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ASTRO praises Congress, 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, MPFS, payment cuts, radiation oncology
News | Radiation Therapy | October 02, 2015

October 2, 2015 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauded the members of Congress who signed...

Scriptor Software, rScriptor, radiology reports, ICD-10 compliance, analytics
Technology | Analytics Software | September 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 — Scriptor Software, a provider of software that helps physicians create high-quality medical...

Medicare imaging spending, Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, HPI, study
News | Radiology Business | September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015 — Medicare per beneficiary medical imaging...

breast density inform laws, DenseBreast-info.org, map, legislation

Image courtesy of DenseBreast-info.org

News | Mammography | September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 — With October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaching, educational site...

ASRT, staffing survey, 2015, medical imaging, vacancy rates, slight increase
News | Radiology Business | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — After marking a steady decline since 2005, the...

ACR, IOM report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, collaboration, reduce medical diagnostic errors
News | Radiology Business | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — In the wake of a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on improving...

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

RedRick Technologies, planning guide, reading room, radiology, medical imaging, optimization, best practices
News | PACS Accessories | September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 — RedRick Technologies recently released the first planning guide focused on...

Spreemo, study, MRI, quality measures, variability, Hospital for Special Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 11, 2015

September 11, 2015 — Value-driven health platform Spreemo has completed the first phase of a study to determine how...

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | September 10, 2015 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT and Katie Regan, MA

Navigating coverage decisions can be overwhelming and confusing, especially for high-end imaging equipment, where...

Big Data from Twitter showing stressed language posts compared to CDC reported heart attacks in study by Johannes Eichstaedt.

Figure 1. Big data, showing correlation between a CDC study on cardiovascular disease and a study conducted based on hostility in Twitter tweets. This demonstrates how big data from social media might be used in new ways to evaluate population health.

Feature | Information Technology | September 09, 2015

The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of...

Great American Physician Survey, 2015, career satisfaction, happy, healthcare changes
News | Radiology Business | September 04, 2015

September 4, 2015 — Despite numerous major changes looming in the...

CMS, Medicare Advantage, Value-Based Insurance Design model, VBID, chronic conditions
Feature | Radiology Business | September 03, 2015

September 3, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the creation of the Medicare...

Medicare
News | Radiology Business | August 28, 2015

In the midst of a growing trend for Medicare patients to receive observation care in the hospital to determine if...

Blog | Radiology Business | August 27, 2015

Editor's note: This blog was reprinted with permission from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, and can be...

News | Radiology Business | August 27, 2015

BC Technical, a non-OEM provider of medical imaging solutions, has acquired Atlas Medical Technologies. This...

X-ray, C arm
News | Radiology Business | August 26, 2015

Life Science Industry Research adds 2-D X-ray Equipment: Market...

News | Radiology Imaging | August 24, 2015

Members of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists can now access the new ASRT Communities, an updated...

News | PACS Accessories | August 24, 2015

RedRick Technologies, a provider of ergonomic radiology furniture, monitor mounting solutions and reading room...

Blog | AHRA | August 20, 2015

The biggest trends at the recent Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) annual meeting included concerns...