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Medical device manufacturers have clearly stated their opposition to the new sales tax. But practicing radiologists should also be concerned.
8 Ways to Boost Radiology Practice Efficiency in 2014
Do you resolve to make your radiology practice more efficient in 2014? We talked to the experts to bring you eight ways to boost efficiency – without breaking the bank.
Social Media Matters for Radiologists
CHICAGO — Radiology practices should establish a presence on sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Here’s why.
Rolling the Healthcare Dice
The powers that be often already know the ticking time bombs around us, but have decided they'd rather gamble and clean up the mess later.
How to Ensure Safety at Work
CHICAGO — Keeping your patients, colleagues, and yourself safe in the radiology workplace means taking steps to improve communication, avoid injury, and manage potential risks.
Deconstructing the Root Cause Analysis in Radiology
CHICAGO — A root cause analysis can help prevent future mistakes, and isn’t just a way to place blame on clinicians. Here’s what radiologists need to know.
How to Talk With a Patient after a Medical Error
CHICAGO — Radiologists should be sincere and authentic in delivering news of mistake to patients and families. Here’s what to consider after a medical error.
Improve Radiologist Efficiency with Better Lighting
CHICAGO — Making low-cost changes in lighting and adding a sound-masking system can improve radiologists’ performance and health.
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.