Top Reasons Clinicians Leaving Healthcare

Top Reasons Clinicians Leaving Healthcare

In the two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, staffing problems at every healthcare organization in the U. S. continue to increase. Lauren Manzione, a project analyst at KLAS Research, authored a Clinician Turnover and the EHR Experience report. Organizations face high turnover, increasing costs, and stress on existing employees to train new employees, resulting…

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Staffing Challenges in 2022

Staffing Challenges in 2022

A new survey by Radiology Business confirms what radiology practices and healthcare facilities have experienced recently. We’re in a fiercely competitive market for radiology staffing positions. Over half of respondents cited staffing as their biggest challenge, from radiologists to IT professionals and PACS managers and positions in-between. And there’s a ripple effect, too — because…

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Radiologists Among the Top 10 Most-Recruited Physicians in 2022

Radiologists Among the Top 10 Most-Recruited Physicians in 2022

Radiologists are now among the top 10 most-recruited specialists. A report by Physicians Thrive revealed that recruiting is up among specialists, including radiologists, for the first time in many years. During the last 13 years, primary care physicians were the most highly-recruited physicians in the United States. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic created a significant…

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Do Second Opinion Reads Need Different Reimbursement Formula?

Do Second Opinion Reads Need Different Reimbursement Formula

The value of second opinions for patients is undeniable. Second opinions for breast cancer imaging are often referred to National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) – designated centers, and these centers receive thousands of second opinion requests annually. A multidisciplinary tumor board (MTB) at an NCI-designed center revealed that the diagnosis changed for 43% of the…

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Wide Variation in Imaging Prices

Wide Variation in Imaging Prices article

Revenue — it’s all over the news right now — from the No Surprises Act to the Hospital Price Transparency rule. Pricing for some “shoppable” radiology services varies significantly from one facility to another. The Hospital Price Transparency rule went into effect on January 1, 2021. The rule requires hospitals to provide “clear, accessible pricing…

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