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Trends in Percutaneous Embolization Procedures by Radiologists and Other Specialists.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2020 Jun 4;31(6):961-966. Epub 2020 May 4.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S. 10th St., 10th Floor Main, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2020.01.031DOI Listing
June 2020

Vascular imaging of the spine in the US Medicare population: Catheter and MR angiography volumes from 2004 to 2016.

Neuroradiol J 2020 Jun 12:1971400920932488. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

Section of Neurointerventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1971400920932488DOI Listing
June 2020

Recent Trends in Endovascular and Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Medicare Population.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 05 25;214(5):962-966. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21967DOI Listing
May 2020

Utilization Trends in Abdominal Imaging, 2004-2016.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 May 26:1-5. Epub 2020 May 26.

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Ste 780-A Main, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.22524DOI Listing
May 2020

Trends in the Use of Percutaneous Versus Open Surgical Breast Biopsy: An Update.

J Am Coll Radiol 2020 Mar 24. Epub 2020 Mar 24.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.02.015DOI Listing
March 2020

Advanced Imaging Interpretation by Radiologists and Nonradiologist Physicians: A Training Issue.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020 01 6;214(1):W55-W61. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 132 S 10th St, Main Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21802DOI Listing
January 2020

Recent Trends in Medicare Reimbursements to Nonradiologist Physicians for In-Office MRI and CT.

J Am Coll Radiol 2020 Jan;17(1 Pt B):118-124

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Service (CRUISE), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Inc, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.07.009DOI Listing
January 2020

The Bygone Era of Interventional Radiologists' Involvement in Coronary Angiography.

Authors:
David C Levin

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2019 Nov;30(11):1876-1877

Department of Radiology, Main 1090, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10(th) Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; HealthHelp, LLC, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2019.07.038DOI Listing
November 2019

The Increasing Use of Emergency Department Imaging in the United States: Is It Appropriate?

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 10 25;213(4):W180-W184. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 10th Fl, 111 S 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21386DOI Listing
October 2019

Recent Trends Suggest Possible Inappropriate Utilization of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2019 Aug 16;16(8):1013-1017. Epub 2019 May 16.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Service, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.12.019DOI Listing
August 2019

The News about Dialysis Conduit Procedures: Bad or Not so Bad?

Authors:
David C Levin

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2019 07;30(7):1057-1058

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2019.03.008DOI Listing
July 2019

Solutions to Reduce Unnecessary Imaging.

JAMA 2019 06;321(22):2242-2243

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.4002DOI Listing
June 2019

High-Deductible Health Plans and the Challenges They Pose to Radiologists.

J Am Coll Radiol 2019 May 9;16(5):667-673. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC, Franklin, Tennessee.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.10.001DOI Listing
May 2019

Neurointerventional Radiology for the Aspiring Radiology Resident: Current State of the Field and Future Directions.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 04 30;212(4):899-904. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

3 Department of Radiology, Section of Interventional Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.18.20336DOI Listing
April 2019

Coronary CT Angiography: Reversal of Earlier Utilization Trends.

J Am Coll Radiol 2019 Feb 26;16(2):147-155. Epub 2018 Aug 26.

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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February 2019

National Trends in the Utilization of Skeletal Radiography From 2003 to 2015.

J Am Coll Radiol 2018 Oct 23;15(10):1408-1414. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Inc, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.10.007DOI Listing
October 2018

Letter to the Editor regarding Gyftopoulos et al: "Cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging versus ultrasound for the detection of symptomatic full-thickness supraspinatus tendon tears".

J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2018 10 6;27(10):e318-e319. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Radiology; Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University; 763E Main Bldg, 132 S 10th St; Philadelphia, PA, 19107-5244 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2018.03.035DOI Listing
October 2018

The Percent Share of All Medicare Payments to Physicians That Is Attributable to Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2018 May 1;15(5):721-725. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.01.016DOI Listing
May 2018

Screening Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Utilization Updates.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2018 May 23;210(5):1092-1096. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

2 Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.17.18767DOI Listing
May 2018

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Retrieval Rates among Radiologists and Nonradiologists.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2018 04 3;29(4):482-485. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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April 2018

Coronary CT Angiography: Use in Patients With Chest Pain Presenting to Emergency Departments.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2018 Apr 15;210(4):816-820. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

1 Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, 132 S 10th St, Main 1090, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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April 2018

Comparative Trends in Utilization of MRI and Ultrasound to Evaluate Nonspine Joint Disease 2003 to 2015.

