Performing a chest, abdomen, or pelvis scan in these individuals led to a diagnosis in nearly half of all cases, experts reported in Emergency Radiology.
The Virginia Board of Medicine approved the surrender on Wednesday, leaving the former owner of Allison Breast Center unable to practice medicine.
Across age, gender and practice size, billed work for nearly 85% of general radiologists is primarily within two or more particular subspecialty areas, with few rads working exclusively within one subspecialty.
Spotting and removing retained surgical items as early as possible can help prevent potentially lethal complications.
The coalition recently urged stakeholders to support the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics Act of 2021, which would update “arcane” payment policies.
The average person passed up six places offering cheaper scans compared to where they ultimately received treatment, but experts say providers and insurers are partially to blame.
As part of the pilot, the house of mouse will create original animation featuring some of its most famous characters: Ariel, Marvel’s Avengers, Mickey Mouse, and others