Radiology compensation is more than just radiologist salaries. It also includes radiologic technologist and interventional radiology compensation, along with other subspecialties. Radiology pay incorporates bonuses, incentives, benefits and vacation time.
A new paper details how a team at the University of California utilized a hybrid system consisting of a quality coordinator and NLP software to bring in more than $60,000 in additional revenue from follow-up imaging alone.
Described as “disastrous” and “ominous,” the proposed cuts have been subject to rampant industry-wide backlash, with some cautioning that, if enacted, the reductions could cause “immediate financial instability” in the Medicare physician payment system.
Having cervical spine radiographs completed at an urgent care rather than a cervical CT scan in the emergency department, one hospital system saved an estimated $437,928 in healthcare costs in one year.
After day shifts began bleeding into night shifts at frustratingly frequent rates, one radiology practice in Kentucky devised a plan to get its lengthy worklists back on track—enter the “bunker shift.”
Payam Toobian, MD, is alleged to have paid kickbacks in the form of gift cards, checks and cash to physicians in exchange for referrals to his Queens imaging center—Empire Imaging—from January 2006 to August 2017.