Despite COVID-19, MICI respondents say imaging will remain profitable
April 19, 2021 -- Radiology administrators and imaging managers appear confident that their operations will maintain or increase growth in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as they continue to express concern about how study volume will rebound, according to the Medical Imaging Confidence Index (MICI). Read More
When should radiologists consider moving to independent practice?
April 16, 2021 -- The transition from radiology training to independent practice can be an exhilarating yet challenging phase of one's career journey. In a new article in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, Dr. Amy Patel and colleagues offer some advice. Read More
I'm working my tail off but not getting any work done (Part 3 of 3)
April 16, 2021 -- Do you feel like you're busier than ever, but you're not getting anything done? Radiologist Dr. Roy Kwak wraps up his three-part series on productivity in radiology with this article. Read More
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