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Making Dollars and Sense of Radiology's Value

Payment is shifting to focus on quality; how do we measure the value of a radiologist?

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The shift from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements leaves many radiologists questioning, how will their value be measured?

For this 10 Questions series, we spoke with Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR about her job and the future of radiology.

A drop in the number of CT scans performed on inpatients and reduction of radiation doses lowered the estimated rate of induced cancers.

Study identifies lowest possible radiation dose that still allows for detection of pleural effusions, thickening and calcification.

For the most part, women who undergo image-guided core-needle breast biopsies experience minimal pain.

Uncomplicated headache without red flags does not usually require imaging for diagnosis.

Study shows patients are positioned too low, negatively impacting radiation dose and image noise in chest CT.

Case Studies

Case History: 29-year-old female, five days postpartum, presented with painful swelling and palpable lump.

Case History: 45-year-old female with vague pain in the abdomen.

Chronic kidney disease is common in patients with diabetes and can complicate treatment, but several agents may help. Here the focus is on incretin therapies.

From Physicians Practice

RemitDATA's vice president of product management, Aaron Hood, explores the most common unexpected denials at practices nationwide, with a focus on radiology.

Here are some easy ways to improve productivity and empower your staff members.

Many medical practices today are sick; it's time to quit avoiding the symptoms and look for the cure.

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