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.
More than one-fourth of emergency radiological services went completely uncompensated over a four-year period, according to research presented Monday at the Radiological Society of North America's annual conference in Chicago.
New research published this week reconfirms that advanced imaging utilization is on a steady decline, after having peaked in the periods immediately before and after the turn of the century. At what point are such reimbursement cuts just too much?
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.
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.
New data from the Medical Imaging Confidence Index (MICI) indicates that radiology administrators continued to have a pessimistic outflook regarding the purchase of new equipment entering the fourth quarter of 2013. The MICI is produced by market research firm the MarkeTech Group and AHRA.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that about one out of every three adults between the ages of 50 and 75 years old is not getting screened for colorectal cancer (CRC) as recommended.
As reported in this issue of FierceMedicalImaging, the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee have released a draft version of a policy to replace the sustainable growth...
The Sunshine Act--or what the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services now calls the National Physician Payment Transparency or "Open Payments" program--is upon us and will have an impact on radiologists and, in particular, practice managers. The American College of Radiology is warning its members who interact with medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers that they should start tracking certain kinds of financial relationships they have with members of those industries.
As implementation of the Affordable Care Act proceeds, academic radiology departments must adapt to the new healthcare environment by focusing on value instead of volume, according to an article in the October issue of Academic Radiology.