Eric Postal, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
What Would the Perfect AI Do for This Radiologist?October 10th 2022
While artificial intelligence (AI) models have been acknowledged for aiding imaging analysis or facilitating workflow enhancements, this author envisions AI as a potential workstation conceierge capable of turning common venting and gripes into actionable items for significant improvements.
Flash Versus Function: Does the AI Focus in Radiology Compromise Our Infrastructure Needs?October 3rd 2022
Addressing upgrades of traditional infrastructure used in everyday radiology practice may be a more practical use of resources than investment in artificial intelligence (AI) technology that is still evolving.
Exploring the Merits of a Teleradiology Fellowship, Part 2September 26th 2022
A teleradiology fellowship that offers an information technology (IT) component and dedicated time with teleradiology attendings to learn tricks of the trade with workstation navigation could go a long way toward reducing downtime and maximizing efficiency.
Employee or Independent Contractor: What is the Most Tax-Friendly Path in Radiology?June 20th 2022
Weighing the pros and cons of W2 versus 1099 status, this author discusses the potential impact on retained earnings in radiology, retirement savings and the stress of April 15 and quarterly estimated tax payments.
Amid a glut of unnecessary imaging requests, common worklist frustrations and perceptions from other clinicians that they can interpret medical images just as well, recognizing your role as a humble difference maker may provide the ultimate RVU for patients.