Unmet needs birth a new breed of radiology partner: The story behind Collaborative Imaging

Unmet needs birth a new breed of radiology partner: The story behind Collaborative Imaging

  Jessica Kania | September 01, 2022 | Radiology Business Journal This is the story of how Texas Radiology Associates’ Managing Partner Ted Wen, MD, along with his board devised a plan to utilize expensive, top-tier technologies without having to turn to private equity. In the process, they started Collaborative Imaging—an industry-revolutionizing disruptor that’s helping rad practices across the U.S.…

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The Future of Amyloid-fighting Drugs Alzheimer’s Disease and Radiology

The Future of Amyloid-fighting Drugs Alzheimer's Disease and Radiology

In the next few years, expect amyloid-fighting drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease to be an emerging category of more commonly-used monoclonal antibodies. Researchers, led by Petrice Cogswell, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, recommend that both neuroradiologists and general radiologists become familiar with the treatment-related side effects caused by amyloid-related imaging abnormalities (ARIAs). The researchers’…

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CT Scan Usage Dramatically Increases in ED

CT Scan Usage Dramatically Increases in ED

A recent study published August 23 in the American Journal of Roentgenology noted a significant increase in utilization of chest and abdominopelvic CT scans in emergency departments from 2011 to 2018. According to a team led by Dr. Ninad Salastekar of Emory University in Atlanta, the reasons are uncertain. The study provoked questions regarding overuse…

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Surprise Billing Regulations Finalized

Surprise Billing Regulations Finalized

On August 19, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its final rules related to the Surprise Billing act. These rules clarify specific requirements under the July 2021 interim rules regarding information that group health plans and health insurance companies offering group or individual health insurance coverage must share about the qualifying payment…

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