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January 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Radiologists to be affected by 2011 Fee Schedule Changes

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- 2011 Fee Schedule Changes to Impact Radiologists



By Tim Stampp, MBA | January 28, 2011



Just when we thought it was safe to go back in the water…



President Obama’s signing of the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 (MMEA) in December 2010 essentially delayed the much talked about 23 percent reduction to the Medicare Conversion Factor for physician payments associated with the sustainable growth rate formula.…



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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on January 31, 2011 at 2:16am — No Comments

Siemens Announcement: "Who Inspires You?"

In celebration of the launch of the MAMMOMAT® Inspiration, Siemens new full-field digital mammography system, the company announces the “Who Inspires You?” contest. The winning hospital or imaging center will receive a brand new MAMMOMAT Inspiration and five runners-up will receive a $10,000 voucher toward the… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on January 27, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Image Wisely™ Initiative to Optimize Radiation Dose Used in Adult Medical Imaging Reaches 2,000 Pledge Milestone



Washington, DC - January 13, 2011 — More than 2,000 medical imaging providers have already taken the Image Wisely™ pledge to optimize radiation dose used in performing medical imaging on adult patients.



"The tremendous early response to the Image Wisely campaign demonstrates the positive impact of… Continue

Added by Member Services on January 13, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments

WHITIA Announces Launch of Healthy Communities Initiative and Selection of Alivio Medical Center as Its First U.S. Project Site

CHICAGO, IL, January 12, 2011—WHITIA, a global non-profit social venture focused on bringing affordable healthcare technologies to medical facilities in limited-resource areas, today announced the launch of its Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI). Through HCI, WHITIA will help urban and rural community health centers obtain essential healthcare technologies such as digital X-ray and telemedicine systems. WHITIA’s first HCI project will be a digital X-ray installation at Alivio Medical Center,… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on January 12, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

FEMOROACETABULAR CONFLICT (FAC)

HI

I AM STILL IMPRESSED WITH THE INCIDENCE OF MISSED FAC IN DAILY PRACTICE

WHAT ABOUT YOURS?

 

HIGHLY AGRESSIVE PATHOLOGY  EASY TO DETECT:

 

1. ON COR / HUMP / LABRAL TEAR  / COXA PROFUNDA  CARTILAGE LOSS ( BIPOLAR)

 

2. ON AX  / ANTERIOR HUMP…

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Added by BERNARD WIRTH on January 1, 2011 at 7:57am — No Comments

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