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What Makes Emergency Docs Happy with Radiology? Accuracy is #1

| March 15, 2014

Speed is of the essence in emergency departments (EDs). But when it comes to radiology, doctors put quality first. Radisphere recently conducted focus groups with ED providers representing large practices at facilities from three U.S. ...

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The Emergency Department is a Big Contributor to Overutilization: CT Ordering Rates Vary by More Than 100%

| February 7, 2014

As the second in a series of graphical stories that highlight imaging’s role in overutilization, our latest infographic focuses on the impact of variation in CT utilization across emergency medicine clinicians. The graphic illustrates more ...

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The Emergency Department is a Big Contributor to Overutilization: 8% of Imaging Isn’t Even Reviewed by Physicians Before Patients Sent Home

| January 15, 2014

Our latest infographic provides one perspective into how imaging performed in the Emergency Department plays a big role in our country’s massive overutilization problem. It is the first in a series of graphical stories on ...

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Bill Establishes Imaging Appropriateness Requirements to Curb Overutilization

| December 17, 2013

If H.R. 3705 passes, it will have a major impact on both imaging providers and referring physicians. In order to get reimbursed for imaging services, the bill would require that imaging providers follow, and doctors ...

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Investing in the Future of Healthcare

| December 9, 2013

Annie Lamont, managing partner at Oak Investment Partners and a member of HCA and Radisphere board of directors, recently sat down with NPR host Scott Simon to discuss the future of healthcare and new ways ...

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Better Radiology in the ED Can Reduce Patient Length of Stay by 10%

| November 11, 2013

Our latest infographic illustrates how better radiology in the Emergency Department (ED) can reduce patient length of stay (LOS) by as much as 10 percent. The findings represented in the infographic are based on diagnostic ...

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Dr. Thomas Hudson Discusses Breast Imaging and Early Detection

| October 31, 2013

We recently sat down with Radisphere’s Thomas Hudson, M.D., Director of Women’s Imaging at the NCH Outpatient Centers, to discuss Breast Imaging and the importance of early detection.  He attended medical school at the University ...

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Better Radiology Can Drive $50 Billion in Annual Healthcare Savings

| October 23, 2013

Does that get your attention? It should and it is why I recently wrote an open letter to healthcare providers and patients about the opportunity for standards-based radiology to play a major role in improving ...

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Dr. Tommy Pope Discusses Breast Cancer Awareness

| October 22, 2013

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, we recently sat down with our Vice Chairman of Radiology, Thomas Pope, M.D., to discuss the importance of screenings and early detection. Dr. Pope is an internationally recognized ...

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New Infographic: Radiology Subspecialists Are Not Effectively Used

| October 3, 2013

We have just released a new infographic that illustrates the importance of having the right subspecialty coverage in radiology. The findings represented in the infographic are based on research done at a major for-profit health ...

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