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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a draft recommendation on July 18 that says the potential harm from ovarian screening isn’t worth it for women who have no signs or symptoms.

James Brink, MD, head of radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, has reached the halfway point of his two-year term as chair of the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s) Board of Chancellors. To reflect on his time in the position thus far, Brink penned a “midterm update” for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

CMS released a proposed rule for changes to the 2018 hospital outpatient payment system (OPPS) on July 13, with a 60-day comment period to begin soon. CMS updates OPPS each year for changes in payment policies, rates and quality provisions for Medicare patients treated at hospital outpatient departments or surgical centers.

Radiology Partners (RP) announced this week that it has grown in the states of Ohio, Iowa and Texas. The El Segundo, Calif.-based company’s client base now includes more than 350 facilities in nine states throughout the United States.

Tuesday morning at AHRA 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., Michael A. Janis, MBA, explained that imaging leaders need two things to truly boost performance scores: a positive patient experience and engaged employees. Just having one of the two, he added, simply doesn’t cut it.