Search Tag: radiologist

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The Global Radiology Gap

2019 18 Jul

According to the World Health Organisation, two-thirds of the world does not have access to radiology services considered basic in most modern hospitals. It is this global radiology gap that now poses a threat to public health. Irene Githinji is one of the 200 radiologists practising in Kenya, a country of 43 million people. The remote hospital... Read more

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Direct patient-radiologist communication: online patient portal

2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with... Read more

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Dealing with radiologists burnout

2019 03 Apr

Loathing your work, exhaustion, depersonalisation, feeling insignificant, struggling to find the will to get out of bed, addiction and suicide are symptoms of the growing global epidemic: burnout . Radiologists specifically experience high levels of burnout and this nasty trend is only getting worse. In a much needed effort to help address burnout... Read more

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Tweet, like, follow – radiology goes viral

2018 18 Dec

Most of us virtually ‘live’ on social media. Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and other platforms are where most of us digitally communicate with each other and the world at large.  Social media is perhaps the greatest opportunity doctors have to better communicate with their patients, help educate the next generation of physicians around... Read more

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Advanced Breast Cancer Screening Course

2019 18 Nov

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For referring physicians, radiology reports are 'clinically unhelpful'

2018 14 Aug

It is through a radiology report that the radiologist communicates imaging findings and recommendations to the referring clinician. Radiology reports, in addition to being produced quickly, are written following a structured format, i.e., each report contains the same elements in the same places. They also contain all information necessary for... Read more

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Understanding the role of community-based academic radiologists

2018 08 Aug

The practice of radiology has historically ranged along the continuum of community-based private practice and academic practice. However, as academic radiology practices expand into the community, the lines that have historically distinguished the academic from private practice radiologist are becoming increasingly blurred, according to an article... Read more

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Improving radiology resident training for independent call

2018 11 Jul

Radiology residents at many teaching hospitals have a relatively short period to acquire the substantial amount of information necessary to safely interpret studies independently. Independent call is important for a radiologist to develop properly. However, preparing radiology residents for this duty is a daunting task given the scope and variety... Read more

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Improving imaging experience through patient-centred communication

2018 12 Jun

Direct communication between radiologist and patient is an area which has long been a deficiency for the field of radiology. There have been a number of barriers to effective radiologist patient communication including logistical challenges, a negative impact on efficiency, and uncertainty of the role of the radiologist in discussing results with... Read more