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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.

November 14, 2014

Neiman Institute’s Chief Medical Officer Selected as Most Influential Radiology Researcher by

Richard Duszak Jr., M.D., FACR, chief medical officer and senior research fellow of the American College of Radiology’s Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute was designated as the Most Influential Radiology Researcher in the 2014 edition of the Minnies —’s annual event recognizing excellence in radiology. Read More

July 9, 2013

Medical Imaging Utilization Rates in Steady Decline

New Research Challenges Assumptions Regarding Imaging and Health Spending; Shows Doctors Ordering Diagnostic Scans on Fewer Patient Interactions Read More

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