The latest on your PPP loan forgiveness
June 10, 2020 -- The U.S. Congress on June 3 passed legislation that modifies some elements of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), designed to provide businesses with relief from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains. Read More
Is there gender bias in videoconferencing?
June 9, 2020 -- The migration from in-person meetings to videoconferencing during the COVID-19 pandemic could be giving men an advantage over women in communicating their ideas and displaying credibility, according to a paper published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. But there are solutions to address this imbalance. Read More
Mednax to sell off radiology business
June 5, 2020 -- Beset by massive declines in procedure volume due to the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare provider Mednax announced June 5 that it is restructuring the company in a plan that includes selling off its radiology business. The company plans to return its focus to pediatrics and obstetrics services. Read More
6 factors will influence radiology's COVID-19 recovery
June 4, 2020 -- Six factors will influence the recovery in medical imaging procedure volume from the lows caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article published June 1 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Radiology confidence plummets in Q2 MICI poll
June 2, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically undercut the confidence that radiology administrators and imaging center directors have in their business prospects for the immediate future, according to second-quarter results in the Medical Imaging Confidence Index (MICI). Read More
Remote reading prepares group for COVID-19 response
June 1, 2020 -- When a radiology group in Northern California "took back the night" by insourcing its overnight teleradiology image interpretation several years ago, it had no idea it was also preparing itself for a more effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jason Wiesner of Sutter Health explains. Read More
How has COVID-19 affected radiology practice?
May 22, 2020 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on how radiology is practiced, from case volume and the scheduling of elective imaging to changes in interventional procedures and offsite workflow, according to four studies published online this month in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Radiology's path to PPP loan forgiveness
May 21, 2020 -- The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan that will have to be repaid by a medical practice with interest unless all or a portion is forgiven. Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners discusses how your radiology practice can meet these requirements. Read More