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Study Finds Growth in Paracentesis and Thoracentesis Procedures

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses temporal and patient-level differences in paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures performed on Medicare beneficiaries by radiologists and non-radiologists with respect to overall procedure volume, day of week, and patient complexity. The study is published online in Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Channels: Healthcare, Patient Safety, All Journal News,

Released:
20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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New Research Finds Increased CT Use for Suspected Urolithiasis Patients in ED

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new study performed in conjunction with the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute examines changing characteristics of utilization and potential disparities in US emergency department (ED) patients undergoing CT of the abdomen and pelvis (CTAP) for suspected urolithiasis.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease,

Released:
19-Jun-2019 10:20 AM EDT
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New Study Evaluates Transcatheter Dialysis Conduit Procedures Over 15 Years

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new research study by Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute found that utilization of invasive procedures on hemodialysis conduits—artificially constructed shuts used by many individuals who require dialysis—increased markedly from 2001 through 2015 for nephrologists and declined for radiologists. The study is published online in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR).

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease,

Released:
29-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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New Study Examines Head-CT Examination & Patient Complexity

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

Computed tomography (CT) of the head uses special x-ray equipment to help assess head injuries, dizziness, and other symptoms of the brain. This new study, published online in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, evaluates the complexity of patients undergoing head-CT examinations.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Neuro,

Released:
17-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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The Decline of State-Level IVC Filter Utilization

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

After a period of prior growth, national inferior vena cava (IVC) filter utilization in the Medicare population has markedly declined over the last decade according to a prior Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study published in 2018. How IVC filter utilization has varied at the state level as well as across different payer populations during the recent decline in utilization is unknown. This new study, published online in the American Journal of Roentgenology, assesses state level IVC filter utilization and expands the population set to include both the Medicare and the privately insured population.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Healthcare,

Released:
4-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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The Decline of Radiology Trainee Exposure to Invasive Procedures

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

As interventional radiology (IR) evolves as a distinct specialty from diagnostic radiology (DR), the central and ongoing role of diagnostic radiologists in performing certain invasive radiological procedures could have important patient access implications.

Channels: All Journal News, Healthcare, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
6-Mar-2019 9:05 AM EST
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Increased Utilization of ED Chest Imaging from 1994 – 2015

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses national and state-specific changes in emergency department (ED) chest imaging utilization from 1994 to 2015. The new research is published online in the Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR).

Channels: Healthcare, All Journal News, Emergency Medicine, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
5-Mar-2019 9:05 AM EST
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Bundle Payment Model Analysis of Emerging Breast Cancer Screening

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

Bundled payments have been touted as mechanisms to optimize quality and costs. A prior feasibility study evaluating bundled payments for screening mammography episodes predated widespread adoption of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Women's Health, Healthcare, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
4-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EST
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New Research Finds Annual Well Visit Increases Likelihood of Preventive Services

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses the effect of receiving an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) between 2011 and 2013 on the annual rate of eight preventive services recommended for the Medicare population following the AWV. The study is published online in Preventive Medicine.

Channels: Aging, Healthcare, Local - DC Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
20-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology to Establish Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL)

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology to Establish Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL)

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

The American College of Radiology’s Neiman Institute and the Georgia Institute of Technology announced a new five-year, $3 million research partnership to establish the Health Economics and Analytics Lab (HEAL) within Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Technology, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
13-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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