Category: medical technology

Another Covid-19 Concern: Vaccines Can Have Potential Side Effects

Covid-19 vaccines are likely to make their recipients feel a little lousy and lethargic for a couple of days, according to reports. Repeat the vaccination routine after 3 to 4 weeks. The vaccines, as we know, require 2 doses to give strong protection. Shots are to be given few weeks apart, according to respective brands. […]

CMS Pilot Makes It A Responsibility On Ordering Service Providers To Support The Need of Radiology Services

Advocates of the healthcare imaging industry are increasingly praising an innovative pilot process from the CMS, which puts the responsibility on ordering service providers to defend the medical urgency of these radiology services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced these changes, which were all set to be effective on December 1, 2020. It […]

6 Key Considerations of Patients Who Return for A Postponed Elective Imaging

Radiology practices are struggling to settle the backlog of their elective imaging results built up due to the pandemic. Patients might want to consider some of the key factors in this matter, according to the New York Presbyterian Hospital survey, which was published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR). The academic […]

Following AI-Based Recommendations Is Safer From Malpractice Liability For Radiologists

Medical practitioners and doctors opting to embrace artificial intelligence or AI-based guidance for nonstandard treatments are believed to be safer from medical malpractice lawsuits than most of them believe. This rationale has been confirmed by the legal experts at the Georgetown University and the ETH Zurich Center for Law & Economics in a recently published […]

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 […]

Machine learning devices can gauge mood ailment medicine responses by analyzing data from a brain scan.

Almost everything in a rapidly digitizing age is continuously evolving. The path-breaking artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been instrumental in compelling most industries to undergo a significant transformation. One of the key methods of data analysis responsible for automating systematic model building is machine learning. This specific branch of AI is entirely focused on the […]

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. […]

Delay likely as November start date for new interoperability rules ‘nearly infeasible,’ ACR says

ACR expects a possible delay as November commencement day for new interoperability rules looks nearly impracticable The outbreak of novel coronavirus pandemic, which led to the subsequent lockdown, has indeed brought the entire world to a standstill. The fear of catching Covid-19 is still apparent in every individual in the United States of America and […]

Walmart Health has ‘bold ambitions’ to ramp up expansion into imaging and other care

One year ago, Walmart opened its first-ever Walmart Heath clinic in Dallas, Georgia. With an aim to become America’s trusted healthcare provider, the company ventured into high-quality, preventive health services at affordable and transparent prices. Established in September 2019, Walmart Health began operations at its doctor-run clinic in Dallas, offering services like X-rays, dental exams, […]

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