september/october 2011 • Volume 33: 5
Revisit, Revamp, and Revitalize
Your Business Plan: Part 4
By David Waldron
In this final article of the series, management development programs are addressed.
A successful management team should be comfortable in a coaching, delegating, and
consensus style that encourages staff to grow, yet with the strength for clear and decisive
leadership when required.
Magnetic Fields of Green
By Scott Branton, AIA, NCARB and
Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP, CEM
By incorporating even the basic elements of a more environmentally friendly, “green”
construction and design in an MRI setting can create a safer, more pleasant space for the
patients and staff, better images, and operational cost savings.
Photo courtesy of RAD-Planning.
Improving Satisfaction and Performance
through Faster Turnaround Times
By Lisa Kelley, RT(R)(CT)
In order to increase satisfaction and improve department performance, Florida Hospital
Memorial Medical Center focused on decreasing report turnaround time with a goal of
two hours from completion of the examination by the technologist to a final signed report
by the radiologist.
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Advanced Computed Tomography Technology
and Patient Dose: A Literature Review
By Thomas M. Bailey, RT(R)(CT), CRA and
Beth L. Vealé, PhD, RT(R)(QM)
An examination of the relationship between the advancement of technology in C T equipment
and increasing patient dose are explored. Discussion includes CT scan protocols, demands
of physicians, equipment capabilities, and possible solutions to address the problem.