Why compile a list of the 50 largest radiology practices? We acknowledge that the list is far from complete, and that there may be some inconsistencies in the way that respondents answered the questions. Some radiology groups chose not to respond, and some may not have been aware that the survey was being done, so they are not included in the list.
The aftershocks of the reimbursement decreases from the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 are beginning to be seen. Combined with other marketplace events, this is leading to interesting times in the radiology business. Some of the forces of change that are creating the tremors are well known: reimbursement cuts, the publishing of imaging prices, the