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The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy InstituteĀ® 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.

Press Releases

May 21, 2021

Radiologist Participation in Value-based Care Tripled Over 5 Years

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found that radiologist participation in Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) increased over three-fold from 10.4% to 34.9% between 2013 and 2018. The study is published online in the Journal of American College of Radiology.
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March 8, 2021

New Study Reveals Radiologists Now Perform the Majority of Lumbar Punctures in the Medicare Population

A new American Journal of Neurology (AJNR) study found that radiologists performed 54% of lumbar puncture procedures (LPs) in 2017, representing significant growth over the 14 year longitudinal study.Ā  This study evaluated trends in performance of LPs by various medical specialties from 2003 to 2017 and raises the question of whether the shift of LPs from other specialties to radiology is justified. Read More

November 17, 2020

Study Finds that 41% of Radiologists Changed Jobs Over 4 Years

A new study showed that nearly 20% of radiologists separated from a practice in a single year, indicating that radiology is impacted by broader workforce trends toward job hopping. This new Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR) study tracked recent trends and characteristics of radiologist-practice separation across the United States. Read More

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Past Events

May 22, 2021

Evolving Participation of Radiology Trainees in Brain Imaging: a Medicare Claims-Based Population Analysis

American Society of Neuroradiology (Virtual) | Visit Website

April 23, 2021

Radiology Subspecialization: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

Texas Radiology Society | Visit Website

April 23, 2021

Radiology’s Cost Conundrum: An Unsustainable Status Quo

Texas Radiology Society | Visit Website

March 27, 2021

The Evolution of Medicare Payment Systems: A Primer for Radiologists

Ohio Radiological Society (Virtual) | Visit Website

March 27, 2021

Price Transparency: Imaging’s Next Frontier

Ohio Radiological Society (Virtual) | Visit Website
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