Tag: health care

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 […]

These Data Do Not Give Us Hope’: COVID-19 Cases Rebound Immediately When States Lift Social Distancing Policies

There is no denying the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every layer of the population gravely. Be it the people involved in business, services, or agriculture, this pandemic has somehow hit everyone very hard. Even if a person has not been contracted the disease, the far-reaching effects of the epidemic have not spared […]

Know About Imaging Giant Radiology Partners Take on Artificial Intelligence in Private Practice

Inarguably, the world is evolving at a rapid pace, primarily because of the continuous remarkable technological advancements. At present, artificial intelligence is indeed one such realm, which possibly no industry would even dare to overlook. Artificial intelligence (AI) is an integral branch of computer science and is regarded as an effort to simulate or mimic […]

Hospital-Based MR And CT Imaging Coverage Officially Stopped By Cigna Just Like Two Other Major Players

It is now official- one of the largest commercial insurers in the US, Cigna will no longer cover most of the hospital-based MR and CT scans. While the proposal had been put forward by the company sometime earlier, it was briefly shelved owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The news about Cigna’s plans, which presently […]

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 […]

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, […]

Biased Selection Committees Favor MDs Over Do Applicants, According to 90% Radiology Residents

Almost 90 percent of radiology residents claimed that the residency selection groups preferred allopathic applicants over the ones pursuing osteopathy. According to the result of a 13-question anonymous survey of over 250 residents published in the Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, this was claimed. DO-credentialed docs further claimed they were likely to be shunned away […]

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