Radiologists’ selective prioritization of easier cases in worklists negatively impacts patient care, exacerbating issues rooted in staffing shortages and undue stress. Implementing fairer policies, leveraging new technologies, and optimizing worklist design can counter this trend, ultimately enhancing patient care.
Category: Staffing Issue
Waukesha, Wis.-based GE Healthcare announces the introduction of AMX Navigate, a portable, digital x-ray system designed with a power-assisted Free Motion telescoping column that aims to reduce lift force by up to 70% decrease technologist injury.Read More
Malvern, Pa.-based Siemens Healthineers announces that it now offers customers WeScan, a service that helps healthcare providers to perform MRI examinations if they lack qualified radiology staff.Read More
A push for vaccination mandates for healthcare workers could affect those in the medical imaging field who work in healthcare facilities.Read More
The integrated platform adds openDoctor’s real-time patient self-scheduling capabilities to Philips’ Patient Management Solution.Read More
The continuing onslaught of COVID-19 is pushing healthcare organizations to their limits and workers beyond physical exhaustion, inflicting emotional damage on those who care for patients. To combat this, The Joint Commission has issued a special Sentinel Event Alert.Read More