Radiology private practice shareholder status, explained
May 20, 2021 -- One of the most important factors to consider when joining a private practice radiology group is when you can expect to become a partner. Daniel Corbett of Radiology Business Solutions explains how to manage this transition. Read More
6 ways to address healthcare inequality in radiology
May 19, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has made existing healthcare disparities even more clear, with the brunt of morbidity and mortality being borne by minority patients, those with fewer financial resources, and those without insurance, according to an article published May 15 in Academic Radiology. Read More
What's radiology's 'new normal' post COVID-19?
May 19, 2021 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane, radiologists can begin to consider what will be the "new normal" going forward, according to a talk given May 18 at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists virtual annual meeting. Read More
3 ways radiology can improve patient 'handoffs'
May 12, 2021 -- Radiology "handoffs" -- that is, transitioning patients to other departments or physician teams -- are crucial to effective patient care. But there's room for improvement, according to a study published May 11 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Hospital-based doctors order more inappropriate MRI scans
May 11, 2021 -- The odds of a patient receiving a referral for an inappropriate MRI scan are 26% higher when the patient is referred by a hospital-based primary care physician compared with a doctor in private practice, according to a study published May 3 in Health Affairs. Read More
Benchmarking can help radiology practices evaluate performance
May 11, 2021 -- Benchmarking is a current term used to describe a process that has always been applied but perhaps not in the same way as it is today. Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains some of the key metrics you can use to benchmark your radiology practice. Read More
Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act
May 4, 2021 -- The No Surprises Act will become effective January 1, 2022. This is the first federal regulation protecting patients from receiving unexpected bills, and Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains what it means for radiology practices. Read More
Should radiologists discuss results with patients?
April 26, 2021 -- Both patients and primary care physicians reported an increase in how well patients understood their medical conditions following virtual visits with radiologists in a study presented April 22 at the virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
Radiologists should embrace immediate patient access to reports
April 26, 2021 -- It's time for radiologists to embrace the practice of providing patients with immediate access to their radiology results, according to a presentation at the virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More
Radiology isn't immune to gaslighting -- here's how to cope
April 22, 2021 -- Radiology departments aren't immune to instances of abuse, and gaslighting -- or emotional manipulation of another person -- can be one of them, according to a poster presented at the virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More