Medical Imaging Matters is a podcast series covering the latest industry trends and best practices that matter most to medical imaging leaders. Each episode, AHRA will host experts in the field, including AHRA members, to talk about the topics that are presenting challenges or opportunities and discuss the resources that may be available
Episode 11 – Addressing Radiology Staffing Challenges in a Post-COVID World; New Challenges Require Flexible Approaches
Episode 11, "Addressing Radiology Staffing Challenges in a Post-COVID World; New Challenges Require Flexible Approaches," by Christopher Tomlinson, Pallav Shah, and Josh Patrick. In this podcast we hear from a radiology department administrator and a radiologist about the variety of radiology staffing challenges affecting their institutions, how they are impacting their departments, and solutions they are implementing to address them. Most of these challenges are a result of the systemic shortage of radiologists and the changes that were accelerated by the pandemic.
Episode 10 – Theranostics: Responding to its Resurgence
Episode 10, "Theranostics: Responding to its Resurgence," by Lyle Wilson and Steve Sosnowski. Overall theranostic agents are rapidly changing nuclear medicine departments importance by forcing them to be more multidisciplined, working with other departments in the hospital (radiation oncology, interventional radiology, endocrinology, pharmacy, etc), and have the potential of dramatically increasing reimbursement. This has raised the profile of an imaging modality that has thought to have stagnated. However, it has also placed high demands on staff as the workflow for these treatments and imaging studies are very different, and can be demanding in terms of time and safety.
Episode 09 – Tips to be Resilient During Stressful Times
Episode 09, "Tips to be Resilient During Stressful Times," by Brenda DeBastiani, MBA, CRA, RT(R). What is resilience? Is it elasticity? Is it the ability to spring back into shape? Is it the ability to recover quickly from difficult times? Or, is resilience defined as toughness? During this podcast Brenda will answer these questions and more with 11 tips to be more resilient.
Episode 08 – The Many Faces of Quality: A Radiology Administrator’s Survival Guide
In Episode 08, “The Many Faces of Quality: A Radiology Administrator's Survival Guide,” quality in radiology means many things and impacts multiple stakeholders across the care continuum. From patient processing and resource staffing to image acquisition, report creation, critical findings notifications, and follow-up tracking, the quest for optimal quality requires diligence and attention to detail. This podcast delves into these topics with a lively conversation between two Nuance quality experts and product leaders, Jamin Wunderink and Gus Borrego. Collectively they have nearly 40 years of experience in outcomes improvement, technology innovation, and radiology service delivery.
Episode 07 – The Future of Radiology Workflows
In Episode 07, “The Future of Radiology Workflows,” Krishna Kumar, Business Marketing and Sales Leader of Precision Diagnosis for Philips Healthcare discusses the future of radiology workflows in health networks across America and the challenges that Radiology Administrators face on a daily basis. Learn how to be more productive with less resources, deal with increased competition, and address growing demand for Artificial Intelligence and how Philips works to partner with customers to address these same concerns.
Episode 06 – What is The New Normal?
Episode 06, is the 3rd and final segment of the series reports back on the current state of operations and new routines designed to protect patients and staff regarding COVID-19. Moderator Joanne Hoener, from Bayers portfolio team is joined by industry experts, Bill Algee, CRA, FAHRA, Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, IN, Amanda Garlock, CRA, Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA, and Brian Fox, CRA, from Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, TX as they candidly discuss emerging from the Coronavirus crisis and talk about lessons learned, best practices and next steps.