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Health Services Research & Policy ■ Clinical Practice Management ■ Training & Education ■ Leadership
Health Services Research & Policy
■ Clinical Practice Management
■ Training & Education ■ Leadership

Your Relative’s Value Unit

Existing metrics don't measure what people value in the patient experience

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Creativity: The Radiologist as Author

The only thing that separates a story from paper or computer screen is one's right or left hand.

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Diagnosis: Interpretus Interruptus

Workflow disruptors can result in...Wait I gotta take this call...Uh, what was I just saying?

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Chargemasters and Markup Madness

Confusing secrecy in list prices and markups typify hospital charges.

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How Do You Measure a Year?

The JACR blog celebrates its first anniversary and looks forward to growth in its second year.

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Do Healthcare Outcomes Matter to Patient Satisfaction?

Assessing the influence of healthcare outcomes as compared to provider "patient friendliness" is difficult.

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Another Set of Eyes?

The incidental findings debate expands to radiation-treatment-planning studies.

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A Devilish Dilemma: Carrots or Sticks?

If your leadership decision has unintended negative consequences, how do you right the ship?

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’Roid (Not Quite) Rage: The Controversy Surrounding Pre-Medication for Contrast Reactions

Skepticism about the appropriateness of steroid premedication to prevent severe contrast reactions

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To Screen or Not to Screen, That Is the Question

Join a conversation about why screening of asymptomatic patients for cancer remains contentious.

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Sidd Finch and the Hillman Fellowship

An experience that exceeds expectations is one worth applying for.

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Finding Support for Patients in Unexpected Places

The JACR shows leadership in patient-centered care by including patient advocates in its hackathon and on its Editorial Board.

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Recognize the Champions Among Us

Nominate a colleague who leads the way to appropriate care every day.

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So, You’re Shiny New Junior Faculty: Now What?

Transitioning from radiology trainee to newly-minted faculty member

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Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening

Hidden challenges can block patients' access to life-saving screening. How can physicians support their patients in making informed decisions about their care?

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MIPS Readiness: Radiology Leadership Tweet Chat

How are you preparing your team for the upcoming changes to radiology reimbursement?

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CT Radiation: How Low Should You Go?

What is the right amount of ionizing radiation needed to create diagnostic-quality medical images? 

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The Intern Year Before Radiology Residency: Valuable or Useless?

Academic radiology programs are discussing new (and possibly improved) ways for radiologists-to-be to gain clinical experience during their training years.

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Guest — Brian Donnelly, MD FACR
I recently retired after a 40 year career as a diagnostic radiologist in a busy hospital practice. I did a year of internal medici... Read More
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Glass Ceilings: Anyone Have a Sledgehammer Handy?

​Crack! That's the sound of progress. How many cracks will it take before the glass ceiling shatters?

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A Doctor’s Dilemma: Treating Family Members as Patients

Should we treat patients like our family — or treat our family like patients?

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Can no longer read a family member films and bill for it New rule
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Thank you "msgelette@comcast.net" for reading JACR blog and for commenting on this post. JACR blog readers would greatly appreciat... Read More
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