Search Tag: Radiologists

IMAGING Management

Is radiology education ready for #SocialMedia?

2018 13 Nov

Social media is part of our lives, our physical and digital personas are increasingly integrated to where we have gone from having a digital extension of our self to seamlessly living  both on and off screens.   The majority of US adults are using Facebook (68%), and the numbers are significant in the 18-24 age demographic using Snapchat (78%),... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiologists and radiologists need to work together – IDoR 2018

2018 09 Nov

This year, the theme for the International Day of Radiology was cardiology. Special focus was given on the need for increased coordination between radiologists and cardiologists.   Cardiac imaging is a rapidly growing sub-specialty of diagnostic radiology. Cardiac radiologists perform imaging examinations using computed tomography (CT) and... Read more

Executive Health Management

How artificial intelligence spells real change for patients

2018 07 Nov

“At Affidea, the scale of our operation gives us unique capabilities in AI, including rich data sets which we can use to drive forward innovations in patient care both internally and with our partners. We want to help create a future where healthcare professionals can devote their time to doing what they do best – delivering the best possible care... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists as changemakers

2018 07 Nov

The term “social entrepreneur” was coined by Bill Drayton, who also founded Ashoka, an organisation that supports social entrepreneurs in 93 countries. Drayton believes that we are in a time of transition and that the central challenge of our time is to make everyone a changemaker.  For her part, Margaret M. Fynes, MD, of the Russell H. Morgan... Read more

IMAGING Management

An optimal learning and working environment for radiology residents

2018 31 Oct

In the newest revision of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Common Programme Requirements, substantial changes were made to section VI now entitled “The Learning and Working Environment.” The  revised section VI shifts away from a primary focus on duty hours towards an emphasis on culture of safety, professionalism,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: 'above average' burnout symptoms among Canadian radiologists

2018 03 Oct

Physician burnout is a significant issue in healthcare worldwide, and radiology burnout rates are ranked high compared to other specialities. A new study assessing radiologist and radiology trainee burnout in Canada finds above average burnout symptoms with regard to both emotional exhaustion and depersonalisation. "Future research directions... Read more

IMAGING Management

Why radiologists need persuasion skills

2018 29 Aug

"Persuasion is often more effectual than force" should be a guiding principle for those aspiring to leadership roles. Effective persuasion can increase your success in solving problems, communicating new ideas, and influencing group decisions, according to an Opinion article published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.... Read more

IMAGING Management

OIC.9 - Oncologic Imaging Course 2019

2019 19 Jun

Find ESOI - European Society of Oncologic Imaging on Social Media          Read more

IMAGING Management

Finding ways to reduce burnout in radiologists

2018 08 Aug

Burnout is a global health problem affecting physicians across all medical specialities who work in variable hospital settings and work environments. Radiologists, in particular, experience high rates of burnout, and this trend has only continued to worsen, according to a special report published online in the journal Academic Radiology. It... Read more