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Every radiology practice model has its own characteristics, benefits, and disadvantages. And each provides radiologists with a range of practice experiences. A radiologist working in a small practice in rural Wyoming, for example, is going to experience a much different kind of environment than a radiologist working in a medical center in Boston or New York.

Through interviews with representatives of various practice sizes and models, Radiology Business Journal offers a window into radiology practice in 2016.  Practice leaders provide a sense of how different models operate—and succeed—in today’s challenging healthcare environment.

The large private practice

Advanced Radiology is a large practice headquartered in Baltimore. As of July 1 of...

Editorial
On breast tomosynthesis, some private payors are missing in action
Departments
U.S. hospitals continued their double-digit growth in EHR adoption, according to a new study published in Health Affairs, achieving a 75.2% adoption rate by the end of 2014.
Departments
In the communication of actionable radiologic findings, the human voice trumps all
Features
The promise is tantalizing, but the challenges persist: Can breast tomosynthesis save more lives than two-dimensional mammography and at what cost?
Departments
For the second time, the HHS Office of Inspector General has issued a confusing advisory opinion on payment of transcription costs by radiologists, concluding once again that such a financial...
Features
A popular radiology consultant identifies challenges facing radiology under healthcare reform and shares six strategies for success
Departments
We turned to Thomas Hoffman, JD, CAE, associate general counsel for the ACR, to explore the potential liabilities associated with bringing outside images into the organization’s PACS.
Features
A comprehensive enterprise imaging strategy requires hospitals to develop discipline and processes to manage all forms of imaging—including the rapidly proliferating category of mobile images
Departments
Professional, business, and regulatory paradigm shifts occurring in interventional radiology present a new opportunity for interventional radiologists and their groups: Profiting from ownership of...