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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

May 29, 2019

New Study Evaluates Transcatheter Dialysis Conduit Procedures Over 15 Years

A new research study by Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute found that utilization of invasive procedures on hemodialysis conduits—artificially constructed shuts used by many individuals who require dialysis—increased markedly from 2001 through 2015 for nephrologists and declined for radiologists. The study is published online in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR). Read More

May 17, 2019

New Study Examines Head-CT Examination & Patient Complexity

Computed tomography (CT) of the head uses special x-ray equipment to help assess head injuries, dizziness, and other symptoms of the brain. This new study, published online in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, evaluates the complexity of patients undergoing head-CT examinations. Read More

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Upcoming Events

October 22, 2019

Should Hospitals Incentivize and Influence Physicians’ Diagnostic Imaging Decisions?

Informs Annual Meeting | Visit Website

November 4, 2019

Payments, Access, and Regulation: Provider Participation and Behavior in U.S. Health Care Markets

Thomas Jefferson University Department of Radiology Grand Rounds (Philadelphia, PA) | Visit Website

November 4, 2019

Disparities in Access to Advanced Medical Imaging in Rural and Critical Access Hospitals in the United States

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA) | Visit Website

December 3, 2019

Beyond Cost: Bringing Value to Patients and Health Systems in Radiology

RSNA Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

December 3, 2019

Variations in Medicare Imaging: A Data-driven Approach

RSNA Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website
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Past Events

October 17, 2019

Measuring the Value of Radiology and Radiologists

Memorial Sloan Kettering, Annual Selby Lecture

October 12, 2019

Radiology’s Cost Conundrum: Who Pays?

Washington State Radiological Society (Seattle, WA) | Visit Website

October 4, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Physician Performance: New Metrics for New Imperatives

Massachusetts Radiological Society and New England RBMA | Visit Website

September 28, 2019

General Radiologist…or Staff Sergeant?

Pennsylvania Radiological Society | Visit Website

July 25, 2019

Webinar: Translating Research to Evidence-based Health Policy

Online | Visit Website
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