Ben Lauing, Imaging Performance Partnership
Released yesterday, the third edition of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer guidelines includes the recommendation that providers offer annual low-dose CT scans for patients at high risk.
While the ACCP introduced this recommendation last year, its inclusion in the updated guidelines further validates the clinical utility of CT in the diagnosis of lung cancer. This official acknowledgement may be welcome news to imaging providers who face flat or declining volumes and seek new opportunities for growth.
New screening guidelines indicate CT for lung cancer
Shaun Lillard, Imaging Performance Partnership
Did you know over 70% of Imaging Performance Partnership members have made improvements to their preauthorization process in the past few years?
Over the past few months, our blog has featured a number of posts on preauthorization practices, regulations, and strategies. Topic polls of member organizations consistently show a high degree of interest for the topic.
Webconference alert: Mastering the Preauthorization Process
Stephanie Krent, Imaging Performance Partnership
A screening tool that adds no cost, time, or radiation exposure to the patient—sound too good to be true? According to University of Wisconsin researchers publishing in this month’s Annals of Internal Medicine, the answer may surprise you.
Save time and resources with CT osteoporosis screening