You are here

Imaging Informatics

 

For small rural hospitals such as McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, Okla., an on-staff radiologist is a luxury. After losing its single in-house radiologist, the facility floated between several different teleradiology providers before finally landing on vRad—largely due to vRad’s strong breast health portfolio.

The radiology job market has had its fair share of ups and downs, as one can see by simply scanning the last 15 years of data from Merritt Hawkins, a popular physician search firm. In 2003, radiology was the No. 1 most requested search assignment at Merritt Hawkins. The top of the mountain in terms of demand. That period also marked a huge increase in the supply of radiologists as both medical students and residents liked the specialty’s high quality of life as well as its potential for high earnings.

 

Recent Headlines

Now Hiring? Don’t Let Today’s Market Challenges Hold You Back

The radiology job market has had its fair share of ups and downs, as one can see by simply scanning the last 15 years of data from Merritt Hawkins, a popular physician search firm. In 2003, radiology was the No. 1 most requested search assignment at Merritt Hawkins. The top of the mountain in terms of demand. That period also marked a huge increase in the supply of radiologists as both medical students and residents liked the specialty’s high quality of life as well as its potential for high earnings.

Q&A: Jahni Tapley on Saving Lives and Bucking Trends in Rural Oklahoma

For small rural hospitals such as McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, Okla., an on-staff radiologist is a luxury. After losing its single in-house radiologist, the facility floated between several different teleradiology providers before finally landing on vRad—largely due to vRad’s strong breast health portfolio.

Highly Focused Conference Attendance Helps Main Street Radiology Improve Speed and Collaboration

Lawrence Carl, MD, is the medical director for Main Street Radiology (MSR) in Queens, N.Y., a board-certified radiologist and assistant radiology professor at Weill Cornell. His medical director responsibilities include keeping an eye out for emerging technologies to positively impact workflow and patient care in outpatient radiology. To that end, Dr. Carl leads MSR administration and technology professionals to multiple educational events each year. 

HIMSS recap: Fujifilm provided attendees with state-of-the-art technologies and daily presentations

HIMSS 2017 was in Orlando, Fla., last month, and officials at FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. say it was yet another hugely successful show for the company.

Greg Strowig, vice president of the company’s TeraMedica Division, says the company looks forward to HIMSS each and every year. 

What you need to know now about server-side rendering

Streaming technology is the future made present to those who want to watch movies anywhere at any time. It’s becoming the same thing to radiologists, clinicians and patients who want mobile access to medical images.

Improving workflows with McKesson Radiology advanced visualization: a 3D MR success story

Radiologists operate in a fast-paced work environment, juggling a combination of tasks that includes interpreting studies, and calls from referring physicians.

UMass Memorial Health Care Deploys Conserus Workflow Intelligence to Drive Efficiency and Quality Processes

Case Study: UMass Memorial Health Care wanted to drive quality improvements within radiology services for its system of hospitals and clinics.

Konica Minolta to debut IT advances at RSNA 2016

In the ongoing effort to improve its solutions with customer input, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas will be showcasing new features in the Exa™ Platform that enhance patient engagement, referring provider satisfaction and imaging workflow productivity.

Live Video Diagnostics Brings Breast Imaging Specialists Face-to-Face with Patients and Technologists, Regardless of Geographic Location

Breast-imaging patients and the radiologic technologists who serve them have long wished for a breast radiologist to be there for them—on call or already present—whenever questions or concerns arise in the exam room. 

PACS & EMR Integration: Carilion Clinic Improves Speed, Connectivity and Access

It was early 2015 when the team at Carilion Clinic decided they had outgrown their PACS and needed to replace their decade-old system.

Pages