NEW

MITA Calls for Strengthened Enforcement of Medical Device Remanufacturing

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has written a letter that calls for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) to strengthen its guidance on medical device remanufacturing and urged the agency to take the necessary steps to properly enforce the...

Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

GE Healthcare Introduces New CT System

GE Healthcare has unveiled Revolution Ascend[i] with Effortless Workflow, offering clinicians a collection of artificial intelligence technologies that automate and simplify time-consuming tasks to increase operational efficiency and free up time for clinicians to...

United Imaging uCT ATLAS Earns FDA Clearance

United Imaging has announced FDA clearance for the uCT ATLAS, the latest in the company’s computed tomography (CT) portfolio of scanners and the 25th FDA clearance for the company overall.

Rad Idea: Strategic Calendar Blocks

By Brenda DeBastiani

Being a busy leader sometimes makes it very difficult to “stay on top of everything” and keep a good work-life balance. Conflicting priorities, emails and meetings are my biggest challenges to control.

Placing blocks on my calendar to complete required tasks helps me better manage my time.

I have 30 minutes blocked daily to make rounds with my team and 30 minutes blocked daily to complete charge audits. I have 8 hours blocked on the first Monday of every month to complete regulatory mandated audits (critical result TAT, etc.), and various other blocks as needed. Yes, there are sometimes projects or unplanned situations that require me to work 12-hour days or work 60-hour weeks, but that is now the anomaly, thanks to me using my calendar strategically.

Brenda DeBastiani, MBA, CRA, FAHRA, RT(R), is Director of Imaging at Mon Health Medical Center.

Share your RAD IDEA via an email to editor@mdpublishing.com.

Previous

Next

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *