Breast cancer incidence to increase by 2040, but not mortality
April 7, 2021 -- Breast cancer incidence will likely grow over the next two decades in the U.S., although mortality rates for the disease will decrease, according to a study on changes in cancer incidence and death published April 7 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Is media coverage of mammography biased toward optimism?
April 5, 2021 -- New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that media coverage about screening tests such as 3D mammography overstates benefits while downplaying harms and ignoring conflicts of interest. Read More
Top 10 tips for newly graduated radiologists
April 5, 2021 -- Becoming an independent radiologist can be a difficult transition for newly graduated residents and fellows. But there are ways to prepare for that first job, according to an article published March 30 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Federal programs to assist radiology practices during the pandemic
April 5, 2021 -- At around this time last year, we were beginning to learn about the various ways medical practices could make use of federal programs to help keep them afloat through the COVID-19 pandemic. One year later, Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners offers a review. Read More
How can access to CT lung cancer screening be improved?
April 1, 2021 -- Researchers are sounding the alarm yet again that access and adherence to CT lung cancer screening must be improved, according to two studies published March 30 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society and the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Update on Medicare's Quality Payment Program
March 29, 2021 -- Medicare's Quality Payment Program continues to be modified due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Erin Stephens of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains how to follow all the changes. Read More
CT exam encounters could boost colorectal cancer screening
March 25, 2021 -- Patients who are getting general CT exams could also be offered the opportunity for colorectal cancer screening, thus improving colon screening rates, according to a study published in the May-June issue of Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
I'm working my tail off but not getting any work done (Part 2 of 3)
March 25, 2021 -- Do you feel like you're busier than ever, but you're not getting anything done? Radiologist Dr. Roy Kwak has felt that way too, and he explains why in the second part of a three-part series. Read More
E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology
March 22, 2021 -- Understanding the nuances of evaluation and management (E/M) service billing will allow interventional radiology practices to maximize revenue from patient interactions surrounding interventional procedures. Erin Stephens of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains. Read More
How has COVID-19 affected publishing for female radiologists?
March 18, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't appear to have negatively affected the quantity of radiology papers published by women -- rates of publication did not change between the years 2018 and 2020, according to a study published March 16 in Radiology. Read More