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 - Garry Choy
Memo to academic rads: Time to mix, mingle and market online
Feb 25, 2015 - More than three-quarters of private radiology groups, some 76%, are actively marketing themselves on Facebook, Twitter and the like. Less than a third of academic radiology departments (28%) are following suit—but that’s likely to change, and soon.
 - Kohli Selfie
Measuring rad performance: ‘SWIM’ now or sink later
Feb 25, 2015 - Picture this. You’re in charge of medical imaging at a practice employing numerous radiologists across several sites. Your boss knocks on your office door. Comes in and asks you for a quick snapshot of practice-wide performance. Wants to know report turnaround times by radiologist...
 - Bradley Erickson
Radiologists, start your (workflow) engines
Sponsored by: Konica Minolta
Feb 25, 2015 - Databases, including that of a RIS, are fine for managing simple, linear workflows: Think scheduling, completing and interpreting exams. If you add in a step that makes things just a bit more complex—even something as seemingly basic as checking if the patient is in hospital or at...
 - Claudette Lew
Achieving 2015 goals: Are you ready for ICD-10?
Feb 25, 2015 - Did you make a new year’s resolution this year? Have you kept it? You may not be alone.
 - Dr Trambert
Efficiencies gained through tight integration save radiologists 75 minutes per day
Sponsored by: DR Systems
Feb 25, 2015 - Michael Trambert, MD, had long suspected the workflow reporting automation made possible by the tightly integrated PACS/RIS/VR solution used by the Santa Barbara Radiology Medical Group (SBRMC) was saving him about an hour each day. A two-pronged study1 presented at the recent...
 - Vijay Ramanathan
Direct messaging: Radiological communications at the speed of bytes
Sponsored by: RamSoft
Feb 25, 2015 - The ubiquity of mobile computing across society and throughout healthcare has sharply raised expectations around the speed of communications. Where once referring physicians anticipated waits of several days to receive radiology reports, whether by courier, fax or sometimes even...
 - math and science
Searching for tomorrow's imaging engineers
Feb 25, 2015 - At the current rate of innovation in healthcare and technology, how do we keep our kids informed of the types of careers available to them?   
 - warning, recall, danger
GE recalls thousands of MRIs
Feb 25, 2015 - GE is recalling almost 13,000 MRI units, as the FDA has deemed them potentially deadly.
 - Women Rads
Radiology: a man’s world?
Feb 25, 2015 - Assuming the American College of Radiology’s latest workforce survey reflects the radiology specialty in toto, male radiologists practicing fulltime outnumber their female peers more than 8 to 2.  
 - New Orleans
RBMA 2015-Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs 3/15/15 - 3/17/15
Feb 25, 2015 - Registration is open for RBMA 2015 Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs. The meeting will be held in New Orleans, LA, from March 15-17, 2015. 
 - Orlando night
AHRA 2015 Spring Conference 3/31/15- 4/2/15
Feb 25, 2015 - Register now for the AHRA 2015 Spring Conference in Orlando, FL.