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Hospital patient scheduling initiative helps radiology
August 3, 2021 -- A global patient scheduling initiative can yield significant improvements in radiology workflow and metrics in hospitals, as well as enhance staff satisfaction, according to a presentation on August 3 at the 2021 AHRA meeting in Nashville, TN. Read More
Regulatory, cybersecurity updates affect radiology practices
August 3, 2021 -- Workforce training and increased security can help radiology practices navigate the legal landscape while continuing to deliver high-quality care, according to a presentation given August 3 at the 2021 AHRA meeting and exposition in Nashville, TN. Read More
LVO stroke patients benefit from going directly to angiography suite
August 2, 2021 -- Patients with suspected large vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke can have better long-term outcomes if they are transferred directly to the angiography suite for diagnosis upon admission, according to research published online August 2 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
Blend form and function in capital projects, expert advises
August 2, 2021 -- With future capital projects, managers need to consider both the physical components of a piece of equipment and its big-picture integration for efficient patient care, staffing, and throughput, according to an August 2 talk at the 2021 AHRA meeting. Read More
For practice success, brush up on your coding
August 2, 2021 -- In the busy day to day of radiology practice, it can be difficult to keep track of key details such as exam coding, according to a presentation delivered August 1 at the 2021 AHRA meeting in Nashville, TN. Read More
Go for gold in continuous performance improvement
August 2, 2021 -- The need to improve performance in healthcare has never been greater: Customers expect more, good employees are hard to find, staff is having to do more with less, and competition is intensifying, according to an August 1 presentation at the 2021 AHRA meeting in Nashville, TN. Read More
Regulatory complexity challenges radiology administrators
August 1, 2021 -- Navigating a radiology department through the many federal regulatory hurdles it faces takes a particular kind of persistence, according to an August 1 presentation at the 2021 AHRA meeting in Nashville, TN. Read More
Healthcare simulation can yield care improvements in radiology
August 1, 2021 -- Healthcare simulation can help radiology departments to understand -- and address -- safety, quality, and efficiency issues for a variety of applications, according to a presentation on August 1 at the 2021 AHRA meeting in Nashville, TN. Read More
Radiology can deliver quality, affordable care with some cleanup
August 1, 2021 -- Redesigning workflow and eliminating wasteful practices can enable radiology departments to provide the highest quality care while remaining financially stable, according to a presentation on August 1 at the AHRA annual meeting. Read More
Out-of-pocket costs may block women from breast MRI
July 30, 2021 -- The threat of out-of-pocket costs from breast MRI may negatively affect women at greater risk of breast cancer, blocking their access to needed care, according to a study published July 28 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read More