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.

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).

Diversity and Radiology: Where Things Stand

August 10, 2022

In a new study, researchers examined trends with diversity in the radiology workforce, offering a closer look at the gender, race and ethnic makeup of radiology residency programs and academic faculty.

Lung Cancer Screening Study Says Significant Disparities Persist Despite Expanded Eligibility

August 09, 2022

While recent recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to lower lung cancer screening thresholds significantly expanded eligibility for screening tests such as low-dose computed tomography (CT), differences in education, health-care insurance and proximity to health-care facilities continue to be key drivers of racial and socioeconomic disparities limiting access to appropriate preventive care.