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Clinical Decision Mandate

With the latest CDS (Clinical Decision Support), also called the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program, mandate released for advanced imaging tests, changes could affect more than six million emergency department visits per year. The estimate was published in a Radiology study this January.  This law shall be effective from January 2020. In 2014, Congress passed […]

Imaging Proximity and Convenience Matter

Follow-up imaging is an important requirement for patients to ensure complete healing. However, when it comes to the location of imaging facilities, new research found that patients usually come back to the same place for follow-up imaging where they had gone for initial imaging. In the research, authors included over 1000 cases of abdominal ultrasound, […]