J Am Coll Radiol 2018 03 13;15(3 Pt A):402-407. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Inc, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.10.015DOI Listing
March 2018

Provider Distribution Changes in Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in the Medicare Population Over the Past Decade.

J Clin Densitom 2016 Jul-Sep;19(3):266-9. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2015.10.001DOI Listing
February 2018

Vijay M. Rao, MD, President, Radiological Society of North America, 2018.

Authors:
David C Levin

Radiology 2018 Jan;286(1):9-10

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2017174042DOI Listing
January 2018

Reducing Inappropriate Use of Diagnostic Imaging Through the Choosing Wisely Initiative.

J Am Coll Radiol 2017 09 27;14(9):1245-1252. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.03.012DOI Listing
September 2017

The Recent Losses in Medicare Imaging Revenues Experienced by Radiologists, Cardiologists, and Other Physicians.

J Am Coll Radiol 2017 Aug 24;14(8):1007-1012. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.02.044DOI Listing
August 2017

After Nearly A Decade Of Rapid Growth, Use And Complexity Of Imaging Declined, 2008-14.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 04;36(4):663-670

Vijay M. Rao is a professor in and chair of the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0836DOI Listing
April 2017

Recent Trends in Imaging Use in Hospital Settings: Implications for Future Planning.

J Am Coll Radiol 2017 Mar 22;14(3):331-336. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.08.025DOI Listing
March 2017

Utilization Trends in Noncardiac Thoracic Imaging, 2002-2014.

J Am Coll Radiol 2017 Mar 4;14(3):337-342. Epub 2016 Dec 4.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.09.039DOI Listing
March 2017

The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography.

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Nov;13(11S):e58-e61

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.09.025DOI Listing
November 2016

Marketing a Radiology Practice.

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Oct 15;13(10):1260-1266. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC, Nashville, Tennessee.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.04.011DOI Listing
October 2016

Factors That Will Determine Future Utilization Trends in Diagnostic Imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Aug 5;13(8):904-8. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.02.012DOI Listing
August 2016

A Large State Medicaid Outpatient Advanced Imaging Utilization Management Program: Substantial Savings Without the Need for Denials.

Med Care Res Rev 2016 06 28;73(3):369-80. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1077558715607749DOI Listing
June 2016

Recent Trends in Imaging for Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: What Is the Best Approach?

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Apr 14;13(4):381-6. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.11.015DOI Listing
April 2016

Vascular Ultrasound and Noninvasive Physiological Testing for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Are These Tests Being Overused?

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Mar 23;13(3):249-54. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.08.024DOI Listing
March 2016

Vertebral Augmentation After Recent Randomized Controlled Trials: A New Rise in Kyphoplasty Volumes.

J Am Coll Radiol 2016 Jan 4;13(1):28-32. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.08.025DOI Listing
January 2016

Trends in Use of Percutaneous Versus Open Surgical Drainage of Abdominal Abscesses.

J Am Coll Radiol 2015 Dec;12(12 Pt A):1247-50

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.06.015DOI Listing
December 2015

The Shift in Outpatient Advanced Imaging From Private Offices to Hospital Facilities.

J Am Coll Radiol 2015 Oct 2;12(10):1042-7. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.05.005DOI Listing
October 2015

Relative Roles of Radiologists and Other Physicians in Percutaneous Endovascular Neurointerventions.

J Am Coll Radiol 2015 Oct 8;12(10):1030-5. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.05.007DOI Listing
October 2015

Have CT and MR Angiography Replaced Catheter Angiography in Diagnosing Peripheral Arterial Disease?

J Am Coll Radiol 2015 Sep 6;12(9):909-14. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.04.020DOI Listing
September 2015

Trends in outpatient MRI seem to reflect recent reimbursement cuts.

J Am Coll Radiol 2015 May 15;12(5):463-6. Epub 2014 Nov 15.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2014.09.018DOI Listing
May 2015

The 2014 RSNA Annual Oration in Diagnostic Radiology: Transitioning from Volume-based to Value-based Practice-A Meaningful Goal for All Radiologists or a Meaningless Platitude?

Authors:
David C Levin

Radiology 2015 May;275(2):314-20

From the Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107; and HealthHelp, Houston, Tex.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.15142861DOI Listing
May 2015

Continued growth in emergency department imaging is bucking the overall trends.

J Am Coll Radiol 2014 Nov 3;11(11):1044-7. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2014.07.008DOI Listing
November 2014

Are combined CT scans of the thorax being overused?

J Am Coll Radiol 2014 Aug 24;11(8):788-90. Epub 2014 Apr 24.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2013.12.010DOI Listing
August 2014

The diversion of outpatient echocardiography from private offices to higher cost hospital facilities: an unanticipated effect of code bundling.

