The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld the 60-year prison sentence of the man who murdered radiologist Alfred C. Moon, from Lincoln, Rhode Island, back in 1999.
Self-identified radiologists made $16.25 million in federal political contributions from 2003 to 2016, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Filling the noticeable gap in quality cancer care between high- and low-income countries is a daunting task, but one that’s worth the effort, a group of experts recently reported in Radiotherapy and Oncology.
Radiologist Ronald Grusd, MD, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine after being found guilty of fraud and bribery in connection with a detailed kickback scheme back in December 2017.
After months of statements, speculation, trade talks, tweets and threats, the U.S. government has officially put tariffs in place on $50 billion worth of products imported from China, including medical imaging equipment. X-ray, CT and MRI equipment are all on the list of products included in this announcement.
Academic radiology practices offering run-of-the-mill exams like mammography, MRI and CT are likely losing around $1 million per year to missed imaging appointments and no-shows, according to a study published this June in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
Strategic Radiology announced Thursday, June 14, that South Bend, Indiana-based X-Ray Consultants has joined its coalition of private practice radiologists.
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation announced this week that it has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to 66 recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year.
A study in the latest edition of Research Policy, looking at the 2.3 percent excise tax imposed on medical devices in 2013, found it significantly reduced research and development investment, sales revenue, gross margins and earnings.
On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Radiology Partners announced the addition of 30 client sites—pushing its total hospitals, clinics and imaging centers over 600 in 16 states.
The Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis announced this week the establishment of a new research center dedicated to advanced breast cancer research.
Jun 04, 2018 | Policy
Less than a week after President Donald Trump confirmed plans to proceed with tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese imports, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has said it’s backing a bipartisan letter urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to exempt nearly $3 billion worth of medical device products from Section 301 tariffs.
False-positive breast biopsies cost the U.S. healthcare system approximately $2.18 billion each year, according to a study published in ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research.
On Tuesday, May 29, President Donald Trump indicated the U.S. would proceed with its planned tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports.
An initiative to boost Scotland’s radiologist count by at least 10 percent in the midst of a national shortage “has failed,” The Herald Scotland reported, leaving cancer patients across the country without access to potentially life-saving treatments.
Breast pain impacts more than half of all women and affects the quality of life of 41 percent of women. Healthcare resources are overutilized to treat these patients, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, suggesting imaging providers should pay closer attention to recommended protocols and referring physicians may need additional education.
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May 23, 2018 | Quality
As the industry turns increasingly toward value-based care, radiologists might want to prioritize and cultivate their professional relationships, one Texan physician wrote in the Journal of the American College of Radiology this month.
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A lawsuit filed by State Farm Insurance claims Detroit attorney Mike Morse had an undisclosed financial relationship with Berkley, Michigan-based Horizon Imaging, an MRI provider that accepted referrals from Morse's law firm.
Healthcare Economics & Policy
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Buffalo (UB) has gained approval from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for its new radiology residency program.
Healthcare Economics & Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) announced this week it is now accepting applications for the Bruce J. Hillman Fellowship in scholarly publishing.
Healthcare Economics & Policy
The American College of Radiology (ACR) issued a reminder that the deadline to apply for the James M. Moorefield, MD, Economics and Health Policy Fellowship, is June 1.
Healthcare Economics & Policy