Expert Insights

Ergonomic features of DRX-Revolution Mobile Imaging System help reduce injuries. By Demetria Thomas, Radiologic Technologist (R) (ARRT). Being a radiologic technologist is a physically-demanding profession. Day in, day out, we help patients on and off examination tables, in and out of wheelchairs and stretchers, and move

Standardized approach is essential to lasting outcomes and value. By Michael A. Janis, Executive Director of Outpatient and Ancillary Services and previous Interim President and CEO, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital. The need to improve performance throughout your healthcare facility has never been greater. Patients are rating

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital’s initiatives to improve patient care. By Sara Butterworth, MHA, RTI(CT)(MR), Radiology Operations Manager, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Most people who work in healthcare are motivated to give patients a good experience simply because it’s the right thing to do. Recently, our motivation has

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

A clinical comparison of orthopaedic imaging modalities. By Jarrett D. Cain, DPM, MSc., FACFAS. When diagnosing disorders of the foot and ankle, imaging is a valuable source of information for the assessment of condition and treatment options. However, the choice of imaging modality depends on several factors: ReliabilitySafetyCostImaging

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.

Extremity CT exams increased 10x at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. By Anish R. Kadakia, MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In this blog, Dr. Anish R. Kadakia shares: Metrics his hospital uses to evaluate new equipment. How and why weight-bearing exams increased extremity CT usage 10 fold. How

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