Healthcare Economics & Policy

“If these millions of MRIs were re-read by board-certified radiologists, the true scale of this tragedy would become clear,” according to the lawsuit reported on by WCPO Cincinnati.

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) released a statement Sep. 12, announcing their support of a new bill that would create regulations and licensure for medical imaging and radiation professionals.

The FDA has cleared GE Healthcare’s Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms built into a mobile x-ray machine, according to a Sept. 12 statement.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) was picked by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to train physicians to classify pneumoconiosis on chest x-rays, a specialist otherwise known as a “B Reader.”

Multiple nuclear medicine and cardiology groups are working to oppose potential cuts to myocardial PET scans that were made possible by the CMS 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, according to a joint statement.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has updated its recommendations for using radiation therapy to treat patients with diagnosed pancreatic cancer.

A new survey from AMGA found that physician compensation increased in 2018, but diagnostic radiologists didn’t experience that same bump.

The FDA released a statement, Thursday, Aug. 29, recommending duodenoscope manufacturers and health care facilities begin transitioning to new, innovate scopes that are less risky to patients.

A new report from Reuters asserts that Philips Healthcare knew of suspicious medical equipment sales to government officials in Brazil years before the scheme was uncovered in May.

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has published an open letter Aug. 19, explaining its decision earlier this year to recommend against gonadal and fetal shielding during x-ray exams.

RSNA is launching a new Global Learning Centers (GLC) program focused on improving radiology education and patient care in low- or middle-income countries across the world.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) submitted comments Aug. 12 to CMS indicating its support for reducing administrative burden through the Patients over Paperwork initiative.