Eric Postal, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The Path of Least Resistance: Make it a Road Less Traveled in RadiologyJune 5th 2023
Whether it’s attempting to get appropriate clinical histories from referring physicians or getting a tech to split up a multiphasic contrast study into separate image series, consistently striving to fight the good fight for optimal image interpretation is worth the effort.
Could Controlled Imaging Rein in Suboptimal Use of MRI, CT and Ultrasound Exams?April 24th 2023
Lamenting a lack of control over imaging requests from referring clinicians, this author suggests that a more collaborative approach between referrers and radiologists may facilitate more efficient use of imaging.
Enjoying Quiet Moments Amid the Boilerplate Blather in Radiology ReportingJanuary 16th 2023
Acknowledging the repetitive reality that accompanies productivity incentives and seemingly extraneous verbiage to satisfy certain insurance requirements in radiology, this author has developed an appreciation for filler-free brevity and quiet.