Radiologic Technologists in High Demand

Radiologic Technologists in High Demand

AMN Healthcare’s 2022 “Survey of Allied Healthcare Professional New Graduate Hiring Patterns” showed that the position of radiologic technologist has the most unfilled positions. This finding is part of an AMN report released on October 20. Their results were from 1,005 responses to an email survey sent to healthcare executives/managers of hospital systems, independent hospitals,…

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UT Health San Antonio Offers New MS in Imaging Sciences

UT Health San Antonio Offers New MS in Imaging Sciences

The School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) recently announced its plan to introduce the first Master of Science in Imaging Sciences. The program offers training for imaging technologists in radiography, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). According to program director…

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To thrive in today’s turbulent environment, radiologists must embrace technology

To thrive in today’s turbulent environment, radiologists must embrace technology

Radiologists, like other healthcare professionals, are experiencing profound burnout. A major contributor is the constant stream of disruptions that punctuate their days and interrupt the work of interpreting studies for referring physicians and their patients. Becker’s Hospital Review recently spoke with Dhruv Chopra, CEO of Collaborative Imaging, about the workflow challenges facing both radiologists and referring…

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Study Pinpoints Ways to Help Prevent Cancellations of Screening Mammography

Study Pinpoints Ways to Help Prevent Cancellations of Screening Mammography

A recent Harvard study, published September 14 in JACR, helps pinpoint ways to prevent cancellations of screening mammography appointments. The research team, led by radiologists Nita Amornsiripanitch, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Adrian Jaramillo-Cardoso, MD, of Massachusetts General, utilized QI methodology (PDSA – Plan-Do-Study-Act)for their study. The team’s composition was critical — besides…

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