Expert Insights

Six recommendations to foster reporting of safety incidents in radiology. By Professor Louise Rainford, Associate Dean of Radiography, UCD Dublin. Mistakes happen in radiology – just as mistakes happen in all professions. Some safety incidents have significant consequences; others no significance at all. In fact, the majority

A View of the Radiology Department Inside Xi'an Gaoxin Hospital. Table of contents Service: more convenient and more humanistic Talent: pyramid structure Equipment: Sharp tools make good work Future: Radiate influence to around, and Take a Lead among Regions Due to travel requirements, Wang Xue, who was on business in

Oswego Hospital’s innovative imaging staff maximized its use of the CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile Imaging System to care for patients. Table of contents COVID's Multiple Challenges Minimizing Exposure Streamlining Workflow Filling the Gaps in DR Imaging Training With Ease Oswego Hospital, which is part of Oswego Health in Central New York, is

Insights from radiologists, radiographers and patients at ECR 2022. Table of contents The Role of effective communications in improving patient care in radiology Recommendations for communicating effectively in radiology Barriers to communicating effectively with patients Resources for improving patient communications in radiology Communicating clearly and thoughtfully with patients can help

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