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Simple intervention can reduce unnecessary inpatient MRI orders

Health Imaging

At one academic center, reviewing a questionnaire related to body MRI orders resulted in many ordering providers doing an about-face regarding the necessity of their inpatient request.

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15 Year Trend in Inferior Vena Cava Filter Utilization Before and After FDA Communications: Data from the National Inpatient Sample 2005-2019

JVIR

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the contemporary trends in IVC filter utilization in the inpatient setting following the FDA safety communications and to compare those trends in relation to incidence of hospital admissions involving venous thromboembolism. The National Inpatient Sample was queried between 2005-2019.

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American College of Radiology asks CMS to create new alternative payment pathway for high-value AI

Radiology Business

ACR’s June comments come in response to the 2025 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule released by CMS in April.

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AR-Based Surgical Visualization and Navigation System Sees First Inpatient Utilization

MedImaging Ultrasound

An innovative augmented reality surgical visualization and navigation system has been adopted for clinical use for the first time.

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AR-Based Surgical Visualization and Navigation System Sees First Inpatient Utilization

MedImaging Ultrasound

An innovative augmented reality surgical visualization and navigation system has been adopted for clinical use for the first time.

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Provider groups blast ‘woefully inadequate’ CMS pay update for inpatient care

Radiology Business

The agency also is proposing a new measure in the IQR program related to excessive radiation dose or inadequate image quality via CT.

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Radiologists rapidly launch inpatient IR consult service that’s generating tens of thousands in new revenue

Radiology Business

Between 2020-2021 (and amid the pandemic), interventional consult volumes climbed 13%, while consult-specific payments leapt by 84%, experts detailed.