Radiology Payment Adjustments to Decrease in 2020

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their revised fee schedule at the end of July, and it includes cuts in reimbursements for radiology in 2020. The proposed reductions include: -1% for Diagnostic Radiology -2% for Interventional Radiology Nuclear medicine would see a 1% increase, however, and there is no projected change […]

AI Helps to Close the Follow-up Loop

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has sparked a lot of debate in the healthcare industry. There are skeptics who feel that AI will never be able to competently replace the human element.

MagView Joins Forces with Hologic

Burtonsville, MD — MagView is pleased to announce a partnership with Hologic to develop advanced software solutions for breast imaging providers.  Through this partnership, MagView and Hologic will jointly develop the Hologic Unifi EQUIP product, which will help facilities improve image quality, and manage the FDA EQUIP inspection process.

Recent Study Shows Reduction in Lung Cancer Mortality Rates with CT Screening

A recent update to the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) showed a sustained reduction in mortality rates from CT lung screening 12 years after the initial screening exam. The study was released in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology on June 28, 2019. The NLST randomized high-risk current and former smokers to three annual screens with […]

Georgia Breast Density Law – How Will You Comply?

The state of Georgia became the 38th state to enact a breast tissue density law. The bill, also known as “Margie’s Law,” states that all mammography providers must include updated information about density to patients with dense breast tissue.

ACR & SBI Rebuff New ACP Guidelines

ACR & SBI Rebuff the ACP’s New Breast Cancer Guidelines

The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) recently rebuffed the new breast cancer screening guidelines as outlined by the American College of Physicians (ACP). In one of their statements, the ACP now recommends that patients seek biennial screening starting at age 50, instead of annual screening starting at age 40. […]

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