House passes bill to mitigate Medicare cuts
December 8, 2021 -- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that would mitigate a significant portion of the Medicare reimbursement cuts that were scheduled to take effect on January 1. Read More
Do all ED patients presenting with TIA get complete imaging workup?
December 6, 2021 -- Black individuals and elderly patients who present at the emergency department (ED) with transient ischemic attack (TIA) -- also known as ministroke -- are less likely to receive complete imaging workups, according to research presented November 30 at the RSNA meeting. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Regulatory changes for radiology in 2022
December 3, 2021 -- CHICAGO - What regulatory changes will affect radiology in 2022? We talked to Rebecca Farrington, chief revenue officer at coding and billing firm Healthcare Administrative Partners, about the changes that radiology professionals should know about in the coming year. Read More
States failed to prioritize cancer patients for COVID-19 vaccines
December 2, 2021 -- Most states winged it with poor results last spring when it came to prioritizing vulnerable cancer patients for COVID-19 vaccines, with guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention too broad to be useful, according to research presented December 2 at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Regulatory and payment issues that will impact radiology in 2022
December 2, 2021 -- Keeping up with various healthcare rules and regulations from federal and state authorities can sometimes be overwhelming for a practice's management. Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners outlines the most important regulatory issues to be aware of for 2022. Read More
Medicare beneficiary growth outstripping radiologist supply
December 1, 2021 -- In some parts of the U.S., the number of Medicare beneficiaries is outpacing the number of available radiologists by more than 50%, according to research presented Wednesday morning at the RSNA meeting. Read More
What can civility do for your radiology clinic?
November 30, 2021 -- Civility can improve the workplace by helping employees be more productive and engaged, according to a talk given November 30 by Christine Porath, PhD, from Georgetown at the RSNA annual meeting. Read More
Video from RSNA 2021: Is AI scaring medical students away from radiology?
November 30, 2021 -- CHICAGO - Is artificial intelligence (AI) scaring medical students away from choosing radiology as a specialty? Dr. Michael Atalay of Brown University presented research on this question at RSNA 2021, and we caught up with him in McCormick Place to discuss his study. Read More
Patient access to images rarely affects radiologists
November 29, 2021 -- Providing patients with access to their radiology reports and images on online portals typically doesn't have an impact on the workflow of radiologists, according to research presented Sunday at RSNA 2021 in Chicago. Read More
Brink: Radiology at epicenter of medical care delivery
November 29, 2021 -- Radiology is at the epicenter of medical care delivery, as it serves every medical specialty, according to Dr. James Brink of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Brink delivered a Monday morning plenary lecture at the RSNA meeting. Read More