Living Pain-Free: Sonographer back pain, part 4
January 21, 2016 -- In the fourth part of their series on correcting the movement problems that cause back pain, coach Mark Roozen and echocardiographer Doug Wuebben address the issue of tight hips and lack of mobility in the hip area.  Discuss
MRI waiting room amenities improve patient satisfaction
January 20, 2016 -- MRI centers that provide a comfortable waiting environment with a variety of conveniences may see happier patients -- who may even believe they're spending less time waiting, according to a study published online January 4 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss
Internet search analysis offers window into patient interests
January 15, 2016 -- Patients are getting savvier about healthcare, often using social media or online searches to get information about particular exams or procedures. So what can the Internet tell us about patient interest in cancer screening, specifically imaging-based exams?  Discuss
The Healthy Radiologist: Increase your productivity
January 7, 2016 -- Can surfing the Internet at work make you more productive? You might be surprised by the answer. In her latest column in our Healthy Radiologist series, Dr. Stacey Funt explains that taking short breaks can improve your productivity -- and your mental health.  Discuss
Living Pain-Free: Sonographer back pain, part 3
January 6, 2016 -- In the third part of their series on back pain in sonographers, coach Mark Roozen and echocardiographer Doug Wuebben explain how to restore mobility in the middle back using thoracic spine stretches and exercises.  Discuss
How have payment cuts affected outpatient imaging?
December 29, 2015 -- Over more than a decade, radiology has been on the receiving end of at least 12 payment cuts through various instruments. These cuts have affected many aspects of patient care -- in particular, outpatient imaging, according to research presented at the recent RSNA 2015 meeting.  Discuss
New U.S. budget brings good news for mammography
December 17, 2015 -- It could be a Christmas miracle: Both houses of Congress have introduced legislation that includes good news for mammography screening.  Discuss
Living Pain-Free: Sonographer back pain, part 2
December 16, 2015 -- In the second part of their series on back pain in sonographers, coach Mark Roozen and echocardiographer Doug Wuebben examine the link between back pain and posture and offer some exercises to relieve your pain.  Discuss
Socioeconomic factors affect patient care in radiology
December 11, 2015 -- Racial, social, and economic disparities can negatively affect patient access to radiology -- and that's bad news not only for clinical outcomes, but also for a department's bottom line, according to research presented at the RSNA 2015 meeting.
How to optimize your reimbursement for image guidance
December 11, 2015 -- In this article that continues our series by Carin Carlson of Healthcare Administrative Partners on how to optimize radiology documentation for maximum reimbursement potential, we address the two most important questions specific to imaging guidance in interventional radiology.