5 strategies to streamline workflow and retain your current staff. Medical imaging professionals and other essential healthcare workers in clinical settings work in stressful, demanding, and tragic conditions – even more so throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. So, it is no surprise that a significant number of

7 Worthwhile Reasons to Visit Carestream at RSNA. Going to RSNA 2021 in Chicago? Make time in your schedule to visit the Carestream Booth in the North Hall. Interact with our newest imaging solutions. Get informed. Get energized! See innovation in action. Schedule your personalized

Smart DR Workflow helps improve image quality and consistency, and speed patient throughput. Applications for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in radiology are increasing, especially in workflow where they can help streamline exam efficiency and provide more consistent outcomes. Carestream’s software powered by Eclipse uses AI to optimize

How to leverage your image capture devices for improved image quality and productivity. Maximizing the return on your existing radiology equipment has always been a priority. It is even more critical today if your funds for purchasing new equipment were diverted to COVID-related expenses. In this

Strategies and insights from radiology administrators for navigating the new normal. Editor’s Note: as we approach #AHRA2021, Everything Rad interviewed radiology administrators to understand their challenges for the remainder of 2021, and their strategies for addressing them. Although the number of COVID-19 cases in some countries is

Children’s hospital pilots bedside fluoroscopy imaging in the neonatal intensive care unit. By Mark C. Liszewski, MD, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Portable radiography and sonography are mainstays of initial diagnostic assessment in critically ill patients. However, there are many situations in which they cannot provide the information

New Lux 35 detectors weigh almost 2 pounds less than DRX-Plus Detectors What is more robust than a traditional detector? Weighs less than a traditional detector? And can improve staff and patient satisfaction? Answer: the new glass-free, ergonomically-designed Lux 35 Detector, Carestream’s newest and most advanced

Overcoming the complexities of CXR without a dose penalty. Chest X-rays (CXR) are one of the most difficult radiographs to interpret. The dense chest structure includes complex overlying and underlying patient anatomy, and the ever-present motions of the lungs and heart. Ideally, radiologists would like to

6 steps to become a more effective administrator. By Kernesha S. Weatherly, Director of Radiology, UAB Medicine. Are you an effective radiology manager? How do you know? In today’s climate, increased productivity and efficient use of existing facilities have become a necessity. From budget cuts, fee for performance,

Strategies for providing inpatient and outpatient imaging under new and challenging conditions. The persistence of the COVID-19 virus is requiring many imaging providers to adjust operations in order to resume routine radiology care as well as attend to patients infected with COVID-19. Everything Rad asked several imaging

NHG Diagnostics overcomes pandemic challenges to provide timely imaging diagnosis at community care facilities. By Chong Chun Meng, Principal Radiographer; and Damien Li, Senior Radiographer; National Healthcare Group Diagnostics. Like other countries around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a dramatic shift in the way healthcare

The impact of COVID-19 on radiology staff and administrative planning. The COVID-19 pandemic has created multiple challenges for medical imaging: the primary ones being diagnosing and monitoring the disease, and infection control. Additionally, the tenacious virus has a significant impact on administration of the radiology department.

How to get the maximum return from training on your medical imaging equipment. When radiology departments invest in new medical imaging equipment, they want to get the maximum return on their investment. The most effective path for your radiographers to become proficient on your equipment -

Radiology department's primary objective is satisfaction in patient care. Carestream had the opportunity to interview Dr. Marco Antonio Téliz, head of the department of radiology and molecular imaging at ABC Medical Center, on the objectives of the hospital’s radiology department at RSNA 2019. ABC Medical

Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s initiative to measure the patient experience in radiology. Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is one of a series about the patient experience in radiology. Earlier we shared 2 blogs by Dr. Cheryl Turner on root causes of adverse patient experiences in radiology. Be sure

A Two-Part Series on Workplace Stress, Burnout, and the Risks to Patient Safety. By Dr. Cheryl Turner, Director of Global Education and Training at Legion Healthcare Partners; and founder of Rad-Cast, the CE Podcast for Rad Professionals. Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is one of a series about

A Two-Part Series on Workplace Stress, Burnout, and the Risks to Patient Safety. By: Dr. Cheryl Turner, Director of Global Education and Training at Legion Healthcare Partners; and founder of Rad-Cast, the CE Podcast for Rad Professionals. Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is one of a series about the

An imaging informatics fellowship director and fellow share their insights. By Dr. Teresa Martin-Carreras and Dr. Tessa S. Cook, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. At first glance, the principles of patient care in radiology and imaging informatics might seem at odds. Patient care being very personal,

Techniques to improve workflow in the X-ray imaging department. Radiology administrators are constantly looking for ways to improve productivity in the imaging department. As modality software has evolved, so have the features that enhance automation and efficiency in the workflow. But in my interactions with

Section 179 offers radiology equipment tax savings for some small businesses New radiology equipment and medical printing solutions have the potential to improve an imaging center or medical practice’s bottom line through increased patient throughput. But did you know that there is also a possible

AuntMinnie Semifinalists share their strategies for leading successful radiology departments. What are the best practices used by effective radiology administrators? Read the strategies shared by three of the AuntMinnie Semifinalists for Most Effective Radiology Administrator/Manager. Make your strategic goals measurable Radiology administrators have multiple complex and highly

An Everything Rad Interview with RAD-AID Volunteers Jamie and Steve Surratt. RAD-AID, founded in 2008, is an international, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing radiological availability, expertise and infrastructure around the globe –in many underserved countries that need this support the most. In today’s post, we interview

Adopting new breast imaging technologies for earlier cancer detection. By Dr. Stamatia Destounis, MD FACR, Elizabeth Wende Breast Clinic. Editor’s note: for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Everything Rad asked EWBC physician, Dr. Stamatia V. Destounis, MD, FACR, to share her insights on the current and future role

Study identifies ideas, views and perceptions of technology; and opportunities to increase its adoption. By Sil Aarts, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Research, the Netherlands. New forms of technology are introduced constantly in medical imaging, often leading to enhanced diagnostic and therapeutic options. However, new

Faster and more accurate diagnoses possible as the IoT continues to evolve. Is your healthcare organization adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technology in 2019? Or perhaps you already are using it. According to a report by Aruba Networks, 87 percent of healthcare organizations will have

Can you guess the image in the X-ray? This month's "Guess the X-ray Image Challenge!" is here! We welcome radiologists, technologists, RAs, MDs, PAs - or anyone who thinks they're up to the challenge - to guess the object in this X-ray. Please leave your answer

Can you guess the image in the X-ray? This month's "Guess the X-ray Image Challenge!" is here! We welcome radiologists, technologists, RAs, MDs, PAs - or anyone who thinks they're up to the challenge - to guess the object in this X-ray. Please leave your answer

Can you guess the image in the X-ray? This month's "Guess the X-ray Image Challenge!" is here! We welcome radiologists, technologists, RAs, MDs, PAs - or anyone who thinks they're up to the challenge - to guess the object in this X-ray. Please leave your answer