Leadership

As burnout continues to be a problem in radiology, what can be done to prevent it from getting even worse? According to a new commentary published in Academic Radiology, it’s time for the specialty to approach this issue from a new, more positive point of view.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering labeling fentanyl—a popular painkiller and powerful opioid—as a weapon of mass destruction (WMD), according to an internal memo obtained by military news outlet Task & Purpose.

Radiologist Debra S. Dyer, MD, has joined the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, a new patient advocacy group, as a member of its Scientific Leadership Board.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency April 9 following a measles outbreak within the city, requiring individuals in affected zip codes to get vaccinated or face a $1,000 fine.

Healthcare workers suffer assaultive injuries on the job at a rate equal to workers in all other industries combined. Hospital patients are the most common assailants, while family members are the runners-up.

Microaggressions have no place in radiology, according to a new commentary published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Three out of four imaging leaders in the UK don’t think the National Health Service employs enough radiologists for them to provide “safe and effective patient care,” according to a new report from The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).

In a series of late-night tweets published April 1, President Trump suggested Republicans’ proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act will be put to a vote after the 2020 election, edging healthcare out of the spotlight just a week after his administration backed a federal judge’s ruling to invalidate the whole law.

CMS has launched an AI challenge that’s incentivizing innovators to develop solutions for a range of administrative challenges, like predicting unplanned hospital admissions and adverse events, the agency announced March 27.

Laura Findeiss, MD, was named the new president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) at the SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas.

People often think of radiologists spending all day in their reading rooms, keeping to themselves as they interpret studies, but the specialty has worked hard in recent years to shatter that reputation.

After a 15-year stint as the CEO of nonprofit health system Ascension, Anthony R. Tersigni, EdD, announced he’s stepping down from his role at the end of 2019.