Author | Thomas W. Greeson


Radiology doesn’t escape far reach of healthcare reform legislation

April 07, 2010

Healthcare reform legislation signed into law last month by President Obama promises to bring sweeping changes to the healthcare system, potentially including the practice of radiology.

Teleradiology opens some doors, closes others

September 22, 2005

Advances in electronic image transmission have the potential to change the face of radiology. Using technology supported by PACS and radiology information systems, interpreting radiologists can provide timely services to multiple facilities while practicing "virtually" from almost any location. This capability has allowed entry of international teleradiology into the U.S. market, and it has opened the door to increased competition for interpretation contracts, even across state lines.