Diagnostic Reading #15: Five “Must Read” Articles on HIT and Radiology

Rad salaries and assessments, and population health made headlines

This week’s articles include: radiologists rank 6th on salary survey; assessment tool gauges radiology resident competency; clinicians learn more from structured reports; discussion about whether IT managers or doctors should lead population health programs; and seven top growth models and their impact on physician-hospital partnerships.Picture of radiographer dictating while reading a radiograph

Radiologists rank 6th on Medscape salary survey – Auntminnie

Radiologists ranked sixth on a survey of physician salaries produced by Medscape, with an average annual compensation of $396,000. Orthopedic physicians stood at the top of the list as the highest paid with an annual average salary of $489,000. They were followed by plastic surgeons, urologists, and otolaryngologists. Radiology salaries grew about 5% last year. Only 62% of radiologists felt they were fairly compensated. Continue reading