Healthcare Economics & Policy

Radiologist shortages have been causing significant delays in patient care in Australia and the U.K., but it’s also an issue that has impacted providers in the United States.

In 49 BC, Julius Caesar led his soldiers across the river Rubicon, defying the Roman Senate and setting up the civil war that led to his becoming dictator for life. Today, many leaders of radiology practices stand on the banks of their own Rubicon.

Aidoc, a Tel-Aviv, Israel-based medical imaging company, announced that it has raised $27 million in a Series B investment round led by Square Peg Capital.

Publishing direct-to-consumer pricing would allow competitive comparison of real rates. In radiology, this means getting the information to patients both directly and through ordering physicians.

Fujifilm Canada announced Thursday, April 11, that it has established a new division to help increase the availability and sales of the company’s diagnostic imaging systems throughout Canada.

Radiologists earn an average of $419,000 per year, according to Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2019. This makes radiology tied for No. 5 among all specialties.

The percentage of radiation oncologists in the United States working in urban and suburban communities is on the rise, according to a new survey published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics. What does this mean for patient care in more rural locations?

Enlitic, a San Francisco-based healthcare company focused on the use of AI in medical imaging, announced Thursday, April 4, that it has closed a $15 million Series B financing round.

Consolidation has led to larger group sizes and fewer groups that focus on a single specialty, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Volpara Solutions, the New Zealand-based breast imaging technology company, announced that GE Healthcare will now be distributing its VolparaDensity software for breast density assessments throughout the world.

The average annual compensation for radiologists in the United States is $429,000, according to a new report from Doximity. Radiology was ranked 10th among all specialties included in the report.  

Royal Philips has acquired Direct Radiology’s teleradiology platform and business operations.