Strategies for Radiology to Thrive in the Value Era
Radiology. 2018 Oct;289(1):3-7. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180190. Epub 2018 Sep 4.
Kruskal JB1, Larson DB1.
It is an exciting time to be a radiologist. Medical imaging technology continues to advance. Tools used to view images are nothing short of astonishing. Images and our interpretive expertise have become an indispensable part of the diagnostic process, enabling effective and timely clinical care. The job market is strong and salaries remain healthy. Our educational efforts continue to expand in breadth, depth, and degree of innovation, and our training programs are as competitive as ever. The advent of artificial intelligence holds promise to continue the positive effect of medical imaging and image interpretation on patients’ lives.