IMAGING BLOG

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Happy New Year – Imaging Reimbursements Take Another Hit

With the drop of the New Year’s ball – it’s the end of the road for both analog radiographic film based imaging and computed radiography (CR) systems which are memorialized in the U.S. Government’s 21st Century Cures Act and its rolling into the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016” which was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.

Partnerships

You will often hear a salesman talk about partnerships with the hospital or imaging center. They are all smiles and desire nothing more than to be your best friend. However, if you take the time and look at what they are selling, it is a diode agreement.

The Challenges of a PM Specialist

There are certain challenges facing the imaging community in general, and while some of these impact the development and implementation of a PM specialist, the single biggest challenge may be finding an individual with enough experience to fill the position without a...

Implementation of the PM Specialist

The reason to have a specialist, in any organization, is to save money or meet a regulation that would otherwise not be met. The PM Specialist is no different. The most highly regulated items tend to be the most expensive and the largest gross income generating...

Building the Future of Imaging

When someone mentions building the future of imaging, there is often a mental image of an engineer deep in the bowels of some secret location devising ways to make service of imaging equipment as difficult as possible. It would not be unreasonable to assume that the...