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

Radiologist David Gruen, MD, discusses some of the overarching themes from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's annual meeting.

End-users of various radiology IT systems offer their assessment of the software in the annual KLAS Research 2023 Best in KLAS report.

Covid Vaccine

Advocates urge health officials to include front-line imaging workers in plans for first COVID-19 vaccines

“Americans count on our country’s healthcare personnel to care for them, now healthcare personnel look to you to help protect them from COVID-19,” top imaging groups argued recently.

December 9, 2020

Top imaging groups warn delayed screenings could cause ‘second healthcare crisis’

The ACR—along with seven other radiology organizations—said thousands could die due to delayed diagnoses caused by the pandemic and urged governors to take action.

July 22, 2020

ASRT’s largest-ever grant awarded for new heart imaging research

The $25,000 award will help test if sonography can rival calcium CT scoring for evaluating calcific plaque in the abdominal aorta.

February 3, 2020
As artificial intelligence (AI) adoption expands in radiology, there is growing concern that AI algorithms needs to undergo quality assurance (QA) reviews. How to validate radiology AI? How can you validate medical imaging AI?

Radiology technologists ‘poised’ to embrace, supervise upcoming AI era

That's according to a recent white paper published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

January 20, 2020

Radiographer staffing vacancies increased across most specialties, ASRT survey finds

The number of vacant radiographer positions that are actively being recruited has risen, with many disciplines reaching their highest marks in more than a decade, according to new research from ASRT.

October 21, 2019

ASRT comments on imaging licensure bill in Pennsylvania

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) released a statement Sep. 12, announcing their support of a new bill that would create regulations and licensure for medical imaging and radiation professionals.

September 16, 2019

Radiologic technologists’ salaries are rising

The average salary of a radiologic technologist jumped by 5.3% over the past three years, according to figures released by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

July 11, 2019
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