Yomi Wrong

Salina Regional Health Center

400 S Santa Fe




Rising workload puts squeeze on academic departments

September 12, 2008

A survey of academic radiologists’ clinical productivity shows that workload continues to increase, in both exam volume and complexity. Academic department heads could use the survey data to help set staffing levels and evaluate the performance of individual radiologists.

Mammo benefits improve, but recruiting remains big challenge

September 08, 2008

It's been a year since practice manager Lorna Vaughan took out an ad seeking a breast imager to work on the Jersey Shore. To her surprise, a "dream-come-true, fee-for-service, patient- focused, personal and compassionate practice with partnership and ownership opportunity" has been a hard sell.

Thoughtful tactics can lead to great group practices

September 01, 2008

Most radiology practices are governed haphazardly, act unpredictably, and tend to succeed in spite of what they do rather than because of it.

Aunt Edna is key to secret family recipe for connecting with readers

August 01, 2008

When I left a career in daily newspapers to join Diagnostic Imaging, I relied upon an old journalism proverb to guide me: Tell it to your Aunt Edna.

Fewer students take ARRT exam

July 15, 2008

The number of students taking radiography and radiation therapy examinations for the first time slowed in 2007, signaling that educational programs are scaling back admissions and the pool of qualified technologists is meeting practice demand. Only nuclear medicine saw a sharp increase -- 17.1 % over 2006 -- although those numbers too are expected to decline, according to the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Use of nighthawk services fails to match expectations

July 14, 2008

Contrary to concerns about teleradiology encroachment, a Yale University survey finds that use of external after-hours services accounts for a small percentage of radiology practices’ total interpretations. Interpretation by foreign-trained radiologists is not widespread.

Certification acknowledges care of dying patients

July 09, 2008

The American Board of Radiology now offers a certificate in hospice and palliative care, designed for doctors whose work involves the care of seriously ill and dying patients.

CAD gains ground in climb to routine clinical application

July 01, 2008

Now that computer-aided detection has become part of routine clinical work for cancer screening in mammograms and is being applied in the differential diagnosis of cancer in the lung and colon, it's only a matter of time before it rates as the standard of care for diagnostic examinations in daily clinical work.

Pediatric imagers put dose campaign on the road

July 01, 2008

The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging rolled out its Image Gently campaign in January with a successful website launch and maintained that momentum through the first half of 2008 with showings at key medical conferences.