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Radiologists are reading more cardiac CT exams, but not cardiac MRI

AuntMinnie

Al-Ogaili's research used data from cardiac CT CPT codes culled from the Part B Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File (POSPUF) database between 2013 and 2020. The investigators found that 38, 806 cardiac CT exams were performed in 2013 and 112,909 in 2020, an increase of 191%. per 1,000 Medicare enrollees in 2013 to 3.2

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Abstract No. 170 Practice Sizes and Urban-Rural Distribution of Interventional Radiologists, 2013 to 2022

JVIR

Interventional radiologists have faced increasing pressures to control costs and demonstrate quality of care improvements due to changes in payment models from governments and private payers.

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Radiologists collect $392M in payment perks from the imaging industry, far less than other specialists

Radiology Business

The figure places radiology 12th on a list of 39 specialties ranked in terms of total amount paid to physicians between 2013 and 2022.

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The promise and potholes of computer vision as viewed from a radiological vantage point

Radiology Business

In one study conducted in 2013, 83% of rads famously missed a man in a monkey suit waving hello from inside a lung scan. Radiologists are known to miss comical oddities planted in medical images.

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Radiology Residency Applicant Study Shows Significant Gender Gap

Diagnostic Imaging

The proportion of women applying to radiology residency programs was nearly 21 percent lower than the proportion of women applying to other residency programs, according to a review of 10 years of residency program data from 2013 to 2022.

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Industry payments to radiologists total out at $392M

AuntMinnie

Between August 2013 and December 2022, 50% of 68,718 radiologists received industry payments totaling $392 million, lead author Ahmed Sayed, of Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, and U.S. colleagues reported.

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Sgouros honored with SNMMI's Paul C. Aebersold award

AuntMinnie

From 2013 to 2017, Sgouros served on the National Institutes of Health's Study Section on Radiation Therapeutics and Biology. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the IAEA/WHO Network of Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratories and the National Council on Radiological Protection and Measurements.