Nikolaou urges development of 'welcoming culture' in radiology
July 26, 2021 -- Radiology must continue its efforts to develop and expand a "welcoming culture" that boosts loyalty and satisfaction among staff, according to Prof. Dr. Konstantin Nikolaou of the University Hospital Tübingen in Germany. Read More
It's official: Pandemic led to more stress and new work practices
July 19, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted anxiety and stress levels among radiographers and caused significant changes in working methods and workload, a U.K. study has found. Read More
Holloway: Cloud adoption can prove vital in combating cyberattacks
July 12, 2021 -- The consolidating effect within the process of cloud adoption will definitely help to reduce the risks posed by cyberattacks and minimize the criminals' devastating impact on healthcare services. That's the view of top industry expert Steve Holloway. Read More
Novel analysis helps lift the lid on gaslighting in radiology
April 27, 2021 -- Medical imaging departments are not immune to instances of abuse and bullying, and gaslighting -- or emotional manipulation of another person -- can be one of them, researchers have reported. They laid out a practical set of coping skills and mechanisms. Read More
Keep in mind chest imaging patterns to prepare for future crises
March 12, 2021 -- German researchers have warned that understanding chest imaging patterns prompted by the pandemic -- especially what time of day most exams are ordered -- would be useful for dealing with further waves of COVID-19. Read More
Imaging proves vital when assessing COVID-19 kidney complications
March 11, 2021 -- Imaging plays a central role in evaluating and tracking kidney complications due to COVID-19 -- and radiologists must not only understand what to look for but also make themselves readily available to their referring colleagues, Italian experts told ECR 2021 attendees. Read More
How to survive the night shift: Leading expert gives on-call tips
March 4, 2021 -- Overnight on-call shifts can cause extreme anxiety for radiologists, but there are ways to navigate them and improve the experience. Dr. Elizabeth Dick of Imperial College in London gave her top tips at a special trainees' session on 3 March at ECR 2021. Read More
Tribunal gives reprieve to radiologist after drinking session
January 4, 2021 -- Dr. Mathias Gruber, the German-trained radiologist who was dismissed after drinking the night before he reported for a shift at a U.K. hospital, will remain on the medical register following a five-day investigation, according to a report posted on 28 December by the Peterborough Telegraph newspaper. Read More
U.K. report puts focus on getting it right first time
November 12, 2020 -- A group of senior U.K. radiologists has unveiled a report called Getting It Right First Time. Among its recommendations are the creation of 18 imaging networks, dedicated facilities for interventional radiology day-case patients, national protocols for imaging common conditions, and real-time demand management tools for diagnostic and interventional workflows. Read More
UAE team spells out how to fill AI knowledge gap
November 11, 2020 -- The artificial intelligence (AI) knowledge gap can only be filled by more collaboration between educational institutes and professional bodies to develop structured training programs for radiologists and radiographers, according to researchers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read More