Combination CT Scans Get Mixed Reviews
Soon after Chedekel’s article was published, The Association of Healthcare Journalists, a professional organization for healthcare reporters, picked up the story. No doubt reporters will be checking CT scan rates at their own local hospitals, too.
It might be a good time to assess the number of combination scans at your own facility—and at the very least be prepared to talk to the press about the benefits of modern imaging.
For more recent news about imaging, read CDS Reduces Rate of Imaging Test Orders by 25% in Study and Medical Imaging Study Flags Portable Media Problems.
- CMS Sets 2014 Pay Rates for Hospital Outpatient and Physician Services
- FDA hopes hospitals will switch to newly regulated pharmacies
- Not-for-Profit Hospitals Find Opportunity Amid Uncertainty
- The Most Polarizing Topics in Healthcare IT
- The 5 Biggest Healthcare Finance Trouble Spots
- New G-Code to Pay Doctors for Broad Array of Non-Face-to-Face Care
- Why You Should Involve Patients in Nursing Handoffs
- States Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Forgo Billions in Federal Funds
- How CPOE Will Make Healthcare Smarter
- Safety Net Executives Renew Call to Preserve DSH Payments