January 23, 2017
There were more radiologists per 100,000 population in Massachusetts and Connecticut in 2013 than in any other state in the country. The national average also increased from 11.91 in 2012 to 12.29 in 2013. View Infographic
August 10, 2016
A new infographic demonstrates that only 14 states had >90% of their hospitals include access to mammography in 2014. View Infographic
The aim of this study was to quantify the association between health information exchange use and cost savings attributable to repeat imaging. Full Article
Hye-Young , J., Vest, JR., Unruh, MA., Kern, LM., and Kaushal, R. 2015. "Use of Health Information Exchange and Repeat Imaging Costs," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 12(12): 1364 - 1370.
This study aimed to characterize associations between availability of imaging services and intensity of teaching among US hospitals. Full Article
Rosenkrantz, A.B., Wang, W., Duszak, R. 2016. "The Ongoing Gap in Availability of Imaging Services at Teaching vs. Non-Teaching Hospitals Academic Radiology," Academic Radiology, 23(8): 1057 - 1063.
This study characterizes and compares the performance of radiologists in Medicare’s new Physician Compare Initiative with that of other provider groups. Full Article
Rosenkrantz, A.B., Hughes, D.R., and Duszak Jr, R. 2016. "How Do Publicly Reported Medicare Quality Metrics for Radiologists Compare With Those of Other Specialty Groups?," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 13(3): 243 - 248.
Although all critical access hospitals (CAHs) provide basic medical and radiographic imaging services, it remains unclear how
CAHs provide additional imaging services given relatively low patient volumes and high resource costs. The aim of this study was to
examine whether CAHs with more resources or access to resources through affiliation with larger systems are more likely to offer other
imaging services in their communities. Full Article
Khaliq, A.A., Deyo, D., and Duszak Jr, R. 2015. "The Impact of Hospital Characteristics on the Availability of Radiology Services at Critical Access Hospitals," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 12(12): 1351 - 1356.
This study determines if recent trends are related to temporal as well as national and statewide geographic variation in the U.S. radiologist and radiology resident workforce. Full Article
Rosenkrantz, A.B., Hughes, D.R., and Duszak Jr., R. 2016. "The U.S. Radiologist Workforce: An Analysis of Temporal and Geographic Variation by Using Large National Datasets," Radiology, 279(1): 175 - 184.
This study investigates patient satisfaction and provider transparency with online physician-rating websites, focusing on radiologist representation. Full Article
Gilbert, K., Hawkins, C.M., Hughes, D.R., Patel, K., Gogia, N., Sekhar, A., and Duszak Jr, R.. 2015. "Physician Rating Websites: Do Radiologists Have an Online Presence?," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 12(8): 867 - 871.