Prepared to scoff, a skeptical teleradiologist takes a closer look at the ACR's recent guidelines for teleradiology.
Eric Postal, MD
I'll likely never name a medical condition for the textbooks, so my best chance at contributing to radiological history would be with a colloquialism. Here are a few.
We strive for perfect, even as things don't perform as intended. This gets harder with the push for greater efficiency. One solution? Accept the imperfections.
One more readily accepts instruction from proven pros with the right expertise, but the delivery method of such sage advice impacts how it is received.
ACOs mean the healthcare team will have to manage care under a budget. Who, then, will be the gatekeeper? Will radiologists step up the challenge?
The harder you make it for others to read your radiology reports, the less readily they'll persevere to find fault with you. Here are some tips.
More Saturday coverage and longer days — for nothing? No thanks. Newsflash: People don't like working, but will do it if you properly motivate them.
As a distance runner and a teleradiologist, I prefer the slow and steady accomplishment of the long haul.
The notion of a physician as genuine leader of a healthcare team has fallen into disrepute. And it's handy to have someone to blame.
Radiology can be an isolating field. But as our dealings with others get less direct, communications can be misunderstood, unanswered, or lost.