In the medical sector, the personal touch is extremely important, and that isn’t any less true in the specific field of radiology. The medical field by its very nature is extremely personal and anyone who becomes a member of any aspect of the field should keep this in mind.
Let’s take a look at some key insights from medical professionals about the perception of radiology among patients, ways the profession can be improved, the kinds of standards we should hold ourselves to, and how Specialty Teleradiology strives to help medical facilities and patients alike.
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As technology has advanced, the role teleradiology has played in the healthcare field has continued to increase. It wasn’t that long ago that technology was limited to the point where radiologists needed to be on a facility’s staff or nearby to facilitate readings, but with the advent of teleradiology, smaller hospitals and private practices now have more possibilities available to them.
As your facility considers your options for radiology partners, we think it’s of paramount importance to reflect on the benefits you can gain by choosing teleradiology for your private practice.
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We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Shella Farooki, who is a MSK fellowship-trained radiologist, and Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, who is a neuroradiologist and the county coroner for Hamilton County in Cincinnati, OH.
Keep reading to learn more about them and their views on the radiology industry.
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About Anthem Insurance’s Policy Change
Anthem insurance recently informed its members that they will no longer be covered for outpatient MRI and CT scans at hospitals. Instead, they will now be encouraged to opt for the less costly solution – free-standing imaging centers.
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A number of studies, articles and surveys have been published in recent years addressing the lack of females within the radiology industry. Even though women today make up 46% of the medical industry, only 27% are pursuing careers in radiology. These low numbers are nothing new – as a matter of fact, the numbers have remained stagnant over the last decade.
As expected, these statistics are driving medical professionals to scratch their heads and wonder: why is there such a gender disparity in the field?
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