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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

January 24, 2019

Bundle Payment Model Analysis of Emerging Breast Cancer Screening

Bundled payments have been touted as mechanisms to optimize quality and costs. A prior feasibility study evaluating bundled payments for screening mammography episodes predated widespread adoption of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). A new study, published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), explores an episodic bundled payment model for breast cancer screening that reflects the emerging widespread adoption of DBT. Read More

January 9, 2019

The Decline of Radiology Trainee Exposure to Invasive Procedures

As interventional radiology (IR) evolves as a distinct specialty from diagnostic radiology (DR), the central and ongoing role of diagnostic radiologists in performing certain invasive radiological procedures could have important patient access implications. This study, published online in the JACR, characterizes longitudinal changes in radiology trainees’ exposure to invasive image-guided procedures. Read More

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Upcoming Events

February 23, 2019

Healthcare’s Cost Conundrum: Imaging at the Bleeding Edge

Tennessee Radiological Society (Franklin, TN) | Visit Website

March 19, 2019

Basics of Conducting Imaging Health Services Research

Society of Abdominal Radiology (Orlando, FL) | Visit Website

March 21, 2019

Evidence-based Advocacy: Research Meets Politics

Chicago Radiological Society (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

March 25, 2019

Market Shifts in Transcatheter Dialysis Conduit Procedures in the Medicare Population: A 15-Year National and State-Level Analysis

Society of Interventional Radiology (Austin, TX) | Visit Website

March 26, 2019

Comparison of Direct Procedural and Episode of Care Cost for Invasive Therapies in Management of Uterine Fibroid Embolization and Associated Patient-Incurred Financial Burden

Society of Interventional Radiology (Austin, TX) | Visit Website
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Past Events

November 29, 2018

Organizer/Moderator – Physician Payment Reform and Radiology: Where Do We Stand and Where Are We Going

RSNA 2018 (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

November 28, 2018

Variations in Medicare Imaging: A Data-Driven Approach

RSNA 2018 (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

November 27, 2018

MACRA and the Quality Payment Program

RSNA 2018 (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

November 26, 2018

Abstract – Exploring CMS Quality Measure #405 for Small Incidental Abdominal Lesions

RSNA 2018 (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

November 20, 2018

Just What The Doctor Ordered: Tort Reforms and IVC Filter Utilization

Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) | Visit Website
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