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The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy InstituteĀ® studies the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research provides a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources.Ā Read the 2016 Neiman Institute Annual Report.

Trends in Utilization of Medical Imaging from 2003 to 2011: Clinical Encounters Offer a Complementary Patient-Centered Focus

The aim of this study was to investigate trends in utilization and spending for medical imaging, using medical visits resulting in imaging as a novel metric of utilization. Full Article

Dodoo, M. S., Duszak, R., & Hughes, D. R.. 2013. "Trends in Utilization of Medical Imaging from 2003 to 2011: Clinical Encounters Offer a Complementary Patient-Centered Focus," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 10(7): 507 - 512.

Comparative Analysis of Medicare Spending For Medical Imaging: Sustained Dramatic Slowdown Compared With Other Services

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act on Medicare spending for medical imaging relative to other services. Full Article

Lee, D. W., Duszak, R., & Hughes, D. R.. 2013. "Comparative Analysis of Medicare Spending For Medical Imaging: Sustained Dramatic Slowdown Compared With Other Services," American Journal of Roentgenology, 201(6): 1277 - 1282.

The 2013 ACR Commission on Human Resources Workforce Survey

The study reports the results of a survey of radiology practices on the labor market for radiologists. Full Article

Bluth, E. I., Truong, H., Nsiah, E., Hughes, D., & Short, B. W.. 2013. "The 2013 ACR Commission on Human Resources Workforce Survey," Journal of the American College of Radiology, 10(10): 750 - 756.