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These findings indicate healthcare systems should plan to increase capacity by 50%-60% to accommodate an influx of patients, experts wrote in JAMA

Scientists see these discussions as a key piece of value-based care, improving patient outcomes without increasing costs, according to an analysis published in Clinical Imaging

An outpatient center could potentially add 10 more slots for a scanner in 1 day, producing $1.8 million in additional revenue, experts wrote in Academic Radiology

A multi-categorical approach to reporting US for suspected appendicitis conveys more precise estimates, according to a new study. 

Scientists believe these findings will help shape future guidelines, appropriateness documents and health policies on this topic. 

The rate of abnormal lung-base findings on abdominopelvic imaging at NYU has correlated with citywide positive testing rates for the disease, according to a new analysis.

About 7.4% of the commercially insured receive at least one invasive procedure after their LCS, with patients’ responsibility ranging from $0- $7,500.  

Some breast imaging facilities are reinstating safety measures unseen since nonurgent care shutdowns in July 2020, the college said.

EZaccessMD partners with health plan holders to help blunt healthcare costs by offering teleconsults alongside ultrasound and X-ray scans in the community. 

The message has since drawn more than 1,700 likes and attention from members of the specialty, including the American College of Radiology. 

Density, a prior biopsy and family history were also associated with an increased risk of both early and advanced cancers after a negative mammogram. 

The specialty plays a crucial role in both diagnosing and treating Morton's neuroma, researchers detailed in the American Journal of Roentgenology. 

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

   
   
   
   
   
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