A small community hospital in the Quad Cities area of Illinois and Iowa implemented an incident learning system in its radiation oncology department, realizing 35 to 40% decreases in errors and near misses. All it took was a simple reporting program along with the time and dedication of a safety committee including physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, nurses and office coordinators.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected the number of uninsured Americans would rise to 51 million under the American Health Care Act (AHCA), compared to the 28 million who lack insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

CMS will likely propose a 50 percent cut to the technical component of mammography reimbursement in the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, due to be released in early July.

Is it safe to dive headfirst into the roiling, gadolinium-spiked waters of MR imaging? At the moment, it would seem so. 

The Trump Administration released its detailed budget for HHS, proposing massive budget cuts to several key institutions with a stake in imaging, including the National Cancer Institute and the Food and Drug Administration.