What radiologists should know about 2018 MIPS changes
January 31, 2018 -- What's going on with the latest changes to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)? Radiology practices face a host of new rules in 2018. Rebecca Farrington, chief revenue officer at Healthcare Administrative Partners, helps unpack the changes in this new article.  Discuss
Nuclear medicine techs have higher risk of cataracts
January 26, 2018 -- Technologists who perform nuclear medicine exams, either diagnostic or therapeutic, have an increased risk of developing cataracts, according to a study published in the February issue of Radiology.  Discuss
Virtual consults help radiologists interact with patients
January 24, 2018 -- Radiologists are being told they need to interact more with patients, but there are multiple barriers in their way, from referring physicians to the fee-for-service payment model. There has to be a better way -- and researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital may have found it in the form of video virtual consultations.  Discuss
Why radiologists change jobs -- and what to do about it
January 23, 2018 -- The radiology job market has intensified over the past year, prompting many radiologists to look for greener pastures. Dan Corbett of Radiology Business Solutions offers several steps for groups to avoid the cost and stress of recruiting a new radiologist -- by retaining the ones you have.  Discuss
Night shifts take a toll on radiologist performance
January 23, 2018 -- Overnight shifts and ensuing fatigue negatively affect the diagnostic performance of radiologists, with a 45% increase in time spent on cases and longer times for rendering a final diagnosis, according to a study published online January 21 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  Discuss