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Commoditization Is Not Just Radiology's Problem

Commoditization threatens more than just radiology; health care, in general, is at risk, too.

Recent Content

Head CTs may not always be necessary for patients who present to the emergency department with complaints of dizziness or syncope.

Radiology continues to be threatened by commoditization, but it’s also a threat looming for health care as a whole.

Decreases in imaging growth and CT/MRI use in the ED can be achieved.

In the conventional radiology workflow, there is a lot of data that radiologists aren’t seeing.

Targeted biopsies using MRI and ultrasound detect more high-risk prostate cancer.

Case History: 22-year-old patient presented with complaint of swelling of elbow for six months following trauma.

The FDA has cleared Micro Dose by EOS imaging, a low dose option now available on EOS equipment.

Case Studies

Case History: 22-year-old patient presented with complaint of swelling of elbow for six months following trauma.

Case History: 10-year-old male child presents with six-month history of difficulty opening mouth.

Case History: 36-year-old Asian male presented with complaints of a first episode of generalized tonic-clonic convulsions

From Physicians Practice

The recent imposition of penalties by the DOJ in two instances should cause physicians to re-evaluate their policies and practices.

Defensive medicine makes it more likely that you will be sued. Defensible medicine? Now, that puts you on malpractice insurers’ "A" lists. Here's how.

Over the summer CMS added four new modifiers that will require a much greater degree of specification when coding surgical procedures.

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