Scientists from several institutions led by Oregon State University reached their conclusions by analyzing data from more than 3,000 patients included in the Women’s Health Initiative.
That’s according to a new analysis of 123 patients who presented at six New York City hospitals for suspicion of stroke during the early weeks of the pandemic.
Wise practice leaders must find ways to anticipate and mitigate these hindrances to keep their calendars fully booked, experts wrote recently in Risk Management and Healthcare Policy.
Such cosmetic accessories have gained popularity in recent years, but do not typically show up on patient intake forms.
ACR is working with the American College of Emergency Physicians on ways to follow up on incidental imaging in emergent situations.
That included $4.4 million in savings to employers and other health plan sponsors on MR imaging, and $1.7 million on CT scans, Sapphire Digital announced.
The Royal College of Radiologists estimates that the country needs another 1,900 physicians to work through all of the cases, and many scanners in the United Kingdom are over a decade old.
La Jolla Vein Care said that it also hopes to target those who have been sitting for extended periods during the pandemic and may have developed corresponding health issues.
As California has navigated step two of the governor’s reopening roadmap, Keck Medicine of USC has implemented a “phased and triaged” approach to working through its own deferred care backlog.
Advocates recently urged lawmakers to approve the legislation, aimed at improving detection of tumors that mammography may have missed.
CEO William Thorwarth Jr., MD, outlined ACR’s apprehension in a recent letter to the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
“We are hearing significant and growing concern from our member physicians that they cannot secure needed supplies to safely reopen," said James Madara, MD, chief executive of the American Medical Association.