Healthcare is undergoing a dramatic transformation from a system that incentivizes volume to one that incentivizes value. For radiology, according to Richard Duszak, M.D., that means looking beyond the worklist, and become more integrated and more patient focused.
Radiologists no longer should be asking themselves whether or not they should be engaging in social media, according to Elliot Fishman, director of diagnostic imaging and body CT at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The reality, Fishman said this week during a session at the Radiological Society of North America's annual conference in Chicago, is that "they have to."
Radiologist Matt Hawkins, M.D., a vascular interventional radiology fellow at the University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital, shares his RSNA 2013 takeaways with FierceMedicalImaging.
Patient-centered care needs to be a bigger priority in the medical imaging field, several prominent radiologists have said this week at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting in Chicago.
A pair of reports from Global Industry Analysts, Inc. predict that the global markets for magnetic resonance imaging and PACS both will surpass $6 billion by 2018.
New research published last week found that while advanced imaging utilization peaked during the beginning of the first decade of the 21 st Century, that growth rate slowed dramatically in the latter half of the decade.
Newly published research finds that use of a web-based tool that calculates the probability of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients presenting at emergency departments with chest pain and shortness of breath can reduce treatment costs and patient radiation exposure.
A recent study in the journal Health Affairs clearly illustrates the price that the U.S. pays due to the high costs associated with healthcare. With that in mind, there are steps that healthcare organizations--and the radiologists working within those organizations--can take to provide high quality, yet cost-effective services.
Three years after terminating a contract with the largest radiological group in Sacramento, Sutter Health has decided to buy the business.
Radiology residents looking to find the job that best fits his or her career goal should begin networking early and often, according to an article published this week on the American College of Radiology's website.