Radiologists are working more hours and expect to postpone retirement, according to new research published in Academic Radiology.
The fact that healthcare policy makers are shifting payment methods for medical services from a fee-for-service model to one based on care accountability could leave radiologists in an untenable position going forward, according to a viewpoint article published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
How can radiology practices survive in midst of declining reimbursement figures?
Attempting to make good, informed decisions on these kinds of issues is next to impossible without good data, according to Atlanta-based radiologist Richard Woodcock.
Radiologists must demonstrate their "significance" when it comes to providing services, or risk losing their "turf," according to Lawrence Muroff, M.D., CEO and president of Tampa, Florida-based Imaging Consultants Inc.
The medical imaging display market is expected to show strong growth over the next several years, with global surgical display and clinical review display revenues expected to grow by 9 percent annually from 2013 to 2017, and diagnostic display revenues by 5 percent over the same time period.
When it comes to choosing a vendor partner for breast imaging, healthcare providers increasingly look at tomosynthesis and breast ultrasound as they focus on detecting more cancers while reducing false positives.
An increase in the price of two commonly used radiotracers is creating an uproar in the nuclear medicine industry.
The medical association landscape is changing. Declining memberships, increasing member disengagement and duplication of efforts continue to threaten these organizations that established our professional sovereignty and ability to self-govern.
In a newly published survey of 100 healthcare providers, research firm Orem, Utah-based KLAS has found that 83 percent have purchased or are seriously considering purchasing a dose monitoring solution as they look to comply with government regulations and JCAHO (Joint Commission) certification, and improve quality.