Facility Management

 

The Diagnostic Imaging facility management focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about workflow optimization, artificial intelligence, technology, radiology-radiologic technologist relationships, productivity, legislation, and reimbursement.

Combatting Workplace Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Radiology Community

June 23, 2022

Recognizing the significant potential for workplace injuries in the radiology field, these authors discuss the proactive benefits of optimal positioning and disruptions of static posture as well as a heightened management awareness of ergonomic solutions and potential issues in maneuvering mobile imaging units.

Essential Questions for Assessing Artificial Intelligence Vendors in Radiology

June 21, 2022

In a recent video interview, abdominal radiologist Sonia Gupta, MD discussed key principles in assessing potential alliances with artificial intelligence (AI) vendors and the potential of AI to alleviate the time-consuming, administrative aspects of patient care.

GE Healthcare to Resume 'Close to 100 Percent' Production of Iodinated Contrast Media Products This Week

June 02, 2022

The resumed production of GE Healthcare’s Omnipaque products is a welcome development for radiologists scrambling to come up with alternative dosing and imaging options in the past month during the temporary shortage of iodinated contrast media.

PE Triage Platform from RapidAI Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

May 25, 2022

The new artificial intelligence-powered software reportedly helps detect central pulmonary embolism (PE) on computed tomography pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) images and streamlines communication among interventional teams to bolster treatment outcomes.

Emerging Strategies for Managing the Acute Shortage of Iodinated Contrast Media

May 18, 2022

In a recent video interview, two radiology professors from the Yale School of Medicine discussed the impact of the iodinated contrast media (ICM) shortage and potential strategies, ranging from ICM dose reduction to possible deferment of non-urgent imaging, that may provide a viable path moving forward.