Increasing demand has outpaced the number of radiologists being appointed in the U.K. According to the latest figures from June, 502 patients waited more than six weeks for a CT scan, while 625 individuals waited that long for an ultrasound.
The motivations for pursuing an interventional radiology (IR) residency differ from those that lead to diagnostic radiology (DR) residency or IR fellowships, according to new research in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
The past decade has seen its share of fundamental shifts in healthcare—including a national economic crisis, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and concerted efforts to move toward value-based care. But a 10-year analysis from Health Care Cost Institute and published in Health Affairs found spending under employer-sponsored insurance rose 44 percent.
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced it will donate $10,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Florence Relief Fund to help ongoing relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina.
New research in the Journal of the American College of Radiology suggests an association between disclosed payment from the healthcare industry and increased individual productivity metrics.
According to one Fox News columnist, if President Donald Trump follows through on the additional tariffs on Chinese products he proposed earlier this week, numerous businesses and the healthcare sector could be “harmed to a considerable degree.” To make his point, he examined the potential impact on the medical imaging industry.
Finance is a language. But even more to the point for radiologists—or, at least, the ones who wish to help future-proof their practices and, along the way, advance the profession as a whole—it’s the language of leadership.
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop and evaluate imaging methods to diagnose peripheral arterial disease (PAD) that do not rely on gadolinium.
On Monday, Sept. 17, Indianapolis-based TriMedx announced plans to buy the healthcare technologies division of Aramark Corporation for $300 million. The two companies have signed a definitive agreement and expect the transaction to be completed by the end of the year.
Aidoc, a Tel-Aviv, Israel-based medical imaging company, announced back in August that it had gained FDA clearance for a new solution that helps radiologists triage patients using artificial intelligence (AI).
Providing patients with an accurate estimate of out-of-pocket costs before imaging services take place can decrease lost revenue and increase patient satisfaction, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
The University of Akron in Ohio announced its radiology program will be one of the 80 programs eliminated by the school in the coming years.
According to new research in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, prostate MRI has various problems—including varying insurance coverage, a failure to recognize major clinical scenarios and a restrictive, inflexible clinical practices.
Radiologists’ personal income and general knowledge of the federal advocacy process can influence their chances of donating to a radiology political action committee (PAC), according to new research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Could these findings help radiology PACs secure more donations moving forward?
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Desert Radiology, a nearby diagnostic imaging facility, have signed an agreement to provide imaging analysis services to study participants in university research.
The Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) announced a new partnership with Bellevue, Washington-based Belladonna Breast Imaging Center (BBIC).
Healthcare Economics & Policy
Working in radiology is one of the best paying jobs in all of Canada, according to a recent analysis from University Magazine.
Healthcare Economics & Policy
Sep 05, 2018 | Policy
A new radiologist workforce report issued by the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) for 2017 noted that the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) spent $150 million (£116 million) to outsource patient scans in response to the shortage of radiologists.
Policy, Healthcare Economics & Policy
Sep 04, 2018 | Care Delivery
Radiology loses more uncaptured revenue per patient visit than primary care or other practices due to patient no-shows, according to new research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
Care Delivery, Healthcare Economics & Policy
Most smokers in the United States live within 15 miles of a CT facility, according to research published this week in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, but the 20 percent who don’t could offer insight into boosting lung cancer screening rates and lowering death counts.
Healthcare Economics & Policy
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the CDC released its first guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in children—the first evidence-based set of recommendations for healthcare professionals in the United States.
Healthcare Economics & Policy, Leadership