Tag: Radiology

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Google Alerts Offer Something Extra: Pandemic-related Radiologist-friendly News Resources

Radiology is one of the fastest evolving fields in healthcare, which is ever-changing. To assist with these dynamic changes, Google alerts have come up with a useful tool for experts in imaging that can help them create custom searches best suited for their practice. It is constant assistance that keeps you updated on recent health […]

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 […]

Below 40% of providers comply with the follow-up suggestions of radiologists when it comes to incidental findings

Astounding advancements in medical science and technology and have significantly revolutionized the healthcare sector. The gross count of incidental findings is increasing steadily with the continuous improvement in imaging quality and its proper utilization. It is mainly on medical care setting and healthcare provider type, compliance with suggested follow-up examinations for these findings are dependent […]

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