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June 11, 2018
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June 4, 2018
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Head Injuries and Cirrhosis: Does everyone need a CT Scan?

The decision of whether or not to image a patient with a head injury has significant implications—for the patient and the urgent care provider. Understanding which patients are at greatest risk for serious head injury, indications for testing, and options for management/disposition is essential.

 

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June 4, 2018
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The Top 3 Digital Health Trends to Watch In 2018

Digital health broke out in 2017. We saw more investment than ever before: Over $4.7 billion flowed into a record number of companies. While these record-breaking investments underscore the enthusiasm for new digital health solutions, another revolution was quietly happening just outside the spotlight.

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May 5, 2018
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Technologists can interpret chest x-rays as well as radiologists

With the appropriate amount of education and training, technologists can interpret chest x-rays with the same level of diagnostic accuracy and quality as radiologists, according to a study published May 1 in Academic Radiology.

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May 3, 2018
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Jefferson Health, AHRA exec on medical device tariffs and the ‘commoditization’ of imaging

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive memo imposing tariffs on Chinese imports, including many imaging-related devices. Estimates claim the impact on the device industry may range from $1.5 billion to $5 billion a year. Imaging has also been the focus of headlines as several hospitals have filed lawsuits against Anthem’s new outpatient imaging and emergency department (ED) reimbursement policies.

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April 25, 2018
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A Tool to Meet the Needs of Radiology’s Future

The American College of Radiology (ACR) National Radiology Data Registry (NRDR®) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. We’re proud to have helped tens of thousands of ACR members and their practices improve care over the past decade—and we’re not letting up.

This is a particularly interesting time in radiology. Significant change is coming over the next decade with respect to how we use quality measures to improve not only patient care and safety, but also reimbursement, accreditation and other aspects of our work.

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April 14, 2018
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A Four-Step Process to Generate Continuous Referrals

A funnel of referrals is the lifeblood of every orthopedic surgeon, and your practice needs loyal referral sources in order to fill that funnel on a continual basis. Here are four steps every orthopedic practice can take to build that foundation.

March 28, 2018
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The Most Innovative Digital Marketing Strategies to Increase Orthopaedic Patient Volume

Gold Medical Marketing CEO, Daniel Goldberg, discusses one of the most popular topics among orthopaedic executives -€“ how to properly market your practice and generate new patients.  

 

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March 5, 2018
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Patient satisfaction is more important than ever—but is quality at stake?

The introduction of curved mammography paddles to the medical market in 2017 was explosive—the new paddles, designed to ease women’s breast pain during the exam, were soon the subject of CNBC interviews and Shape magazine articles. Manufacturers have claimed the curved paddles “deliver a more comfortable mammogram without compromising image quality, workflow or dose,” but a pair of Colorado-based clinicians are questioning that.

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January 31, 2018
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When providers in the same system share radiology reports with EHRs, patients benefit

Healthcare providers are being asked more and more to share diagnostic data through electronic health records (EHRs), but what kind of impact can that have on patient outcomes?

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