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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

October 29, 2019

Radiologist Success in MIPS APM Pathway

CMS has implemented a quality payment incentive program, referred to as the Quality Payment Program, which rewards value and outcomes for clinicians participating in Medicare in one of two ways: Merit-based incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). This new study from Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, published online in the Journal of Read More

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

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Upcoming Events

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

December 5, 2019

Physician Payment Reform and Radiology: Where Do We Stand and Where Are We Going?

RSNA Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

February 4, 2020

The Hidden and Not So Hidden Costs of Imaging

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

March 12, 2020

Navigating the Imaging Cost Maze

Michigan Radiological Society (Grand Rapids, MI) | Visit Website
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Past Events

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 (Philadelphia, PA) | Visit Website

October 22, 2019

Should Hospitals Incentivize and Influence Physicians’ Diagnostic Imaging Decisions?

Informs Annual Meeting | Visit Website

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
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