Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
Payment is shifting to focus on quality; how do we measure the value of a radiologist?
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.
VIDEO: Merging health records and PACS can improve radiologists’ workflow. Cree M. Gaskin, MD, discusses the benefits and challenges of a new system.
VIDEO: Residents must understand it is radiologists’ responsibility to ensure the right tests are being performed at the right time. It’s a culture shift they should embrace, said Vijay Rao, MD.
VIDEO - Consultant Jef Williams details the four areas driving change in healthcare for radiologists.
VIDEO: What’s behind the imaging operations mergers and acquisitions? Brian Baker discusses the why and what to do about medical imaging consolidation.
Hackensack University Medical Center has earned ACR’s distinction as one of the first two Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence. Here’s how they did it.
Stacy Johnson, of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, discusses the use of technology to meet California’s dose reporting requirement and the law’s impact.
Lisa Lowe, MD, an Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management grad, discusses the training radiology leaders need in today’s health care environment.
James Rawson, MD, discusses health care reform, appropriate imaging utilization, changes in practice structure, and the upcoming presidential election.
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.