Radiation Oncology Leaders Sound Alarm on New CMS Payment Model
Radiation Oncology Leaders Sound Alarm on New CMS Payment Model

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began exploring the concept of an episode-based payment methodology for radiation oncology services in 2014, oncology providers immediately expressed their concerns. They were wary about the real-world feasibility of such a payment model and the adverse consequences it could have on patient…

Beth Kyle

Beth Kyle

Product Manager

Patient Callbacks in MRI Due to Miscommunication Largely Preventable
Patient Callbacks in MRI Due to Miscommunication Largely Preventable

Patient callbacks are sometimes unavoidable in MRI, but a majority of callbacks are preventable. Improving communication between clinicians and technologists could decrease patient callbacks for a rescan and protect department revenues. The average cost of an MRI scan can be between $375 and $1,600; but a second scan is not typically covered by…

Jonathan McCullough

Jonathan McCullough

Product Manager

Strategies for Reducing Patient Anxiousness in the Biopsy Suite
Strategies for Reducing Patient Anxiousness in the Biopsy Suite

Rewinding back to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, screening mammograms were delayed due to many breast centers temporarily closing their doors.

Melissa Vibberts

Melissa Vibberts

Director of Brand Management

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Radiation Oncology Leaders Sound Alarm on New CMS Payment Model
When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began exploring the concept of an episode-based payment methodology for radiation oncology services in 2014, oncology providers immediately...
Patient Callbacks in MRI Due to Miscommunication Largely Preventable
Patient callbacks are sometimes unavoidable in MRI, but a majority of callbacks are preventable. Improving communication between clinicians and technologists could decrease patient callbacks for a...
Strategies for Reducing Patient Anxiousness in the Biopsy Suite
Rewinding back to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, screening mammograms were delayed due to many breast centers temporarily closing their doors.
Why Mark Moles in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis? A Radiologist Perspective
Over the past few months, we have introduced Dr. Joseph C. Benjamin, specialist in breast imaging and lead interpreting physician for mammography within the Mercy Health system in Ohio.
Imaging Professionals Discuss Patient Stabilization, Motion Artifact, and Infection Control in CT and MRI
The goal for every imaging department is to obtain an optimal patient image for accurate diagnosis. Involuntary patient motion becomes the department’s enemy as the slightest wiggle causes...
Clinical Aromatherapy in Labor & Delivery
Women use aromatherapy / essential oils for many reasons as a holistic approach to self-care. Aromatherapy can help relax a woman through times of anxiousness, during pain, and sleeplessness.  
Why Mark Nipples in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
We introduced Dr. Joseph C. Benjamin, specialist in breast imaging and lead interpreting physician for mammography within the Mercy Health system in Ohio in a previous blog post regarding the...
Corporate Wellness Programs an Investment in a Company’s Greatest Assets
Explore a different culture, try at least 2 fruits or vegetables that you’ve never tried before, perform 3 acts of kindness this week. These are just a few of the weekly challenges that...
Is Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy Treatment the Future for Treating Breast Cancer?
As someone whose father has gone through conventional external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), I can tell you that the physical and emotional toll it takes on patients and their caregivers is no easy...
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