Category: Radiology

Radiologic Technologists Suffering From Lower Morale, Happiness during Pandemic

In today’s modern world, the medical system is unthinkable without its imaging staff. Radiology plays a crucial role in every step of treatment. Be it the correct diagnoses of the disease or its management, physicians constantly take the help of radiologists to render the proper treatment. Even amidst the Covid-19, chest radiographs are proving extremely […]

Should Patients Receive Their Radiology Report Immediately? Here’s What Experts Think

It is always difficult for the patient as well as the family when one is diagnosed with some severe disease. Anyone who faced this difficulty would know how tension and anxiety could take a toll on him or her. That is why patients are always eager to receive their medical test reports as quickly as […]

50 Multi-parties US Senators Express Support To Stop Pay Cuts On Medicare for Radiologists

The Covid-19 pandemic is perhaps one of the worst crises that the world has experienced in the modern era. While the situation has been tough on every front, the medical system especially has been stretched to its absolute limits. Medical professionals are working tirelessly to meet the needs of the patients that far exceed their […]

Lockdown Has Filled Many People, According to Reports from Scott Atlas, Radiologist & White House Covid Advisor

Controversial White House’s coronavirus advisor and radiologist. Dr. Scott Atlas, targeted Dr. Anthony Fauci, and labeled the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases as a “political animal” and dismissed the idea of additional coronavirus lockdowns in America. Appointed by President Donald Trump back in August 2020, Atlas made remarks during his […]

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 […]

Consumer Prefer Groupon For Discounted Imaging Face Potential Upselling & Safety Risks

While direct-to-consumer imaging has opened up new opportunities for patients to consider affordable imaging exams, researchers warn that such offers often come with substantial ethical and safety concerns. Discounted radiology, in particular, can lead to unnecessary testing, false positives, and incidental findings, among various other issues, according to a publication in the JAMA Internal Medicine. […]

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 […]

Over 90% of radiology And Other Hospital Workers Having Sleep Disorders Remained Undiagnosed

Sleep disorders are often undiagnosed among physicians, which includes radiologists. It is common for physicians to have sleep disorders that go undiagnosed, which might be contributing to their poor mental and physical health, silently. According to new research conducted by the Boston sleep experts, which was released in JAMA Network Open, 90% of doctors tested […]

Average Salary of Radiologists Ranks 10th among All Specialties As Physician Compensation Holds Steady

Radiology consistently ranks among the top-grossing medical specialties, despite this pandemic-stricken year. The year has seen an increasing volume of imaging, as per new data. Doximity, a physician member network, surged approximately 44,000 American doctors between 2019 as well as 2020, for the fourth yearly Physician Compensation Report. Overall, radiology ranked the highest consistent grosser […]

HHS Delays Dates for Compliance Citing Information-Blocking Rules, Officially

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) of the HHS published its interim concluding rule procrastinating compliance dates crucial to meet the information-blocking as well as health IT regulations till 2021, announced the federal agency. This move extends provisions for information blocking as well as compliance deadlines until April 5. In addition, […]

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