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The Radiologist Shortage is Here

Ben White

It should go without saying, but I’ll say it anyway: these are my opinions, formed from the combination of my biases, my experience as a radiologist since beginning residency 10 years ago, and my many conversations with radiologists across the country. Nationwide, the supply of radiologists is basically flat. Six weeks?!

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Practice consolidation may benefit radiologists

AuntMinnie

Radiologist consolidation into larger and/or multispecialty practices may foster subspecialization and improve negotiation power, according to a study published June 5 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. radiologists and their affiliated practices. radiologists and their affiliated practices. Radiology-only practices -31.8%

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Consolidation Patterns of Practices with Radiologists through 2023

Imaging Technology

Neiman Health Policy Institute study found that from 2014 to 2023 the number of medical practices with affiliated radiologists decreased 14.7% (from 5,059 to 4,313) even though the number of radiologists increased 17.3% (from 30,723 to 36,024). As such, the average number of radiologists per practice increased from 9.7

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Radiologist consultation improves patients' LCS attitudes

AuntMinnie

Consulting with a radiologist boosts patients' attitudes towards lung cancer screening (LCS) and their interest in quitting smoking, researchers have reported. The intervention consisted of a five- to 10-minute consultation with a radiologist who offered a preliminary interpretation of LDCT findings as well as smoking cessation counseling.

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Strategic Radiology Builds Presence in Washington State with Northwest Radiologists

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Mon, 06/17/2024 - 20:52 June 17, 2024 — Strategic Radiology welcomed Northwest Radiologists, Inc , a 20-radiologist practice based in Bellingham, WA, and the second Evergreen State radiology group to join the national coalition of independent, private radiology practices since 2023. “We and in Ketchikan, Alaska.

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ChatGPT-4 matches radiologists in flagging errors on reports

AuntMinnie

ChatGPT-4 matched radiologists when tasked with detecting errors in imaging reports, with the study suggesting the technology may be useful for improving reporting accuracy, according to a study published April 16 in Radiology. ChatGPT-4 matched radiologists in detecting errors in radiology reports.

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Artificial intelligence unpredictably impacts radiologist performance

Health IT Analytics

AI improves performance for some radiologists, but not others, raising questions about a one-size-fits-all integration approach for the tools in healthcare.