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.

Radiologist highlights a potential hidden cause of physician burnout

UCLA's Dieter R. Enzmann, MD, detailed his thesis in a perspective piece published Tuesday in Academic Radiology. 

December 7, 2023
Kit Crancer RBMA president on Medicare cuts RSNA 2023.

The impact of Medicare payment cuts on radiology and patient care access

RBMA President Kit Crancer said continued cuts will result in Medicare patients losing access to care when health systems and providers determine it is no longer economical.

December 5, 2023
Video interview with Michael Bruno, MD, FACR, on the growing radiology staffing shortage, way to address this, and the growing problem of exam mismatch. He spoke to Radiology Business Digital Editor Dave Fornell at RSNA 2023. #RSNA #RSNA23 #RSNA2023 #radiologistshortage

Mismatch between radiologist shortages, rising exam volumes a growing concern in medical imaging

Michael Bruno, MD, vice chair for quality and patient safety at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, discusses two hot topics at RSNA 2023. 

November 30, 2023

RSNA 2023: 5 ways radiology leaders can respond in the face of moral distress

"If you’re not teaching, you’re not mentoring, then you’re putting us in the position of training the last generation of radiologists," Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, told attendees. 

November 28, 2023
Richard Duszak RSNA 2023

Surviving the radiologist shortage: Experts discuss private equity and other options at RSNA 2023

“Rural healthcare delivery is in trouble and private equity may have a role in supporting it," a Rad Partners leader told attendees. 

November 27, 2023
Bob Still RBMA

Radiology Business Management Association Executive Director Bob Still to retire

The RBMA board has agreed to form an Executive Director Search Committee, chaired by Past President Mark Kalmar.

November 21, 2023

Kaiser Permanente imaging technologists strike, seeking 42% pay increase

Both sides recently held a bargaining session, with Kaiser labeling the union’s request as “frankly, not reasonable." 

November 8, 2023

‘Moral injury’ is prevalent among interventional radiologists, with healthcare corporatization 1 contributor

In healthcare, this typically manifests as lingering regret after organizational constraints prevent physicians from acting in the best interest of their patients. 

November 7, 2023

MediView’s technologies utilize AR to provide clinicians with 3D “X-ray vision” guidance during minimally invasive procedures and surgeries, while also offering remote collaboration.

KLAS Research's 2022 report covers more than 1,000 health IT informatics solutions focused on EMRs, staffing, revenue cycle management, patient portals, and more.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has officially canceled its 2020 annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, due to continued concerns over the new coronavirus.

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