Faculty Highlights

UVA’s Dr. Arun Krishnaraj Helps to Develop RadInfo 4 Kids

UVA's Arun Krishnaraj, MD, MPH serves as a chair on the RSNA-ACR Public Information Website Committee for RadiologyInfo.org, a comprehensive patient resource for radiology. After recognizing a lack of radiology information geared toward children, this committee worked to develop RadInfo 4 Kids, a section of the website where kids explain radiology exams to other kids. It was developed with the hope to reduce anxiety about radiology exams in both children and their parents by providing them with stories told by children who have already experienced the exams themselves. Dr. Krishnaraj notes the … [Read more...]

UVA’s Dr. Angle Voted First Place in Radiology for OurHealth Magazine’s 2018 Bedside Manner Awards

UVA Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Fritz Angle, was voted first place in OurHealth Magazine's 2018 Bedside Manner Awards. The polls were open online to the public in March 2018 to vote for their favorite medical providers who exhibit professionalism and compassion in the way they communicate with their patients. Dr. Angle says, "Patience is the key to a successful visit: the most useful information is often revealed when you least expect it." To see the full list of winners in 67 specialties across Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley, click HERE. … [Read more...]

Dr. Cree Gaskin, Vice Chair of Informatics, Highlighted in Healthcare IT News for Interactive Multimedia Reporting

Healthcare IT News recently highlighted UVA's Dr. Cree Gaskin for his work in implementing interactive multimedia reports for radiology. The University of Virginia has been making great strides in enhancing communication between radiologists through the use of enriched and interactive reports. Dr. Gaskin is quoted saying “Advanced reports support the use of rich content, like styled text, images, tables, graphs and hyperlinks, to improve communication around medical imaging findings. These enhancements can add speed and clarity to report and image review.” Dr. Gaskin will be giving a lecture … [Read more...]