Radiology Career and Resource Center

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Radiologist Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2016 LocumTenens.com Radiologist Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com radiologist salary survey highlight annual average radiologist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

The LocumTenens.com radiologist salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2006 through our latest 2016 Radiologist Salary Survey.

Baking soda takes pain out of breast biopsies

Source: Radiology Business

With only five milliliters of sodium bicarbonate added to the local anesthetic, patients undergoing image-guided breast biopsies experience significantly reduced pain. The current anesthetic, lidocaine hydrochloride, inflicts pain because of its acidic pH levels. Sodium bicarbonate, at approximately $10 a dose, is being proven to be the most cost-effective way to keep patients happy, which in return improves future reimbursement.

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Quicker planning for radiation treatment

Source: MedCity News

A newer startup company, Quantitative Radiology Solutions, focuses on medical imaging and hopes to better patients’ overall experience with radiation treatment. Currently, the planning process for treatment can take up to two or more hours. QRS’ product recognizes, delineates and identifies anatomical objects and diseased tissue on MRI, CT and PET images in as little as 15 minutes. By reducing wasted time, physicians’ productivity levels are higher and patients’ outcomes are better.

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