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Labor bureau predicts end of chronic tech shortage

April 1, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. Labor bureau predicts end of chronic tech shortage NEWSCLIPS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Workforce projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest the supply of imaging and radiation oncology technologists may exceed demand by 2016, according to a study by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. The study suggests that if BLS forecasts are accurate, the industry could be producing almost double the number of radiation therapists, and almost triple the number of nuclear medicine technologists, than will be necessary in the next decade. Information for the 2007 ASRT Enrollment Snapshot, published in December 2007, was obtained from program directors at almost two-thirds of educational programs recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

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