Healthcare Economics & Policy

Capitol Health Limited, a radiology provider based out of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, announced that it has acquired a network of four clinics in Melbourne from another provider, Uniradiology, for $5.8 million ($8.1 million AUD).

Unsealed court documents have provided new information about a federal lawsuit settled by Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman, Montana, in November 2018.

Parents of a child with severe disabilities, including cerebral palsy, have been awarded more than $14.5 million in a “wrongful birth” case with roots in a 2017 decision by the Iowa Supreme Court.

Private practice radiation oncologists make an average of $303,000 per year, according to data collected from the annual Practice Entry Survey. Academic radiation oncologists, meanwhile, have an average salary of $280,000.

When a patient in Delaware County, Pennsylvania used her insurance provider’s online pricing tool to obtain the price of a breast MRI, she thought it would at least be close. It wasn’t.

Sectra has announced that its PACS will be installed at 15 breast centers owned by Charlotte, North Carolina-based Charlotte Radiology. The contract was officially signed in November.

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) has earmarked £20.5 billion (approximately $26 billion) for its Long-Term Plan to prevent and detect diseases earlier. The ambitious 10-year plan is welcomed by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and could save as many as 500,000 lives. 

Healthcare is home to many of the most desirable jobs in the United States, according to a new report published by U.S. News & World Report. So which jobs made the list?

Radiology Partners (RP) has announced a new partnership with an Austin, Texas-based practice, Austin Radiological Association (ARA).

Researchers from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases (NINDS) to study stroke recurrence risk using neuroimaging. 

Radiology Partners has announced a new partnership with Las Vegas-based Desert Radiology.

Chest imaging utilization in the emergency department (ED), including both x-rays and CT examinations, has increased in the last two decades, according to new findings published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.