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Thomas H. Berquist, MD, announced this week he’ll be retiring after a 12-year run as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Bruce J. Hillman, MD, the outgoing editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), knows that gender parity in radiology is an issue that must be taken seriously.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) recognized numerous award winners throughout its 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
A report by ProPublica into who is really running the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has led lawmakers to demand an investigation.
Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD, has been named the new chief of musculoskeletal radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
The Mayo Clinic has named Gianrico Farrugia, MD, as its new president and CEO, the organization announced Friday.
Though female representation on radiology journal editorial boards remains relatively low, researchers wrote in Academic Radiology this month that progress is improving, with more women entering academic radiology early in their careers and JACR’s first female editor-in-chief set to take the journal’s reigns next January.
Kathryn J. Fowler, MD, and Elizabeth George, MD, have been appointed to the RSNA William R. Eyler Editorial Fellowship and RSNA William O. Olmsted Trainee Editorial Fellowship for 2018, respectively, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) announced this week.
Rep. Chris Collins, R-New York, has been indicted on charges of insider trading related to his holdings in biotechnology stocks.
Radiology residents tend to see their clinical performance and test performance improve as they get more experience interpreting studies. If residents are asked to do too much, however, their performance will suffer.
Three members of President Donald Trump’s private beach club, Mar-a-Lago, are running the show at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) despite not being government officials or veterans, according to a bombshell report by ProPublica.
Following a complaint about workplace conduct, Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been placed on administrative leave and barred from college property.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)’s Board of Directors has appointed Gary Luker, MD, as editor of Radiology: Imaging Cancer, its new online journal, according to an RSNA news release.
Gary D. Luker, MD, a professor of radiology, microbiology and biomedical engineering at Michigan Medicine, will be the first editor of Radiology: Imaging Cancer, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)’s forthcoming online journal about clinical and translational cancer imaging studies, the RSNA announced today.
Radiologist George Flinn, MD, lost the Republican primary in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District to incumbent David Kustoff.
Aug 03, 2018 | Leadership
Participation in contrast reaction management simulations can help radiology residents provide better patient care, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.
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Aug 01, 2018 | Leadership
Hologic announced this week that the company’s chief accounting officer, Karleen Oberton, has been promoted to chief financial officer (CFO). She replaces Bob McMahon, who is leaving Hologic to work as the CFO for Agilent.
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Jul 31, 2018 | Leadership
It’s natural to expect great things from an initiative attached to three corporate giants, but Jamie Dimon is calling for folks to temper their expectations for the initiative that includes his JPMorgan Chase, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Jeff Bezos’ Amazon. The trio’s goal is to improve healthcare for their 1.1 million employees, but details surrounding the project have been scant.
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Jul 30, 2018 | Leadership
Jeff Immelt, former CEO of General Electric, announced on LinkedIn that he will be advising Collective Health, a start-up that offers software-driven workforce health management systems. The move comes less than a year since he announced his retirement as president and director of GE’s board and less than six months after becoming chairman of Athenahealth.
Leadership, Health IT
Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica announced its acquisition of Quality Care Properties and its principal tenants, HCR ManorCare and Arden Courts. The $4.4 billion transaction was possible thanks to a joint venture with Welltower, an in vestment first focused on healthcare-related real estate.
Healthcare Economics & Policy, Leadership
Jul 30, 2018 | Leadership
This year, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) honored numerous technologists with awards for contributions to the fields of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
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