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Health Services Research & Policy ■ Clinical Practice Management ■ Training & Education ■ Leadership
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The Deadly Sins of Writing for Publication – Part III: The Sins of Verbosity and Poor Writing

As I detailed in part II of this series, authors used to publishing without putting in their best effort or bullying their way to publication over the advice of reviewers and editors can result in publications having lesser impact than they might have had with greater diligence. In this post, I address the sins of verbosity and poor writing. Both are endemic in writings by physicians.

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Hem, Haw, Sniff, Scurry: Moving Cheese, Managing Change

Radiology teams can look within for change leaders instead of hiring certificate-armed "expert" consultants.

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Game Theory

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine student lecture go down in a most delightful way.

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Recovery Expectations: How Did I Get It So Wrong?

Physician-patient discussions can be fraught with misunderstanding, even when using everyday language.

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The Deadly Sins of Writing for Publication – Part II: Two of My Favorite Sins – Sloth and Hubris

Would-be published authors take note: laziness and a lack of humility won't win you any points with peer reviewers and editors.

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Value Fatigue

Tired of hearing about value-based payments? Great! That's actually a sign of success.

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Wicked Smaht

The next revolution in radiology is not about a new imaging modality or machine learning, but about reducing reporting variation.

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The Deadly Sins of Writing for Publication – Part I: The Argument for Good Writing

Writing well is an important life skill for authors submitting their manuscripts to scholarly journals.

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Reframing the Issue

It's not that burnout occurs because radiologists can't handle stress; It's that dysfunctional workplaces are too stressful.

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Patient Engagement One Radiologist at a Time

Radiology practices that don't allow direct patient engagement with the radiologist may become marginalized.

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Physician, Google Thyself

Online ratings may become a quality metric impacting individual provider payments, so the time to get familiar with them is now.

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Machine Learning in Radiology: What Does the Future Hold?

Artificial intelligence looms large in radiology's future, but how it will be used remains unclear.

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Do Your Patients Understand Your Educational Materials?

Grade-level readability does not always equal easy-to-understand health information.

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R-SCAN: Successful Collaboration Made Easier

When it comes to teamwork between radiologists and clinicians to improve patient care, R-SCAN™ gives you the tools. All you need now is the team.

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Calling All “Social Media in Medicine” Papers!

Lend your voice to the JACR December 2017 special issue on social media in medicine.

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Concentration in Nuclear Medicine: A Great Choice for Fourth-Year Residents

Achieve dual board certification via nuclear subspecialty training within your diagnostic radiology residency.

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How Many Opportunities Did You Miss Today?

Skipped appointments should disappoint health care providers, but not for the reasons you think.

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Moving Toward Patient-Centered Care One Phrase at a Time

Judgmental-sounding phrases in the medical vernacular may be distressing to patients and should be changed.

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Sharing the (Podcast) Love

Who do you know who might enjoy the Radiology Firing Line this month?

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When Incidental Findings Cause an Incident

Not reporting harmless incidental findings can decrease anxiety and reduce downstream testing, but it's not without worry or risk.

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