Radiology is already suffering from rising burnout rates and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the problem. Imaging experts warned that swift action is needed before the situation becomes unsustainable. Physicians from four top institutions—Johns Hopkins, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, MBB Radiology/RadPartners and MD Anderson Cancer Center—made their plea on Tuesday, with a letter published in Clinical Imaging. Imaging providers have been feeling the heat, they argued, plagued by a perceived loss of autonomy, productivity monitoring, growing workloads, and work-life balance headaches. And the pandemic has thrown gasoline on it all.
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