[caption id="attachment_3811" align="alignleft" width="100"] Cristen Bolan, Executive Editor, Applied Radiology[/caption] Radiologists Add Real Value through Concise Communication When the ER doc read my results from an ultrasound, all I heard was doom and gloom. In the report, the radiologist recommended a follow-up MRI, meanwhile the doctor told

[caption id="attachment_5302" align="alignleft" width="150"] Liza Haar, Editor, Diagnostic Imaging[/caption] Sixty-eight percent of radiologists told us in our annual Radiology Compensation Survey, they are happy being radiologists. This satisfaction comes even though, not surprisingly, rads are logging long hours (63 percent work 41 to 75 hours a

[caption id="attachment_5164" align="alignleft" width="288"] Alexander Towbin, MD, Neil D. Johnson Chair of Radiology Informatics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital (left), and Catherine Leopard, Child Life Specialist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital (right)[/caption] Patient comfort has always been an important component of the medical imaging process. However, when imaging pediatric patients,

10.  Patient Engagement – A Healthcare Reform Topic Everyone Can Agree On This post discusses the path to patient engagement and health impact in radiology with the use of patient portals. These portals not only allow patients easy and secure access to their X-ray exams and