June 21st, 2019

Improving quality in radiology

What is quality in healthcare? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), quality is “the extent to which healthcare services provided to individuals and patient populations improve desired health outcomes. In order to achieve this, healthcare must be safe, effective, timely, efficient, equitable and people-centered.”

February 15th, 2019

Hospital leaders: Are the right radiologists reviewing your imaging studies?

Healthcare spending in the United States totaled $74.6 billion in 1970. By 2000, expenditures reached nearly $1.4 trillion. And by 2017, health spending swelled to $3.5 trillion. One root cause of these ballooning costs? A recent Journal of the American Medical Association study points the finger at imaging.

May 14th, 2018

Building a patient-centered imaging network

Accelerating the shift from volume to value with a virtual radiology archive

The future of medicine is all about putting the patient front and center in the clinical experience — and radiology is leading the way.

May 7th, 2018

Considering a radiology change in 2018? 3 ways to ensure a smooth transition

“A year for resilience amid uncertainty.”[1]

December 27th, 2017

Radiology woes? The culprit may be cultural, not clinical

Inconsistency, a lack of specialization, poor communication and other telltale signs of an underperforming radiology department can affect an entire hospital. Perhaps most surprising is just how common these issues are. Roughly half of referring physicians say a lack of dialogue with radiologists results in “a barrier to providing the best care possible,” according to an American College of Radiology (ACR) survey.1