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  1. RBMA Spring Summit Roundtable: Imaging and the IHN

    ... Integrated Health Network” was presented at the RBMA 2012 Radiology Summit in Orlando, Florida. This discussion has been excerpted from ... Proval: On the inpatient side, are specific cost-containment benchmarks being set at the executive level or are practices being hit, across ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  2. Grand Junction: The Role of Radiology in an Integrated Delivery System

    ... that supports a strong medical community, and it has a collaborative spirit among the community and its health care providers that has ... lowering systemwide costs while meeting or exceeding quality benchmarks. RMHP reserves 10% to 15% from each MCPIPA physician’s ... incentive fund.” Joe Cruz, MD, medical director of radiology at St Mary’s, notes that MCPIPA specialists (including ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  3. Emerging Practice Models in Radiology: Patient-centered Imaging

    ... to patients? As an emerging practice model, patient-centered radiology has a nice ring to it, but as Greg Thomson, CPA, executive vice ... and satisfaction. “Radiology groups are beginning to test benchmarks, agreeing to increase their patient-satisfaction scores by a certain ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  4. The Top Five Medical Imaging IT Projects of 2010

    When Radiology Business Journal was founded four years ago, it was with the ... and went live in October and November 2010, was a highly collaborative effort by members of NYU Langone Medical Center’s department of ... indicators, as well as to understand deviations from our benchmarks.” Other related initiatives underway include using the system to ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  5. Emerging Practice Models in Radiology: Patient-centered Imaging

    ... first in a four-part series on emerging practice models for radiology. The theme of 2012’s annual RSNA meeting in Chicago, ... and satisfaction. “Radiology groups are beginning to test benchmarks, agreeing to increase their patient-satisfaction scores by a certain ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  6. Grand Junction: Radiology and the IDN

    ... a bonus payment—provided they have met or exceeded quality benchmarks. Kevin Fitzgerald, MD, chief medical officer of RMHP, says, ... change every couple of years." Each week, hospital radiology staff and leaders meet to discuss issues that include improving ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  7. ACOs: A Concept in Motion

    ... in play and health-care systems assessing their ACO needs, radiology practices should waste no time in securing a seat at the table. ... safety, preventive health, and at-risk population health. Benchmarks will be distributed at the start of the first year, and failure to ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  8. Value-based Purchasing: What It Means for Performance Evaluation

    For the past few decades, radiology providers have survived (and succeeded) in a volume-driven healthcare ... As healthcare shifts from an autonomous practice model to collaborative models like accountable care organizations and medical homes, ... indicators. There are no well-established or long-term benchmarks for group quality measures,” explains Javitt. Nor is there a ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:34

  9. Surmounting the Challenges of Radiology-group Affiliation to Achieve Sustainability

    ... this publication, I spoke of an emerging business model for radiology practices that want to maintain their independence while making the ... greatly enrich any newly established clinical protocols and benchmarks, but the data will take time to distill.   Establishing ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  10. Strategic Radiology: 15 Practices Align for Strength

    ... “I’m the 50,000-foot guy.” Van Moore chairs Strategic Radiology, LLC, a consortium of 15 major radiology groups linked to pursue cost ... instance, only for itself, but eventually, cross-practice benchmarks will be established, and groups will be able to query one ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

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