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A Look at Future Radiology Payment Models
The ACR’s Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute recently examined future healthcare payment models. CEO Richard Duszak explains.
Translational Research in Radiology
VIDEO: Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD, FSIIM, explains translational research and the challenges facing innovative radiology organizations.
Better Radiologist Communication Eases Patient Anxiety
Radiologists who communicate well with patients before and after breast biopsies can help lower patient anxiety levels.
HIEs Don't Reduce Direct Healthcare Costs
Sharing data across health information exchanges does not result in significant cost savings despite some reductions in test ordering.
PET May Indicate Which Patients Benefit from Antidepressants
PET images may help determine which patients with major depression will respond best to medication or to cognitive behavior therapy.
PET/MRI: Implementing, Reading, and Billing New Technology
The promise of PET/MRI is clear, but challenges remain when it comes to implementing, reading and billing the new technology. This is the second in a two-part series.
Image IQ: 16-year-old Southeast Asian Immigrant Has Seizure
A 16-year-old male immigrant from Southeast Asia was brought to the emergency department by EMS after witnessed having a seizure.Click each image to the right to enlarge and view.Image 1: CT without contrast
Hypometabolism in Healthy Brains May Indicate Pre-Alzheimer’s
PET finds hypometabolism in healthy brains that may indicate pre-Alzheimer’s disease.
PET Shows Nicotine in Smokers’ Brains Despite Vaccine
PET imaging aids researchers in search for anti-nicotine vaccine, but shows there is still a lot of work to do.
CMS to Cover Three Oncology FDG-PET Scans
CMS has agreed to cover three oncology FDG-PET scans, a revision from the proposed single-scan coverage, and one PET advocates lauded.