HeartStrings Sisters, a nonprofit program started by Goshen Health in Goshen, Indiana, provides financial assistance to women who can’t afford mammograms.
Apr 19, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
The same week British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix pledged $11 million to expand MRI usage across the Canadian province, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) released its medical imaging inventory report for 2017, noting a 65 percent increase in MRI units in the past decade.
Apr 16, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
A team of researchers examined diagnostic imaging utilization trends in Massachusetts from 2009 to 2013 for a recent study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 16, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
One of the first outpatient MRI providers in the United States was originally a McDonald’s owned by the company’s famous CEO, Ray Kroc. That’s one of several bits of trivia included in a new article from Forbes focused on the history of MRIs.
Apr 10, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Southeast Georgia Health System, which serves patients in both Georgia and Florida, has received a $50,000 grant from the Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for its Mammograms in Motion project.
Apr 09, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Just because a patient receives two imaging exams that are exactly the same doesn't guarantee the billing will match. A Florida man had first-hand experience with this—being charged 33 times more for a second CT scan than his first, according to an April 9 article in NPR's "Bill of the Month" series.
Apr 06, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Strategic Radiology announced Friday, April 6, that Minneapolis Radiology Associates has joined its coalition of independent radiology practices, making it the company’s 10th affiliate.
Apr 06, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Metro Imaging, a radiology practice based out of Creve Coeur, Missouri, founded in 1994, often advertised the fact that it provided much more affordable imaging services than hospitals in the area. Now that it has been acquired by Mercy, a large healthcare system with hospitals throughout the Midwest, could those prices be changing?
Apr 05, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
In December 2016, a 59-year-old patient from Middletown, California, saw doctors twice in eight days at two different hospitals for upper back pain. The day after her second visit, she died after her aorta ruptured.
Apr 05, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
The U.S. government has proposed tariffs on more than a thousand products imported from China, including medical imaging equipment.
Apr 04, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Charlotte Radiology, a private radiology practice based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, and the healthcare investment firm of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) have announced the formation of a new venture, US Radiology Specialists.
Apr 03, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
El Segundo, California-based Radiology Partners has announced a new partnership with Radiology Associates of Florida (RAF), a Tampa-based private practice first established in 1970.
Apr 02, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
The Penn State College of Medicine announced Monday, April 2, that it has created a new department of radiation oncology. Rickhesvar Mahraj, MD, a professor of radiology and pediatrics, is the department’s interim chair.
Apr 02, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
GE Healthcare has announced it will sell its revenue cycle, ambulatory care and workforce management software units to private equity firm Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion, following earlier plans for General Electric to sell assets and rumors the entire company could be broken up.
Mar 29, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Two radiology practices from Washington state—Spokane-based Inland Imaging and Tri-Cities-based Columbia Basin Imaging (CBI)—have announced that they are combining their groups, effective September 2018.
Apr 19, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
HeartStrings Sisters, a nonprofit program started by Goshen Health in Goshen, Indiana, provides financial assistance to women who can’t afford mammograms.
Apr 19, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
The same week British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix pledged $11 million to expand MRI usage across the Canadian province, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) released its medical imaging inventory report for 2017, noting a 65 percent increase in MRI units in the past decade.
Apr 16, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
A team of researchers examined diagnostic imaging utilization trends in Massachusetts from 2009 to 2013 for a recent study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 16, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
One of the first outpatient MRI providers in the United States was originally a McDonald’s owned by the company’s famous CEO, Ray Kroc. That’s one of several bits of trivia included in a new article from Forbes focused on the history of MRIs.
Apr 10, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Southeast Georgia Health System, which serves patients in both Georgia and Florida, has received a $50,000 grant from the Coastal Georgia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for its Mammograms in Motion project.
Apr 09, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Just because a patient receives two imaging exams that are exactly the same doesn't guarantee the billing will match. A Florida man had first-hand experience with this—being charged 33 times more for a second CT scan than his first, according to an April 9 article in NPR's "Bill of the Month" series.