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Strategic Radiology is a nationwide coalition of excellent private radiology practices that provide medical imaging services to more than 250 hospitals and 625 outpatient sites in more than 40 states.

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Strategic Radiology Launches New Web Site
Strategic Radiology Launches New Web Site
December 21, 2017

If you hadn’t noticed, you may be surprised to see that Strategic Radiology has a brand new, mobile-responsive web site.  Take a few minutes for a test drive. On the home page, you’ll see that there are four user experiences to meet the needs of our primary visitors: radiologists, hospital executives, payers and other partners, and patients. Each section is designed to provide information that helps visitors understand the value that Strategic Radiology practices contribute to health care. 

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QRUR: Getting a Read on Your Value Modifier
QRUR: Getting a Read on Your Value Modifier
December 20, 2017

On September 18, 2017, CMS made available the 2016 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) to every group practice and solo practitioner in the nation. SR PSO Quality and Safety Director Lisa Mead took that one step further and provided those Strategic Radiology (SR) practices that submitted their data to SR’s Patient Safety Organization with an additional benchmarking document showing them how they compared with their SR peers.

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The 10% That Roared: CMS Adds Cost to 2018 MIPS Reporting Categories
The 10% That Roared: CMS Adds Cost to 2018 MIPS Reporting Categories
December 20, 2017

In January 2018, physicians will receive a positive, negative, or neutral update in their Medicare reimbursement rates based on their final score based calculated from 2016 data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

Although CMS gave no indication in the proposed 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) that cost would be included in the 2018 calculation—along with quality, improvement activities, and advancing care information categories—the 2018 MPFS Final Rule allotted 10% of the total score to where radiologists fall on the cost spectrum. What does that mean?

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RSNA 2017: Tamping Down High AI Anxiety—How They Do Deep Learning in Radiology
RSNA 2017: Tamping Down High AI Anxiety—How They Do Deep Learning in Radiology
November 28, 2017

Interest—and concern—about artificial intelligence ran so high at the 2017 RSNA meeting that fully 20 minutes prior to the start of “Deep Learning in Radiology: How I Do It,” all seats were occupied and the room was ringed by a standing-room only crowd. Luciano M. Prevedello, MD, MPH, Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, and Bradley Erickson, MD, PhD, repaid their eager audience with a rare gift in these times of high AI anxiety—they demystified a powerful new tool.

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