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Jon Copeland

Health-care payment models are shifting, with providers taking on risk in the form of accountable-care organizations, bundled payments, impositions such as radiology benefit managers, and other strategies. At the same time, the Joint Commission has increased its requirements for proof of quality. There are increased regulations and controls, as

In an era of declining reimbursement for radiology, one practice is testing the limits of IT’s ability to improve productivity

In my 25 years of informationtechnology management in four completely different industries (distribution, agricultural biotechnology, process manufacturing, and now health care), I have found that if information technology is considered a strategic resource, rather than purely a costsaving resource, the system’s efforts will be more likely to