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The mission of the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® is to establish foundational evidence for health policy and radiology practice that promotes the effective and efficient use of health care resources and improves patient care.

Press Releases

December 21, 2022

Higher Use of CT Contrast Media Is Associated With Non-Physician Practitioners

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found that when non-physician practitioners (NPPs) perform a higher share of patient evaluation and management (E&M) visits, computed tomography (CT) imaging is more likely to use iodinated contrast media.  The research revealed that for each 10-percent increase in visits performed by an NPP rather than a physician, Read More

November 10, 2022

Non-physician Practitioners in the ED Associated with 5.3% more Imaging Use

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found when patients are treated in the Emergency Department by non-physician practitioners, there were 5.3% more imaging studies performed than if patients were seen only by physicians. This JAMA Network Open study was based on a nationally representative sample of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with 16,922,274 ED visits between 2005 and 2020. Read More

November 3, 2022

Stroke Treatment, not Neuroimaging, Drives Stroke Hospital Cost Growth

A study by the Neiman Health Policy Institute found that the costs of an Ischemic Stroke (IS) episode increased 4.9% from 2012 to 2019. However, the main driver of those costs was changes in treatments, such as endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) and intravenous thrombolysis (IVT); increases in various types of neuroimaging were not key cost drivers. Read More

October 1, 2022

Neiman Institute Now Accepting Grant Applications for Health Policy Research

The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® announced that its grants program is now accepting applications. Grants will fund research on current policy priorities in radiology that provide evidence to inform health policy and radiology practice that promotes the effective and efficient use of healthcare resources, with the goal of improving patient care. Read More

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Upcoming Events

April 24, 2023

AUR-ACR Neiman Health Policy Institute Social Event: Opportunities in Health Services Research. Have a drink with leaders in the field, learn about research paths & get your questions answered

AUR 2023 (Austin, TX) | Visit Website

April 28, 2023

ACR-AUR Research Scholar Program on Health Policy Research

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May 17, 2023

Health Services Research – Opportunities in Pediatric Radiology

Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) 2023 Annual Meeting (Austin, TX) | Visit Website
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Past Events

November 30, 2022

Demystifying Population Health: What Does It Mean for Radiologists in 2023

RSNA 2022 (Chicago, IL) | Visit Website

November 17, 2022

Emerging Trends in Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment

Veith Symposium 2022 (NYC) | Visit Website

May 18, 2022

Population Health Management

RLI Power Hour | Visit Website

April 24, 2022

Panel Speaker for Economics Session

ACR 2022 (Washington, DC) | Visit Website

April 24, 2022

Panel Speaker on Succeeding in Times of Uncertainty

ACR 2022 (Washington, DC) | Visit Website
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