Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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Act Now to Help Avert Payment Cuts to Physicians from Medicare

Act Now to Help Avert Payment Cuts to Physicians from Medicare

During the largest healthcare crisis in U.S. history, members of Congress continue to negotiate on an end-of-the-year funding bill that does not address the substantial cuts in Medicare reimbursements to all healthcare providers, scheduled to begin on January 1, 2022. Congress must pass the continuing resolution (CR) before the end of 2021 to provide a…

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Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

A recent study, published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, found that women who experienced out-of-pocket costs for their first screening mammogram were much less likely to have subsequent breast cancer screenings. Researchers wanted to know how out-of-pocket expenses for breast cancer screening impacted women and their decisions to continue mammography and…

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Radiology Board Claim They Are Unable To Reduce Exam Fees

Radiology Board Claim They Are Unable To Reduce Exam Fees

The American Board of Radiology revealed recently that it has experienced “persistent barriers” in preventing them from reducing exam fees following its transition to a virtual test-taking model. The board is making the switch away from in-person certification in 2021 after radiologists demanded alternatives for their safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the “perceived…

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Collaborative Imaging Adds New Partner to Expanding Group

Collaborative Imaging Adds New Partner to Expanding Group

Catawba Radiology joins radiologist-owned alliance’s growing list of partners (Oct 16, 2020) – Collaborative Imaging, a radiologist-owned alliance, announced today the addition of Catawba Radiology to its fast-expanding roster of radiology practice partners. Established in 1950 and based in Hickory, North Carolina, Catawba Radiology is recognized as the top provider of diagnostic imaging and interventional…

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