What’s impacting your reading workflow?
The workforce crisis
With fewer staff and a falling number of radiologists, there’s more work to do for those who are trained to read mammograms. Even though they’re already stretched beyond capacity.
Fatigue and burnout
Higher workloads and tackling new ways of working has led to widespread fatigue, with 61% of US radiologists rating their anxiety levels at 7/10 or more.*
High image volumes
The volume of images needing to be read continues to increase because of the size of screening populations, efforts to clear backlogs – which have been exacerbated by Covid, and imaging modalities.
* Impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on healthcare workers: A nationwide survey of United States radiologists