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Gearing up for Medicare’s imaging decision support requirements

Buried in the federal regulations describing Medicare’s Appropriate Use Criteria Program, which launches January 1, is a pertinent detail: The immediate financial burden of noncompliance with Medicare’s diagnostic imaging requirements will fall squarely on providers that furnish these tests. Yes, that means radiology practices and hospital radiology departments, and not ordering providers. For now, 2020… Read More »

Partners aims to streamline imaging with single radiology system

Partners HealthCare is taking steps to streamline its imaging systems by implementing an integrated enterprise imaging platform. The move will reduce a multiplicity of radiology platforms that have been in use at Partners facilities, its executives say. Partners has signed a contract with Visage Imaging, a San Diego-based vendor that’s a wholly owned subsidiary of… Read More »