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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.

October 28, 2015

The U.S. Radiologist Workforce: Redistribution or Augmentation Needed?

According to a Neiman Health Policy Institute study published online Oct. 28 in Radiology, while the number of radiology trainees dramatically increased from 1995 – 2011, radiologists per 100 000 population increased only slightly, and radiologists’ share of the overall physician workforce declined. State-to-state variations in radiologist and radiology resident workforces are high, which suggests a potential role for geographic redistribution rather than changes in the overall workforce size. Click Here to read study.