Tag Archives: Radiology
Top 5 Questions Teleradiology and Telemedicine Companies Should Ask About Their Professional Liability Insurance.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as hospitals and other healthcare providers outsource their radiology and other specialty work to independent practitioners. These practitioners often operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine organizations provide diagnostic and clinical medical services Continue Reading »
Top 5 Unique Risks for Radiologists
As part of our role as specialists, we wanted to learn more about the risks specific to radiologists, so we reached out to Karen Kruer, RN, CPHRM, and Michelle Foster Earle, ARM, President of OmniSure Consulting Group, for information on the unique risks for radiologists. Here’s what we learned. Radiologists are second only to neurosurgeons in Continue Reading »
Teleradiology and Telemedicine – Be Sure Additional Malpractice Risks Are Covered.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as more and more hospitals and independent imaging centers have begun to outsource their radiology work to independent practitioners. These practitioners operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine has advantages for hospitals, doctors Continue Reading »
Risk Issues in Medical Imaging
47% of imaging facilities will be sued. 29% will be sued twice. At NSU Healthcare, we have teamed up with industry leader, OmniSure Consulting Group, to create a comprehensive liability program providing strong malpractice coverage and including the all-important risk management segment. This NSU partner webinar is brought to you by OmniSure Consulting Group LLC and Continue Reading »
Meaningful Use for Radiologists.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 had wide sweeping implications, a number for healthcare. The act often referred to as “the Stimulus” had three immediate goals: create and save jobs, spur economic activity, and foster unprecedented levels of accountability and transparency in recovery spending. The act authorizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Continue Reading »
What do I need to know about IDTF’s?
Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTF’s) have been in existence since 1998. They are located all over the country, however patients may not know what makes them different than a physician’s office. While Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities may be owned by physicians, they are independent of a physician office or hospital. Typically the biggest difference is Continue Reading »