Such was the case in 2009, when the Great Recession brought about a “protracted, seven-year struggle” to recruit medical students into the specialty, experts wrote in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 

The tally represents a nearly 2% uptick from the $419,000 rads received in the previous salary survey, Medscape reported. 

The Amsterdam-based company noted that this modality has become a useful tool for providers battling the pandemic, given its portability and easy-to-clean surfaces. 

The nation’s fourth largest health insurer recently revealed its decision in a letter sent to American College of Radiology leadership. 

Practices are typically required to submit payment requests to insurers within 90 to 180 days, however, given widespread economic challenges, industry advocates are asking for a relief from such cumbersome restraints. 

A similar drop was seen in the company’s anesthesia division, with leaders estimating a year-over-year revenue decrease of upward of 35%. 

Under the Hazard Pay for the Front Lines During Health Emergencies Act, radiologists, technologists and others would receive 25% in additional salary to help them sustain through the crisis. 

The Florida physician services firm said the deal will allow it to focus on core specialties in imaging, pediatrics and obstetrics. 

Two radiology experts offered tips for any practice to begin these preparations, publishing their thoughts in JACR

Dedalus Group chairman Giorgio Moretti expresses pride over the deal going through despite the challenges COVID-19 has posed to Italy’s healthcare system and economy.

Epic recently made this discovery after analyzing data from about 2.7 million patients, treated at 190 hospitals across 23 states. 

The American College of Radiology says physicians are “concerned” about such impediments to resuming routine care, and it's asking for a three-month moratorium.