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Characterizing Trends in Chronic Superficial Venous Disease Treatment among Medicare Beneficiaries from 2010-2018

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Medicare Part B data from 2010-2018 was obtained. This study describes trends in surgical versus endovascular interventions for treatment of chronic superficial venous disease (SVD) in the Medicare population. Claims for SVD treatment were identified using Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes.

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Volume of interventional radiology procedures performed by nurse practitioners surges 143%

Radiology Business

Physician assistants also handled a growing share of treatments, with their tally increasing nearly 67% between 2010 and 2021.

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Study finds decreases in imaging's share of all healthcare spending

AuntMinnie

its share among employer-insured individuals actually decreased between 2010 and 2021, researchers have reported. Our study] demonstrates that medical imaging has not been a predominant driver of health care spending growth from 2010 to 2021," it wrote. trillion in 2010 to $4.3 In fact, imaging's part fell from 10.5%

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Imaging’s total share of US healthcare spending plummets as others record gains

Radiology Business

The percentage of patients who received imaging services also declined from 46% in 2010 down to 40% by 2021, experts wrote in Health Affairs Scholar.

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Steadily declining mammography screening rates have hit a historic low, new data show

Radiology Business

The proportion of women undergoing breast cancer imaging has dropped significantly from the historic peak seen between 2007 and 2010.

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In Memoriam: Former ITN Editor Cristen Bolan

Imaging Technology

Cristen worked on the brands from 2005-2010, before moving on to other industry related ventures. mtaschetta-millane Wed, 06/19/2024 - 12:40 It is with great sadness that the ITN/DAIC team learned of the sudden passing of former Editor Cristen Bolan on June 17. Our team extends its sincere sympathy to her family and friends.

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Volume of IR procedures performed by PAs, NPs, is on the rise

AuntMinnie

The volume of interventional radiology (IR) procedures performed by advanced practice providers (APPs) such as physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) increased between 2010 and 2021, researchers have reported. between 2010 and 2021-- in part because radiology practices are employing more of these staff, the group explained.