Are You Prone to Superstitions in Radiology?May 22nd 2023
Whether it’s the proverbial “bad penny” case that crashes PACS or the perception that positive computed tomography angiography (CTA) exams for pulmonary arterial clots come in sets of three, suspicions can emerge here and there in radiology.
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.
Navigating the Radiology Conundrum of Reading X-Rays When Follow-Up Imaging Has Already Been DoneJanuary 30th 2023
When you’re asked to review an X-ray for a patient who already had follow-up imaging, do you consider the results of follow-up imaging or evaluate the X-ray with fresh eyes?
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.
Addressing the Radiological Taffy Pull: Suggestions for Communicating Worklist PrioritiesDecember 26th 2022
In order to alleviate some of the challenges with radiology worklist overload, this radiologist suggests alternative approaches for conveying new imaging requests and priorities.