july/august 2013 • Volume 35: 4
Trends in Healthcare and
the Changing Role of Radiology
By Rob Reilly
Change is sweeping the healthcare industry and the consensus of one group of radiology
leaders is that they must not watch passively. Members of AHRA discussed this and several
important topics during the inaugural AHRA-GE Healthcare Annual Summit.
Roundtable: Charting the Way Forward
Radiology leaders met at the inaugural AHRA-GE Healthcare Annual Summit to discuss
challenges facing the profession and opportunities to drive success in a fast changing care
environment. The moderated roundtable discussion is transcribed here.
Online Documentation of Equipment
Maintenance and Performance
By George David, MS
The Georgia Regents Medical Center Department of Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and
Interventional Radiology developed a comprehensive database encompassing both maintenance and monitoring activities associated with imaging equipment.
Increasing Mobile Radiography Productivity
By Edward Wong, FHKCRRT, Ngan Tsz Lung, MSc, Kris Ng, MSc, and
Patrick Jeor, MSc
Mobile radiography using CR cassettes is a common equipment combination with a workflow bottleneck limited by location of CR readers. Advent of direct digital radiography
mobile x-ray machines removes this limitation.
52 Instructions for Authors
53 Index to Advertisers
54 The Marketplace