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  1. Hospital–Radiologist Alignment: Seven Strategies to Enhance Your Practice’s Value

    ... and not merely optional? The prevailing belief that radiology is supernumerary to patient care is directly related to how value is ... part of monitoring their response to treatment until desired benchmarks are achieved. As Lee & Enzmann describe, “These two measures of ...

    Lisa Laurent, MD, MBA, CPE - Apr 28, 2015

  2. Two Views of Value: The Practice–Hospital Entente and Kaiser Permanente

    What policymakers and payors want from radiology departments is not volume, but value. If radiologists can help ... two very different models—the private practice–hospital collaborative and Kaiser Permanente’s captive-group HMO—to understand how ... group to maintain independence. External and Internal Benchmarks The leadership agreement came just at the time that St ...

    George Wiley - Dec 02, 2013

  3. SIIM: McKesson debuts Radiology Benchmarks Collaborative

    MINNEAPOLIS--McKesson showcased Radiology Benchmarks Collaborative (RBC), an automated benchmarking subscription service, at the ...

    Lisa Fratt - Jun 08, 2010

  4. 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 ...

    Cat Vasko - Oct 27, 2009

  5. 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 ...

    Cat Vasko - Oct 02, 2009

  6. 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 ...

    Cat Vasko - Mar 10, 2013

  7. 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 ...

    Cat Vasko - Dec 14, 2013

  8. 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 ...

    George Wiley - Apr 29, 2010

  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 ...

    Bill Pickart - Nov 17, 2013

  10. Celebrating International Day of Radiology

    International Day of Radiology (IDoR) 2013 internationaldayofradiology.com ... institutions around the world are commemorating historical benchmarks and technological advancements in the field. Originally an ...

    Kathy Mahdoubi - Nov 08, 2013

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