Imaging clinicians want a bigger role in health care, one that allows them a say in patient management. Ideally it would be a role that goes from diagnosis to clinical procedure and continues through follow-up care.
The documentation of the work done on all imaging equipment is required by licensing bodies.
The truth of the modern world of medical imaging is: If you did not document it, it did not happen!
The world of medical imaging is a very unique place to find yourself. It is a small community compared to other job fields.
With the drop of the New Year’s ball – it’s the end of the road for both analog radiographic film based imaging and computed radiography (CR) systems which are memorialized in the U.S. Government’s 21st Century Cures Act and its rolling into the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016” which was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.
You will often hear a salesman talk about partnerships with the hospital or imaging center. They are all smiles and desire nothing more than to be your best friend. However, if you take the time and look at what they are selling, it is a diode agreement.