This channel provides news on management of staff and proper staffing levels for safe, high-quality healthcare system. Physician and clinician workforce shortages have become growing challenge for hospitals, with burnout also now affecting nearly all medical workers. Topics include medical staffing issues, statistics, compensation how to improve clinician morale and the workplace environment, and ways to combat clinician burnout.

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Burnout propelling radiologic technologists to seek temporary ‘travel’ assignments

About 70% of those surveyed said workplace fatigue influenced their decision “a great deal” or “a lot," AMN Healthcare reported.

May 26, 2023
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American College of Radiology voices ‘enthusiastic support’ for bill to expand physician workforce

ACR joined 80 member organizations of the Graduate Medical Education Advocacy Coalition in urging Congress to pass a long sought-after proposal. 

May 25, 2023
Twenty-three percent of cardiologists have a net worth of more than $5 million, No. 5 among all specialties, according to a new report. A majority of cardiologists also said they have had no significant financial losses in the last year. What are cardiologists paid? How much do cardiologists make?

Average radiologist pay has leapt nearly 38% since 2015

Members of the specialty have seen their compensation climb from $351K to $483K, according to the latest data from Medscape. 

May 25, 2023
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Adopting paid family and medical leave in radiology: 7 considerations

“Paid FML is increasingly being recognized as an important issue in medicine," radiologists wrote recently in AJR

May 24, 2023
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One-fourth of practices say operating costs are up, with 93% facing clinical staffing shortages

Another 80% of physicians believe such challenges are worse than they were in 2022, according to survey data from ASTRO released Tuesday. 

May 23, 2023

Key factors associated with fraud in medical imaging research

The scientific community should reexamine its current academic award system, which may be incentivizing junior faculty to commit fraud, according to new research.

May 22, 2023
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Private equity-backed global teleradiology outfit opens ‘state of the art’ new reporting hub

Midmarket private equity firm Livingbridge acquired Everlight Radiology in 2021 for more than $335 million and hopes to fuel growth with the new facility.

May 15, 2023

Natural language processing helps increase follow-up imaging adherence, resulting in significant revenue

A new paper details how a team at the University of California utilized a hybrid system consisting of a quality coordinator and NLP software to bring in more than $60,000 in additional revenue from follow-up imaging alone.

May 15, 2023
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