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Medical device manufacturers have clearly stated their opposition to the new sales tax. But practicing radiologists should also be concerned.
Americans Agree Radiology Scans Are Essential for Diagnosis
Most Americans say they would undergo radiologic imaging — and pay more — to receive a diagnosis, even if no cure or treatment was available.
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.
A Teleradiologist's Take on the New ACR Guidelines
Prepared to scoff, a skeptical teleradiologist takes a closer look at the ACR's recent guidelines for teleradiology.
GAO to CMS: Establish Imaging Accreditation Standards
CMS should establish minimum standards and oversight for accreditation of advanced diagnostic imaging services, a recommendation hailed by industry groups.
Is Radiology an Ancillary Service?
Radiology may be seen as an ancillary service, but the radiologist’s role in image interpretation should be more valued to avoid commoditization.
Imaging Costs Lower in Private Radiology Practices
Diagnostic radiology exams are less expensive when performed by radiologists in private offices. Study author David Levin, MD, explains the cost differences among locations.
Women in Radiology: Advancing Your Career
VIDEO: Julia Fielding, MD, of the ACR Commission for Women, discusses how women can build relationships and advance their careers.
Advice for Young Radiologists: How to Recruit a Mentor
ARRS President Norman Beauchamp, MD, offers his advice for young radiologists, detailing how to best recruit a mentor and add value to your practice.
How Radiologists Can Find Balance and Avoid Burnout
VIDEO: Peter Moskowitz, MD, of the Center for Professional and Personal Renewal, offers radiologists suggestions for finding balance and avoiding burnout.
Cost Awareness Doesn’t Curb Image Exam Ordering
VIDEO: Ordering habits for imaging exams don’t change when cost is displayed. Daniel Brotman, MD, discusses why imaging seems to be a “different animal.”
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.
Podcast: Business Intelligence Tools in Radiology
Paul Chang, MD, explains how radiologists are using data analytics and business intelligence to improve efficiency and demonstrate their value in health care.