Policy

According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, providers should consider only discussing supplemental imaging with women with dense breasts if the patients are specifically at a higher risk for breast cancer.

A representative from the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) spoke at a public hearing organized by the Department of Health and Human Services, sharing insight into how patients can gain better access to key technologies.

DenseBreast-info, Inc. (DB-I) has shared its public comments on the FDA’s proposed changes to the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 (MQSA). The FDA first announced its efforts to amend the MQSA back in March.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has endorsed a list of healthcare policy recommendations designed to emphasize AI’s ability to improve patient care, reduce costs and support physicians.

Financial conflicts of interest (FCOIs) do not appear to impact or influence the development of consensus breast cancer screening recommendations, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has published a new chapter on the minimum standards required to prepare, compound, dispense and repackage both sterile and non-sterile radiopharmaceuticals associated with state-licensed activities.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering changing training and experience requirements for administering radiopharmaceuticals that require a written directive.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) is standing up to be counted among supporters of a bipartisan bill aimed at keeping healthcare consumers from suffering post-care sticker shock.

New legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would allow radiologists to submit Medicare claims for imaging services performed by radiologist assistants (RAs) in hospitals and non-imaging services performed in the hospital or an office setting.

Radiologists can make a significant contribution to society by acting as expert witnesses in suspected physical abuse (SBA) cases, according to a new position statement from the British Society of Pediatric Radiology (BSPR). However, certain factors do make providing such a service challenging.

The ICD-10 codes associated with head CT examinations do not accurately reflect patient complexity, according to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

Imaging-related policies are currently moving through numerous state legislatures, and the American College of Radiology (ACR) has provided a thorough update on where those bills stand.