American Society Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists is a professional membership association for medical imaging technologists, radiation therapists and radiologic science students. The professional association concentrates in medical imaging and radiation therapy with education, advocacy, research and innovation.

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Radiologists need better access to patient data stored in the electronic medical record, imaging IT expert Rik Primo explains. 

Imaging IT expert Rik Primo discusses emerging issues he saw at RSNA and HIMSS.

Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.


ASRT student enrollment survey reveals decreases across radiography, impact of COVID on programs

Only 49% of programs surveyed said their students' clinical sites are allowing them to complete procedures due to the pandemic.

January 14, 2022
How radiology should prepare for AUC clinical decision support reporting requirements. CMS to require AUC CDS January 1, 2023.

ASRT announces changes to its continuing education delivery offerings

The move toward digital more closely aligns with the evolution of information-sharing, CEO and Executive Director of the organization Sal Martino said recently.

October 28, 2021

ASRT names governance chief; GE Healthcare hires new CEO and more radiology executive news

Plus, AI specialist TeraRecon welcomes its new president and a renowned musculoskeletal radiologist passes.

July 1, 2021

How to discuss routine X-ray shielding with patients: 2 views

A pair of Houston-based imaging providers shared their experience and best practices for managing one of the field's most controversial questions in JACR.

June 3, 2021
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Former rad named Philips exec; SIR selects new president, and more radiology leadership news

Also, ACR lung expert hired as chief of thoracic surgery and ASRT fills out its board of directors.

March 24, 2021
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Imaging advocates support new $25B congressional bill to help prop-up scientific research

SNMMI, MITA, and others said they are "deeply concerned" about the pandemic's disruption to federal research efforts.

March 24, 2021
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Large shift back toward in-person clinical education a good sign for radiology’s post-pandemic future

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists found that fewer radiography and nuclear medicine educational programs have eliminated clinical rotation schedules compared to last April.

January 25, 2021
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Top radiology groups endorse new national recommendations against routine shielding during x-ray exams

The ACR and ASRT, among others, came out in support of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement's new guidance, issued recently.

January 13, 2021
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