Associated Imaging Services (AIS) Office Manager Carla Lippoldt is the glue that helps hold the organization together.
As difficult as 2020 was for health care workers and the facilities that employed them amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the year that followed was, in many respects, even harder.
A new study suggests that patients with negative RT-PCR tests who are suspected of having COVID-19 may benefit from chest computed tomography (CT), which could help identify early stages of the disease. Chest computed tomography (CT) could be beneficial along with RT-PCR testing in diagnosing COVID-19 for patients in whom the disease is suspected, according to a recently published study.
The global radiology as a service market size is expected to reach USD 4.7 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 20.3% over the forecast period, according to the report.
Cybersecurity and safety have become major issues in global healthcare, and it's vital to address these topics because any radiology department or practice can easily become the victim of an attack, experts told RSNA 2021 attendees at a special session. "We are at a crossroads," said Joshua Corman, chief strategist for COVID-19, healthcare, and public safety at the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
RSNA is teaming up with RadSite, a leading accreditation organization for advanced diagnostic imaging, to pilot the RSNA Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA) Profile for fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT imaging. This Profile provides both qualitative and quantitative data for single-time-point and multi-time-point comparative assessments covering the full spectrum of oncology therapy, including diagnosis, prognosis, staging and treatment efficacy.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Final Rule. The final rule delays, for the fourth time, the "payment penalty phase" of the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) policy until January 1, 2023 or the first January after the Public Health Emergency (PHE) ends, whichever comes later.
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