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The Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging Utilization Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and could change how diagnostic imaging services are used.
The Independent Physician’s Dystopian Future
The near future for physicians: Dying mom and pop store owners in a big-box health plan, hospital system world trading lab coats for a branded apron.
Malpractice Risks to Consider as More Practices Utilize Advanced Practitioners
As use of care teams increases, physicians need to ensure their malpractice policies fully protect them.
Health Insurance Fine Print Shifts Burdens to Physicians
Payers can no longer exclude patients due to pre-existing conditions, so they are resorting to other tactics.
Designing a Specialty-care Concierge Program
Concierge can work for some specialties. But many parts must fit together to find success.
Physicians Can Remain Independent in the Face of Healthcare Reform
Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Problems with Medicine by Mandate
With the passage of health reform most physicians knew big changes were coming. But little did they realize that they would have more duties and responsibilities.
New Physician Assistant Definition Reflects Evolving Profession
The scope of practice of new PA graduates today is quite different than it was decades ago.
The Four Forces Driving Healthcare Change
VIDEO - Consultant Jef Williams details the four areas driving change in healthcare for radiologists.
How the Affordable Care Act Affects Radiology
VIDEO: Cindy Moran, of the American College of Radiology, discusses how the health care reform law will affect radiologists and how to get involved.
Podcast: The Impact of Health Reform on Radiology
James Rawson, MD, discusses health care reform, appropriate imaging utilization, changes in practice structure, and the upcoming presidential election.