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Press Releases

November 8, 2021

Black Patients 24% Less Likely than White Patients to Have a Prostate MRI after Receiving an Elevated PSA Score

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study of nearly 800,000 men found that between 2011 and 2017 black patients were 24% less likely than white patients to have a prostate MRI after receiving an elevated PSA score. This JAMA Network Open study was based on 794,809 men, age 40 or older, with a PSA test using claims data from the Optum Clinformatics Data Mart Database. Read More

August 10, 2021

Weekly Outpatient Imaging Volume Decreased Nearly 90% at its Peak During COVID-19 (April 2020) but Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels within 4 Months

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study found during a six-week period in March and April 2020, weekly outpatient imaging volume was 57% less than the same period in 2019. At its peak, the weekly imaging volume was down nearly 90% when examined on a weekly basis but recovered to pre-pandemic levels within 4 months. Read More

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Upcoming Events

March 25, 2022

Scientific & Health Policy Research, Part 4: Policy and Clinical Effectiveness in Radiology

Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Annual Meeting | Visit Website
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Past Events

January 22, 2022

COVID Impact and Implications for Practice Management and Health Policy

ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum | Visit Website

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
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