Careers in Healthcare - Medical Imaging/Radiology
Medical Imaging/Radiology is a cutting edge field of medicine that uses medical imaging techniques and lab provided information to assess patient conditions and administer treatment. A career in radiologic technology can lead in many directions. Radiologic technologists are needed in every health care setting. You could work in a large hospital, a suburban outpatient clinic or a rural physician's office. You could specialize in dozens of clinical areas ranging from prenatal care to orthopedics. You could manage an entire radiology department, including its budget and personnel. You could teach, inspiring new generations of radiologic technologists, or you could perform research that leads to breakthroughs in diagnostic imaging or radiation therapy. The boundaries of your career in radiologic technology are determined only by your own abilities and interests.
Technicians from the Cleveland Clinic provide an overview of medical imaging, discuss education and training requirements that one should pursue in order to be certified in the imaging field.
Mark A. Moore, R.T. (R) Education Coordinator, The Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Melinda Bolger, R.T. Cleveland Clinic (Medina Hospital)