Category: medical

Preparatory Tips for Covid-related Medical Malpractice Crisis

The American healthcare system is under pressure and facing innumerable challenges due to the unending pandemic, leaving patients restless and unsettled, doctors overworked, and nursing staff tired. The JAMA published the latest commentary stating another noteworthy challenge is approaching, which could make the situation significantly worse – medical malpractice catastrophe. The lead author of the […]

CMS Announces New Terms for Repayment of Medicare Advances for Radiologists During This Economic Downturn

The CMS (Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released its final rules and guidelines governing the Medicare system of payment for 2021, thus affirming a radical cut in the reimbursement of radiology in 2021, which was proposed early in 2020. However, some surprises sprung in the MPFS (Medicare Physician Fee Schedule) Final Rule, which was […]

Walmart Launches Its 5th Retail Health Center, Pushing Its Way Into Imaging, And Plans For More

Walmart continues its drive to enter into the imaging market, launching the fifth health center in Newnan, Georgia. Located approximately 40n miles to the southwest of Atlanta, this state-of-the-art facility provides services like diagnostics and X-ray, dental and labs, primary care, disclosed the retail giant. This is the fourth Walmart Health location in Peach State. […]

40% of Less Providers Adhere to Follow-up Recommendations by Radiologists for Incidental Findings

With the rising trend of imaging quality as well as use, several secondary or incidental findings follow. However, new studies suggest that patients must adhere to recommended follow-up examinations for incidental discoveries are largely dependent on the type of provider and care settings. Doctors at the University of California discovered this at the Davis Medical […]

Survey Records High Levels of Psychological Stress, Anxiety In Radiologists During Pandemic

Radiologists in the United States of America are experiencing increasingly high levels of psychological stress and anxiety during the ongoing pandemic reveals a new survey released recently. Polling approximately 700 physicians, an estimated 61 percent of respondents labeled the level of their anxiety at 7 or more on a scale of 10 points. The numbers […]

Radiologists, healthcare workers are sick of praise, they’re looking for more pay

Healthcare staff, which includes radiologists, are no longer happy with the mere congratulatory claps they received throughout this ongoing pandemic. What they want is a pay raise. Even last month, workers of National Health Services in the United Kingdom made their way to the streets with the demand for a hike. Thousands of healthcare workers […]

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