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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.

June 18, 2013

New Research on Central Venous Procedures Shows Less Reliance on Surgeons, More Involvement by Radiologists

Evidence that Radiologists Inserting More Central Line Catheters, Medication Ports and Pumps Has Significant Health System Ramifications Read More

February 20, 2013

Neiman Institute Establishes Research Guidelines to Evaluate Repeat Medical Imaging

Lack of Guidelines Can Lead to Mistaken Assumptions about Value of Tests, Reduce Patient Access to Needed Care Read More

October 23, 2012

Is Declining Medical Imaging Use Driving Up Hospital Stays and Medical Costs?

Reston, VA – A new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute shows that the length of the average hospital stay in the United States has increased at the same time as use of medical imaging scans has declined. It is unclear if the trends are related, but potentially important, as hospital admissions are Read More