Facility Management

 

The Diagnostic Imaging facility management focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about workflow optimization, artificial intelligence, technology, radiology-radiologic technologist relationships, productivity, legislation, and reimbursement.

ACR Offers Recommendations for Addressing 'Cost-Prohibitive' IDR Process in Radiology

January 20, 2023

Noting the significant administrative fees for the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process of the No Surprises Act and onerous restrictions that have led to a nearly “non-existent” use of batching of disputed claims in radiology, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has sent formal recommendations to the United States Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury for addressing these issues.

Nine Takeaways from New Article Examining Health Equity in the Radiology Field

January 17, 2023

In a provocative new article, radiology researchers discuss the impact of social determinants of health (SDoH) upon access to care and patient outcomes, and present strategies within the realms of radiology education, research, clinical care, and innovation that may help mitigate health-care disparities.

Could the New Stratus Imaging PACS Viewer Help Streamline Radiology Workflows?

September 09, 2022

Offering a variety of features to enhance efficiency, bolster security and reduce IT overhead, the cloud-native SaaS platform may help radiologists minimize workflow issues that can impede practices with high imaging volume.

Medicare Claims Study Shows Increasing Utility of PAs and NPs in Radiology Practices

August 23, 2022

In a new study comparing 2017 and 2019 Medicare claims submission data, researchers noted a 40 percent increase in evaluation and management (E&M) services, and a 74 percent increase in imaging services performed by radiology-employed nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs).