand. Peter Cavanagh, UK, Chairman of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)’s Subcommittee on Audit and Standards explained the role of clinical audit in ensuring a high reliability imaging service, when he spoke at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona on 8 October.Clinical... Read more


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