J Am Coll Radiol 2014 May 8;11(5):477-80. Epub 2013 Dec 8.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2013.08.021DOI Listing
May 2014

Financial impact of Medicare code bundling of CT of the abdomen and pelvis.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2014 May;202(5):1069-71

1 Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Main 1090, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.13.11504DOI Listing
May 2014

Reflections on principles of good leadership.

Authors:
David C Levin

J Am Coll Radiol 2014 Apr;11(4):338-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2013.10.028DOI Listing
April 2014

The Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation: what will its impact be on radiology practice?

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2014 Feb;202(2):358-61

1 Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, 132 S 10th St, Ste 1087, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.13.11123DOI Listing
February 2014

The increasing role of nonradiologists in performing ultrasound-guided invasive procedures.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Nov 26;10(11):859-63. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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November 2013

Analysis of radiologists' imaging workload trends by place of service.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Oct 28;10(10):760-3. Epub 2013 Apr 28.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; HealthHelp, Inc, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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October 2013

Cardiac risk factors and risk scores vs cardiac computed tomography angiography: a prospective cohort study for triage of ED patients with acute chest pain.

Am J Emerg Med 2013 Oct 10;31(10):1479-85. Epub 2013 Sep 10.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2013.08.001DOI Listing
October 2013

The increasing role of radiologists in thoracic diagnosis: more thoracic biopsies are performed percutaneously.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Oct;10(10):770-3

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2013.03.027DOI Listing
October 2013

Ensuring the future of radiology: how to respond to the threats.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Sep 13;10(9):647-51. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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September 2013

The recent reversal of the growth trend in MRI: a harbinger of the future?

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Aug 29;10(8):599-602. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2013.01.023DOI Listing
August 2013

An unusual case of pulmonary coccidioidomycosis presenting as pneumothorax.

J Okla State Med Assoc 2013 Aug;106(8):315, 317-8

Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA.

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August 2013

The declining radiology job market: how should radiologists respond?

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Apr 23;10(4):231-3. Epub 2012 Dec 23.

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.08.012DOI Listing
April 2013

Recent reimbursement changes and their effect on hospital and private office use of myocardial perfusion imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Mar;10(3):198-201

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.08.009DOI Listing
March 2013

The effect of the controversial US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on the use of screening mammography.

J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Jan;10(1):21-4

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.07.008DOI Listing
January 2013

ACR white paper: New practice models--hospital employment of radiologists: a report from the ACR Future Trends Committee.

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Nov;9(11):782-7

Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.07.021DOI Listing
November 2012

The recent downturn in utilization of CT: the start of a new trend?

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Nov;9(11):795-8

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.05.023DOI Listing
November 2012

The overuse of diagnostic imaging and the Choosing Wisely initiative.

Ann Intern Med 2012 Oct;157(8):574-6

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-8-201210160-00535DOI Listing
October 2012

The sharp reductions in medicare payments for noninvasive diagnostic imaging in recent years: will they satisfy the federal policymakers?

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Sep;9(9):643-7

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2012.05.004DOI Listing
September 2012

Checklists: from the cockpit to the radiology department.

Authors:
David C Levin

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Jun;9(6):388-90

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Radiology, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2011.12.022DOI Listing
June 2012

Establishing a strategic commercial partnership for an outpatient imaging center/not staying active clinically as an academic department chair.

Authors:
David C Levin

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Mar;9(3):216-7

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Radiology, Main 1090, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2011.10.012DOI Listing
March 2012

Percutaneous needle vs surgical breast biopsy: previous allegations of overuse of surgery are in error.

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Feb;9(2):137-40

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2011.10.002DOI Listing
February 2012

Dramatically increased musculoskeletal ultrasound utilization from 2000 to 2009, especially by podiatrists in private offices.

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Feb;9(2):141-6

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2011.09.008DOI Listing
February 2012

Trends in the utilization of outpatient advanced imaging after the deficit reduction act.

J Am Coll Radiol 2012 Jan;9(1):27-32

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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January 2012

Noncardiac point-of-care ultrasound by nonradiologist physicians: how widespread is it?

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Nov;8(11):772-5

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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November 2011

Trends in utilization rates of the various imaging modalities in emergency departments: nationwide Medicare data from 2000 to 2008.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Oct;8(10):706-9

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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October 2011

The value-added services of hospital-based radiology groups.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Sep;8(9):626-30

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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September 2011

Physician orders contribute to high-tech imaging slowdown.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2010 Jan-Feb;29(1):189-95

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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August 2011

Volume of neuroradiology studies read by neurologists: implications for fellowship training.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Jul;8(7):477-82

The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA.

