The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute will study the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research will provide a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources.

About the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute will study the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research will provide a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources. Read More

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January 13, 2015 in Commentary

The Cost of Thrift: Utilization of Imaging by Advanced Practice Clinicians

In his popular tome, Innovator’s Prescription, Clayton Christensen proposes several cures to healthcare’s cost disease, known as disruptive innovations. One is the replacement of physicians by advanced practice clinicians (APCs). That is by nurse practitioners and physician assistants. APCs meet the requirements for Christenson’s disruptive innovators: they cost less (than physicians) and are good enough. Read More