Leaders with the American Association of Women in Radiology made their plea in an editorial published Saturday in Clinical Imaging.

The announcement is the latest in a string of outside-the-box ideas radiology providers are testing to help maintain business until the crisis dissipates. 

Trends in Medicare data also highlight the need to bolster radiologists’ adherence to evidence-based guidelines, scientists wrote Sunday in JACR.

Officials with 80-year-old, Fort Worth-based Radiology Associates of North Texas unveiled their new partnership plans on Thursday. 

Stanford University Department of Radiology researchers recently administered the seven-question online survey to thousands of clinicians, including 349 in the final analysis. 

One recent study noted that patients with the disease were 27 times more likely to have lost their olfactory senses, compared to just 2.6 times more likely to display chills or an elevated temp. 

At its peak, Philadelphia-based National Medical Imaging operated 23 outpatient radiology screening centers with $72 million in annual revenue. 

Editor-in-Chief Ruth Carlos, MD, recently spelled out some of the changes in the July issue of JACR, posted online Wednesday. 

Top officials from the two groups believe it’s unlikely the FDA can provide assurances of such technology’s safety in imaging care, absent further testing, surveillance and other methods of oversight.

Led by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, their PRICE Transparency Act comes after a judge recently struck down an industry challenge to the new rule, set to take effect in January 2021. 

The agency said it hopes to control unnecessary increases in the volume of certain imaging-based services, while also protecting the Medicare Trust Fund from improper payments. 

The money comes by way of the European Innovation Council Accelerator and balloons Quantib's fundraising total to almost $13.5 million (USD), officials said Tuesday.