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September 2011 Blog Posts (4)

New National Poll: 89 Percent of Women Said Mammograms Vital to Their Health

Reston, VA (Sept. 27, 2011) – According to a recent poll of 1,000 American voters conducted for the American College of Radiology, nearly 9-in-10 women reported that having a regular mammogram gave them a feeling of control over their own health care. Nearly 90 percent of women who had a mammogram considered mammograms important to their health and well-being.

 

The poll, conducted Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, also showed that…
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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 27, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Radiologic Technologists Face a very Tough Job Market

Radiographers Face Ever-Tightening Job Market



Radiography job vacancy rates have fallen for the eighth year in a row, and now stand at just 2 percent, according to a new American Society for Radiologic Technologists survey.



The vacancy rate represents the number of positions that are open and actively being recruited. While the radiographer vacancy rate this year was on a par with the 2.1 percent rate reported in the 2010 ASRT survey, the rate has steadily dropped from… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 10, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

ACR to CMS: Remove Professional Component Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction from Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule

ACR to CMS: Remove Professional Component Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction from Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule



In comments on the 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, the American College of Radiology told the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that a proposed multiple… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 6, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Hospitals Encouraged to Consider Value-Added Service of Hospital-Based Radiology Groups

Hospitals Encouraged to Consider Value-Added Service of Hospital-Based Radiology Groups



Hospital executives should consider the value-added services of hospital-based radiology groups before allowing radiology departments to be taken over by teleradiologists or other specialists, according to an article in the September 2011 issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology a href="http://www.jacr.org/">http://www.jacr.org/> .



Although imaging has… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 1, 2011 at 2:59pm — 1 Comment

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