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Patients are becoming increasingly significant drivers in the evolution of healthcare delivery thanks to easy access to a wealth of online information about the quality and performance of healthcare providers. As healthcare consumers, patients have choices. They look to...
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“Skin marker placement can aid in detection of clinically important imaging finding and technologist training aids increased rates of marker placement and improved correlation. Therefore, marker placement can potentially improve the clinical relevance of knee MRI...
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As of January 2018, Freestanding Ambulatory and Outpatient Hospital surgical centers (OAS) are now participating in reimbursements based on patient satisfaction scores OAS CAHPS (The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory...
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Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine; EMPOWER...
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I began my career at Beekley Medical in 2010 as a member of the sales team, selling one of our CT products, Breeza® flavored beverage. But as a natural leader and with more than 2 decades of retail management behind me, I was ready and able to embrace and grow our...
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  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the biggest thing on the horizon for diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology. It could change the way cancer is detected, diagnosed, and treated. It may even restructure how insurers reimburse treatment centers. But before we tackle...
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The use and benefits of MR-specific skin markers in orthopedic MRI are well known but we often receive questions with regard to their use in breast MRI. Technologists and radiologists often ask about the situations where a skin marker is helpful as well as...
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The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch 22?  Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a policy that withholds a certain percentage of Medicare reimbursement to providers and...
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In mammography, skin tears happen. Some are avoidable, while others are not. If a patient pulls away from the receptor plate too fast after the compression paddle has been released, the breast can stick to the plate and a tear can occur before the technologist can say,...