Providers who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic can now submit an Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Application outlining their challenges. 

That’s according to a new analysis of care at one imaging department since Pennsylvania passed the “Patient Test Result Information Act" in 2018. 

Turnaround time is radiology groups' most commonly used quality metric, according to a preliminary survey of nearly 200 providers, shared on Thursday. 

Hospital readmissions have also plummeted by 50% among a population of more than 1,000 seniors, experts detailed during the Society of Interventional Radiology’s virtual meeting. 

As the debate continues over whether women should receive regular breast cancer screenings before age 50, one expert believes it’s time to put a common excuse to rest. 

The Society of Interventional Radiology, American Medical Association and others made their case for compassion in a recently released joint statement. 

That’s according to the results of a new analysis of years’ worth of Medicare data, published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

If anything, practices should strengthen precautions meant to protect staffers and patients from contracting COVID-19, Seattle clinicians wrote in JACR

Mount Sinai Health System, located in the heart of America’s outbreak, said its Center for Post-COVID Care will harness advanced diagnostic tools and treatment from radiologists, cardiologists and a host of other specialties

Several imaging industry lobbying groups are continuing to press national lawmakers to provide relief for radiology practices hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General recently launched the probe at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee after receiving an anonymous tip. 

Results were shared in Science, with experts also presenting them virtually the same day at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting.