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Can You Change Who You Are?

By Brenda DeBastiani, CRA, FAHRA, BA, RT(R)

My daughter was recently telling me about a book that she is reading, Twenty-Two by Allison Trowbridge. The author encourages the reader to make a list of the qualities that he or she would like to see in a spouse, including specific details about their character, and then the reader should strive to become that person. My friend who was sitting there stated, “You can’t change who you are.” That response caused me to do a lot of thinking: can you change who you are? (Read more)

New 2017 AUA Guidelines on Prostate Cancer and MRI Use

By R. Daniel Cinotto MBA, CRA

In my article “MRI for Prostate Cancer Detection” in the May/June issue of Radiology Management, I presented my case for using this new technology for the detection of prostate cancer. As a follow up, on May 9, 2017, The American Urological Association (AUA), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) released their updated guidelines for clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa). (Read more)

Making RFPs Irrelevant

By Gail Schwartz

Let’s face it: whether you’re a radiology practice manager, an imaging department director, or a hospital executive, R, F, and P are unlikely to be your favorite letters.

When an institution issues an RFP, it’s usually a sign that things have gone awry with an existing relationship. Whether perceived or real, there may be the opinion that greater value—monetary or otherwise—is available from a new imaging services provider. After all, why else would a hospital team put themselves through such an arduous exercise? (Read more)

Ten #AHRA2017 Perks

Whether you’re an Annual Meeting veteran or this year will be your first, here are 10 things you might not know about AHRA 2017. (Read more)

AHRA’s Tour of Texas

AHRA’s Tour of Texas, a series of five local area meetings in cities across the state of Texas, took place from May 16-20. Joe Ortega, MBA, RT(R)(MR), who attended the Houston area meeting on May 20, said that “this meeting was a great way to network and meet new people, some with years of experience and some with a new set of eyes. ”(Read more)

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