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Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
LDCT for Lung Cancer Screening: The Effect of False-Positives
Patients who underwent low-dose CT for lung cancer screening and received false-positives benefited from counseling.
Image IQ: 35-year-old Female with Headaches
35- year-old female with prior history of breast carcinoma presented with frontal headaches.
Radiology Utilization in Emergency Departments Declines
Use of imaging studies in emergency departments rose significantly from 1993 to 2007, but then declined from 2007 to 2012.
Australian GPs Ordering More Imaging Tests Than Ever Before
General practitioners in Australia are increasingly ordering imaging tests, with an increase of 45 percent over the past decade.
Imaging Utilization Trends and Reimbursement
As growth of imaging utilization slows, radiologists worry about the effect on reimbursement.
Why Your Technology Needs to be Compliant With New CT Dose Standards
If radiology groups aren’t using compliant CT scanners, they can expect to pay up.
Boston Marathon Bombing ED Imaging Brings Improvement
Analysis of imaging performed immediately following the Boston Marathon bombings allowed researchers to improve the emergency response system.
Podcast: A Conversation about Lowering Radiation Dose
Diagnostic Imaging spoke with Dr. Johnsey Leef III, a radiologist with Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV, about how the industry is responding to the call for lower dose imaging and what his department is doing to address the issue.
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