Radiology Business Practice

Radiology Business Practice

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To succeed in radiology, you not only need to be able to interpret diagnostic images accurately and efficiently; you also need to make wise decisions about managing your practice at every level. Whether you work in a private, group, hospital, and/or university setting, this practical resource delivers the real-world advice you need to effectively navigate day-to-day financial decisions, equipment and computer systems choices, and interactions with your partners and staff. Equips you to make the best possible decisions on assessing your equipment needs Am dealing with manufacturers Am purchasing versus leasing Am and anticipating maintenance costs and depreciation. Helps you to identify your most appropriate options for picture archiving systems and radiology information systems Am security issues Am high-speed lines Am storage issues Am workstation assessments Am and paperless filmless flow. Offers advice on dealing with departments/clinicians who wish to perform radiological procedures and provides strategies for win-win compromises, drawing the line, inpatient-versus-outpatient considerations, cost and revenue sharing, and more.The first CPT codes were developed by the American Medical Association (AMA), and only contained codes for selected procedures; radiology codes were not included in this original group. Subsequent updates included a transition fromanbsp;...

Title:Radiology Business Practice
Author:David M. Yousem, Norman J. Beauchamp
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007-10-01


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