Practice Management

If some form of practice consolidation is in your radiology practice’s present or future, you should know that many tactical errors are made around the difficulty of sharing information across disparate legacy PACS packages and other peripheral solutions used by newly conjoining practices, departments or organizations. 

Big data is changing everything having to do with business analytics, but report turnaround times remain at or near the top of radiology’s most scrutinized performance metrics. Here are seven simple strategies to supercharge efficiency.

The powerful independent congressional agency known as MedPAC, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, has recommended that MIPS be scrapped. Should the influential group get its way?

What does it take to get your research published in a major radiology journal? David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, editor-in-chief of RSNA's Radiology journal, shared some advice with attendees Wednesday, Nov. 28, at RSNA 2018 in Chicago.

For the team at Roper Radiologists PA (RR) in Charleston, South Carolina, organization plays a pivotal role. And in 2017, the practice found itself at a bit of a crossroads. They wanted more advanced tools at their fingertips for assigning reads and filtering worklists, but they felt limited by their available tools.

A primer for practices that are now in discussions about merging, acquiring or otherwise consolidating—or may find themselves having “the talk” at some point in the not-distant future.

Want to see consolidation in action? Look anywhere. Across the globe, mergers and acquisitions are upending the established order at a pace not seen since just before the entire U.S. economy went over the falls in 2008. One hopes the same doesn’t happen on the back end of the present M&A frenzy.

Many radiologists are functioning well by most standards but are nowhere near their potential level of fulfillment. So how can we reach our highest potential by applying positive psychology?

There’s nothing wrong with strategically courting attention. Besides, marketing is a means of informing—and that’s an activity that provides real value to patients and referrers.

Presenting five ways to establish, implement and monitor policies for divvying up duties, doling out rewards and sharing decision-making.

Over the past decade, U.S. residency applications to diagnostic radiology programs have declined. Boston researchers set out to determine what a resident looks for in a radiology program.