ED imaging demand skyrocketed in 2021, and many radiology providers are struggling to keep up. What's next for the specialty?
Originally published by Michael Walter on Radiology Business
The United States has faced a growing shortage of physicians for some time. This long-term trend—coupled with the pandemic and increased imaging demand throughout 2021—have led to a highly competitive radiologist employment market at a time when practices find themselves short-staffed, overworked, and in need of relief.
The growing imbalance between radiologist supply and imaging demand has affected radiology providers of all types. To learn more about the ongoing situation, Radiology Business sat down with two executives from Virtual Radiologic (vRad) for their unique national perspective of serving over 2,100 facilities and radiology groups across the U.S.