Pressures on radiology increase litigation risks
October 15, 2018 -- Unprecedented pressures and the constant struggle to tackle the seemingly endless reporting backlog are contributing to a sustained rise in the number of litigation claims involving radiology, but the number of legal cases remains small, a U.K. study has found.  Discuss
Rigorous training improves outcome in sonographer-led unit
October 4, 2018 -- The introduction of a brief ergonomic training session is enabling sonographers to reduce their grip force on the ultrasound transducer, leading to fewer work-related musculoskeletal injuries, according to a study conducted at a top London facility.  Discuss
Scottish radiologist staffing crisis flares up again
September 28, 2018 -- The radiologist staffing crisis in the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland flared up again this week, with several physicians saying the staffing problems are part of a "bullying culture" within the NHS Highland system.  Discuss
Does radiology have a bullying problem?
September 12, 2018 -- LIVERPOOL - Bullying and harassment are serious endemic problems in some radiology departments, and urgent action is required to promote teamwork and ensure patient care does not suffer, delegates were told on 11 September at the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists annual congress.  Discuss
Physician burnout puts patients at risk
September 6, 2018 -- Physician burnout not only affects physicians but also may put patients at risk, according to a meta-analysis published online on September 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine. U.K. researchers found that patients treated by exhausted physicians were twice as likely to experience safety incidents.  Discuss