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July 2011

Placement and removal of inferior vena cava filters: national trends in the medicare population.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Jul;8(7):483-9

Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics, Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee 38120, USA.

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July 2011

The effect of self-referral on utilization of advanced diagnostic imaging.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011 Apr;196(4):848-52

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Main 1090, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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April 2011

The lack of growth in use of coronary CT angiography: is it being appropriately used?

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011 Apr;196(4):862-7

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services (CRUISE), Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Main 1090, 132S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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April 2011

Outsourcing to teleradiology companies: bad for radiology, bad for radiologists.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Feb;8(2):104-8

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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February 2011

Bending the curve: the recent marked slowdown in growth of noninvasive diagnostic imaging.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011 Jan;196(1):W25-9

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, 132 S 10th St., Main 1090, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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January 2011

Medicare payments for noninvasive diagnostic imaging are now higher to nonradiologist physicians than to radiologists.

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Jan;8(1):26-32

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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January 2011

Evolving roles of radiologists, nephrologists, and surgeons in endovascular hemodialysis access maintenance procedures.

J Am Coll Radiol 2010 Dec;7(12):937-42

Mid-South Imaging and Therapeutics, 6305 Humphreys Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38120, USA.

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December 2010

Trends in the utilization of CT angiography and MR angiography of the head and neck in the Medicare population.

J Am Coll Radiol 2010 Nov;7(11):854-8

Department of Radiology, Jefferson Medical College and Thomas JeffersonUniversity Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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November 2010

How widely is computer-aided detection used in screening and diagnostic mammography?

J Am Coll Radiol 2010 Oct;7(10):802-5

Department of Radiology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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October 2010

Decision analytic model for evaluation of suspected coronary disease with stress testing and coronary CT angiography.

Acad Radiol 2010 May 20;17(5):577-86. Epub 2010 Feb 20.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5244, USA.

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May 2010

Cost-effectiveness of coronary CT angiography in evaluation of patients without symptoms who have positive stress test results.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2010 May;194(5):1257-62

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5244, USA.

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May 2010

Geographic variation in the utilization of noninvasive diagnostic imaging: national medicare data, 1998-2007.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2010 Apr;194(4):1034-9

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on the Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, 10th Fl Main, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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April 2010

Trends in PET scanner ownership and leasing by nonradiologist physicians.

J Am Coll Radiol 2010 Mar;7(3):187-91

Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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March 2010

A prior authorization program of a radiology benefits management company and how it has affected utilization of advanced diagnostic imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2010 Jan;7(1):33-8

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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January 2010

Comparison of image quality and arterial enhancement with a dedicated coronary CTA protocol versus a triple rule-out coronary CTA protocol.

Acad Radiol 2009 Sep 11;16(9):1039-48. Epub 2009 Jun 11.

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5244, USA.

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September 2009

The disproportionate effects of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 on radiologists' private office MRI and CT practices compared with those of other physicians.

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Sep;6(9):620-5

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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September 2009

Endovascular repair vs open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: comparative utilization trends from 2001 to 2006.

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Jul;6(7):506-9

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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July 2009

Why the in-office ancillary services exception to the Stark laws needs to be changed--and why most physicians (not just radiologists) should support that change.

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Jun;6(6):390-2

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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June 2009

Recent payment and utilization trends in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging: comparison between self-referral and referral to radiologists.

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Jun;6(6):437-41

Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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June 2009

A surgical safety checklist.

Authors:
David C Levin

N Engl J Med 2009 May;360(22):2374; author reply 2374-5

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May 2009

Radiation dose in a "triple rule-out" coronary CT angiography protocol of emergency department patients using 64-MDCT: the impact of ECG-based tube current modulation on age, sex, and body mass index.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009 Apr;192(4):866-72

Department of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1020 Sansom St., Ste. 239, Thompson Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.08.1758DOI Listing
April 2009

Recent shifts in place of service for noninvasive diagnostic imaging: have hospitals missed an opportunity?

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Feb;6(2):96-9

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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February 2009

Accuracy of MDCT in assessing the degree of stenosis caused by calcified coronary artery plaques.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008 Dec;191(6):1676-83

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 S 11th St., Main Bldg., Rm. 1090, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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December 2008

Ownership or leasing of CT scanners by nonradiologist physicians: a rapidly growing trend that raises concern about self-referral.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Dec;5(12):1206-9

Department of Radiology, Center for Research on Utilization of Imaging Services, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA.

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December 2008