Healthcare Economics & Policy

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Thomas McCaffery noted that he could only provide provisional coverage at this time until federal regulations recommend DBT for breast cancer screening.

Not only is MRI-guided intravenous thrombolysis cost-effective, but the approach offers long-term clinical benefits for stroke patients with no known time of onset.

Healthcare institutions are encountering a growing number of gadolinium deposition disease cases. One expert recently discussed why radiologists should use current data to shed light on the topic and minimize their liability risk.

Among the new appointments is James P. Borgstede, MD, who will serve as president on the society's board.

Hospital radiology departments hoping to survive and thrive in healthcare’s volume-to-value era must get creative—and even somewhat aggressive—about growing their outpatient business.

The “Better and Robust Screening Today Act” would mandate the Department of Defense to cover DBT screenings, a modality lawmakers say is the best tool available for detecting breast cancer.

 

The ruling deemed that the board did not illegally tie its initial radiology certifications to its ongoing Maintenance of Certification program.

The Medscape report surveyed more than 4,300 U.S. physicians across 29 specialities.

Breast density awareness is higher than it was five years ago, but there's much more work to be done, said authors of a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

The Food & Drug Administration issued a recall on Philips’ Forte Gamma Camera System Monday, Nov. 4, saying it could cause serious injury or possibly death.  

The ACR was "disappointed" in the final rules, while SNMMI said the changes were "good news" for nuclear medicine.

With the announcement, the AMA will add two category III CPT codes to report “wound bacterial localization and treatment” beginning July 1 of next year.