Associate professor of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine, Jenny Hoang, MBBS, published an article in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, outlining reasons why radiologists should not hedge when there is certainty.
Consolidation in U.S. healthcare has been increasing for some time and is only accelerating, according to Paul Ginsberg of the Brookings Institution. While some comes from mergers and acquisitions, a surprising amount stems from larger organizations eating the market share of smaller practices, a testament to the strength of economies of scale.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) out-of-pocket provision for preventative care increased screening uptake, especially among lower-income patients, but the ACA’s impending repeal could undo those gains, according to industry experts.
Irish researchers have found that on-the-job training quickly hoists new radiologists’ know-how, at least as regards appropriateness of imaging ordering, well above their competence levels heading into—and even upon completion of—their final year of medical school.