Top 5 Articles in March

March 28, 2014

From budgeting concerns to ensuring patient satisfaction, these are the most popular articles on Diagnostic Imaging this month.

From budgeting concerns to ensuring patient satisfaction, these are the most popular articles on Diagnostic Imaging this month.

1. White House Budget May Reduce Patient Access to Medical Imaging - Radiology groups are concerned the 2015 White House budget recommending prior uthorization of advanced medical imaging will limit patients’ access to tests.

2. Image IQ: 73-year-old with History of LungMassSuffers [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_crop","fid":"23692","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image media-image-right","id":"media_crop_4858393941600","media_crop_h":"319","media_crop_image_style":"-1","media_crop_instance":"1944","media_crop_rotate":"0","media_crop_scale_h":"0","media_crop_scale_w":"0","media_crop_w":"246","media_crop_x":"15","media_crop_y":"19","style":"height: 65px; width: 50px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 1px; float: right;","title":" ","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]Headaches - A 73-year-old male with history of a lung mass on recent chest radiograph presents with headaches. What’s your diagnosis?

3. Satisfaction Surveys in Radiology: How to Collect and Use Data - Satisfaction surveys are a great way to gather data and identify areas that need improvement.

4. Imaging Admins Concerned About Reimbursement - Medical imaging managers have very low confidence about receiving adequate reimbursement from Medicare, according to the latest MICI report.

5. Preparing Clinicians for Managing Adverse Contrast Reaction - Didactic module helps prepare clinicians for managing adverse reactions to media, but more training is still needed.