The Radiological Society of North America is creating a COVID-19 Imaging Data Repository that will continue to build upon the association’s collection of research and education sources to help combat the global pandemic.
Mike Ryan at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Midwest Healthcare Network—also known as VISN23—is proud of his team’s work on deploying a “deconstructed PACS” across the network’s 11 facilities. Still, Ryan, who is informatics coordinator of the imaging service line, would rather talk about the honor of working with his fellow VA employees to “serve those who have served.”
Market research firm IMV predicts that the volume of clinical PET scans to rise by 6% to 7% again in 2020, a rate of growth that has been consistent since 2013, according to IMV’s 2020 PET Imaging Market Summary Report.
Concerns regarding increasing utilization of non-vascular extremity ultrasound imaging led to the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel to separate a singular billing code into distinct comprehensive and focused examination codes with differential reimbursement.