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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.

December 17, 2015

Neiman Institute Launches Claims-Based Imaging Health Services Research Tool

A new free resource allows researchers to use Medicare and other payer claims databases to identify and meaningfully characterize medical imaging by noninvasive or invasive procedures, modality, body region and clinical focus. Read More

December 17, 2015

Neiman Health Policy Institute Paper Earns Prestigious Women’s Health Issues Award

A Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute (HPI) study has earned the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best paper published in Women’s Health Issues in 2015. “Screening Mammography Rates in the Medicare Population before and after the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guideline Change: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis,” authored by Miao Jiang, PhD. Read More

October 28, 2015

The U.S. Radiologist Workforce: Redistribution or Augmentation Needed?

According to a Neiman Health Policy Institute study published online Oct. 28 in Radiology, while the number of radiology trainees dramatically increased from 1995 – 2011, radiologists per 100 000 population increased only slightly. Read More

September 22, 2015

Neiman Health Policy Institute: Medicare Imaging Spending Varies by State, but is Down Significantly

Medicare per beneficiary medical imaging spending has declined in nearly every state since 2006, according to a new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute (HPI) study published in the Sept. 2015 issue of American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR). Read More

April 28, 2015

New Data Series Added to Neiman Almanac: Percentage of Hospitals with Access to Imaging Services

New data series have been added to the Neiman Almanac! These series cover the percentage of hospitals by state and nationally that have access to various imaging services. Percentage of Hospitals with Access to Multi-slice Spiral CT: 64 + slice New Series Include Percentage of Hospitals with Access to Computed Tomography Percentage of Hospitals with Access to Magnetic Resonance Read More

March 24, 2015

Interactive Online Tool Offers Easy Access to Radiology Use, Cost and Workforce Data

Interactive Online Tool Offers Easy Access to Radiology Use, Cost and Workforce Data “Neiman Almanac” Speeds Medical Imaging Reporting and Research Reston, VA  – The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute’s “Neiman Almanac” offers reporters, researchers and other stakeholders free online access to the most up-to-date medical imaging utilization, cost, access and workforce data available. Read More

January 14, 2015

New Data Series Added to Neiman Almanac: Medicare Imaging Spending in Inpatient Settings

New data on Medicare Part B imaging spending in inpatient settings have been added to the Neiman Almanac. These series cover common imaging modalities and all imaging procedures. Read More

December 17, 2014

New Data Series Added to Neiman Almanac: Medicare Imaging Volumes in Inpatient Settings

New data on Medicare Part B imaging procedure volumes in inpatient settings have been added to the Neiman Almanac. These series cover common imaging modalities and all imaging procedures.
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December 17, 2014

Employment Opportunity: Research Fellow

The Neiman Institute seeks a talented PhD researcher to join our staff as a Research Fellow. Read More

November 24, 2014

Patients Far More Likely to Have Imaging Scan if Seen by Non-Physician Provider

Image Ordering Variability to Be Addressed by Clinical Decision Support Read More