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Payment is shifting to focus on quality; how do we measure the value of a radiologist?
Radiologists Need Financial Mentors
Mentors need to step in for what medical school doesn’t teach radiologists, like preparing for retirement.
Priceless? Worthless? Or Clueless?
In radiology, being clueless, like being ignorant, can be bliss.
Radiology Claim Denied, But Why?
Missing reimbursements for that CT or chest X-ray? Find out why.
Reading, Writing, Arithmetic…and Radiology
One can only hope that a grade school education is required to order an imaging study.
The Radiologist's Value: Measuring the Immeasurable?
The shift from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements leaves many radiologists questioning, how will their value be measured?
10 Questions with Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR
For this 10 Questions series, we spoke with Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR about her job and the future of radiology.
ACR: Imaging Not Usually Needed for Uncomplicated Headache
Uncomplicated headache without red flags does not usually require imaging for diagnosis.
Why Radiology Operations are Consolidating
VIDEO: What’s behind the imaging operations mergers and acquisitions? Brian Baker discusses the why and what to do about medical imaging consolidation.
Key Behaviors of Patient-facing Employees
VIDEO: Radiology facilities are increasing their focus on patient satisfaction. Consultant Jamie Verkamp discusses qualities of patient-facing employees.
ACR President Blumberg on Reimbursement Cuts, Industry Goals
VIDEO: ACR president Albert Blumberg, MD, discusses CMS’s reimbursement cuts and the shared challenges of radiologists and radiation oncologists.
Implementing a Radiology Department Blog
VIDEO: Cincinnati Children’s is creating a department-specific blog to connect with and educate patients. Matt Hawkins, MD, discusses the blog’s prep and planning.
What It Takes To Be an Imaging Center of Excellence
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.
Podcast: Learning Radiology Management Skills
Lisa Lowe, MD, an Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management grad, discusses the training radiology leaders need in today’s health care environment.
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.
Podcast: Tackling Medical Necessity
Stacie Buck, of RadRx, details the issues around medical necessity and gives guidance for developing a process for reducing denials.
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