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The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute studies 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 provides a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources. Read the 2016 Neiman Institute Annual Report.

Press Releases

March 14, 2018

Unique Beneficiaries & Radiology Characteristics

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study compares the number of unique Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries served by radiologists and other physicians and identifies characteristics of radiologists serving the most number of unique patients. Read More

March 1, 2018

Radiologists Referrers for MSK Imaging

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute™ study analyzes the specialty characteristics of providers referring musculoskeletal (MSK) extremity examinations to radiologist, in order to better understand drivers of MSK imaging utilization and to potentially improve appropriateness. Read More

February 23, 2018

Interventional Radiologists & Opioid Prescriptions

A new research study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute assesses the opioid prescribing behavior of US interventional radiologists (IRs). The study found that IRs’ opioid prescribing varies significantly based on both physician and practice characteristics. Read More

February 5, 2018

Utilization of Pre-Biopsy Prostate MRI

A new research study assesses the changing utilization of pre-biopsy prostate MRI in Medicare beneficiaries. The study found that pre-biopsy MRI utilization rates increased sharply by 2015 from earlier minimal usage. Read More

January 19, 2018

Electronic Data Sharing and Patient Outcomes

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study evaluates the association between hospitals sharing of electronic health records (EHR) diagnosis information and hospital quality using Hospital Compare scores. Read More

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Upcoming Events

May 20, 2018

Unique Medicare Beneficiaries Served by Radiologists: Which of Us “Touch” the Most Patients?

RSNA 2018 | Visit Website

June 2, 2018

Use and Usefulness of Emergency Neuroimaging

ASNR 56th Annual Meeting | Visit Website

June 3, 2018

Panel Discussion

ASNR 56th Annual Meeting | Visit Website

June 4, 2018

Harvey Neiman Health Policy Institute Update on Resources for Radiologists Participating in a APM

ASNR 56th Annual Meeting | Visit Website

June 24, 2018

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Tort Reforms and Hospital Imaging Utilization

AcademyHealth | Visit Website
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Past Events

April 6, 2018

Evidence Based Advocacy: Radiology’s Big Data Imperative

RBMA PARADIGM 2018 | Visit Website

March 21, 2018

Public Reporting and Self-Regulation: Hospital Compare’s Effect on Brain and Sinus Computed Tomography Utilization

National Dong Hwa University | Visit Website

February 27, 2018

Where do Radiologists Fit in the Shift from Volume to Value?

South Coast Radiology Society (Santa Barbara, CA)

January 21, 2018

How Research on Health Policy Translates to Change in Policy

CRS & LARS 70th Annual Midwinter Radiology & Radiation Oncology Conference | Visit Website

January 21, 2018

What is the Neiman Policy Institute and How can its Tools be used to Understand Radiology Utilization and Payment

CRS & LARS 70th Annual Midwinter Radiology & Radiation Oncology Conference | Visit Website
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