Category: Management & Staffing

Management & Staffing


For Medicare Reform, 11th-Hour Decision Support

Congress doesn’t always succeed in implementing forward-thinking policy changes. But the recent passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 not only addresses overutilization and rising costs with careful, evidence-based reform, it puts power back in the hands of radiologists.



Indiana Radiology Practice Selects MedInformatix Billing Platform

Imaging provider Radiology of Indiana (ROI) has selected the MedInformatix revenue cycle management solution as its new billing platform. Under the deal, MedInformatix will customize a solution as part of its own enterprise practice management technology suite that meets the requirements of ROI’s busy practice.



Study: High-Dose Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Patients Once Deemed Incurable

In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long oligometastatic patients live and doubles how long they live without cancer. The findings will be presented in a news briefing and the plenary session at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) next week.

Staffing Issue


Teleradiology Provider Enhances Productivity with Konica Minolta PACS

Nine months after the implementation of Exa PACS from Wayne, N.J.-based Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., teleradiology provider Radiology Imaging Solutions, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., one of the state’s largest radiology imaging suppliers, has significantly increased volume and productivity.