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 - Claudette Lew
Collaborations for independence
Jul 23, 2014 - The new world order in radiology is much more about collaboration than independence, or rather, collaboration to retain independence. More and more, radiologists need to function as consultants, collaborating with other healthcare colleagues to increase their value through their...
 - Carlos Zarazua
Sound practices in imaging valuations: What a realistic buyer/seller would do
Sponsored by: VMG
Jul 23, 2014 - The final rule for the 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which was released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in November, announced significant reductions in reimbursement for imaging-heavy specialties, and these reimbursement cuts will have major effects...
 - Chris Pierce, Director Business Development, Zotec Partners
Best practices in mitigating the impacts of the increasing self-pay population
Sponsored by: Zotec
Jul 23, 2014 - As healthcare evolves, so too must healthcare consumers, providers, and payors. Healthcare consumers have increased access to coverage through the new health law, as well as through cooperative efforts between employers, providers, and payors to provide more affordable coverage. Many...
 - CT Scanner with patient
Achieving personalized care delivery using standardized protocols: Sectra DoseTrack at UHCMC
Sponsored by: Sectra
Jul 23, 2014 - A year into implementing a better method to track and report patient radiation dose and the team at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) in Cleveland says they are on the right track. The center of UHCMC’s dose tracking and reporting is Sectra Dose Track™, the dose-...
 - Radiology general
Hill Country practice is PACS-flavored success story
Sponsored by: Konica Minolta
Jul 23, 2014 - Nine years ago, when radiologist Kevin Barker, MD, joined the solo practice of Dr. Anson Cone, Community Radiology Associates (CRA) covered one imaging center and one rural hospital, and enjoyed high regard from referring physicians in the Texas Hill Country, a vast, 25-county region...
 - AHRA 2014 Annual Meeting
AHRA 2014 Annual Meeting
Jul 23, 2014 - August 10-13, 2014 Washington, DC
AAPC 2014 Regional Conference
Jul 23, 2014 - September 18-20, 2014 Anaheim, CA
AAPC 2014 Regional Conference
Jul 23, 2014 - August 28-30, 2014 Chicago, IL  
 - Insurance Premium Hikes
Most HIX consumers will incur steep premium hikes in 2015
Jul 23, 2014 - As the Department of Health and Human Services prepares for year two of the federal health insurance exchange (HIX), it recently announced plans for an automated re-enrollment process.
 - High Deductibles
Many who signed up don’t understand coverage, surprised by high deductibles
Jul 23, 2014 - The Obama Administration reports more than eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the new healthcare law, but many of those newly insured are confused. Responses like this are common: “I have my card, now what?” or “I pay my premium, why am I getting a bill?”
 - Confused Over Healthcare Costs and Bills
Many healthcare consumers surprised and confused by out-of-pocket costs and bills
Jul 23, 2014 - Radiology groups are continuously being required to run their businesses more efficiently due to the current healthcare environment, in which reimbursements are declining and consumers are shouldering more of their own healthcare expenses under the new healthcare law.
 - caution
Rising imaging use among the commercially insured signals utilization challenges ahead
Jul 23, 2014 - While studies using Medicare Part B data indicate a decline in outpatient imaging utilization in recent years, a new study suggests a different trend in the commercially insured patient population.
 - seattle
RBMA Fall Educational Conference 2014
Jul 23, 2014 - October 19-21 Seattle, WA