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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

David C. Levin, MD.

Authors:
Vijay M Rao

Radiology 2020 Apr 25;295(1):251-252. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2020204004DOI Listing
April 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

Trends in Diagnostic Imaging Utilization among Medicare and Commercially Insured Adults from 2003 through 2016.

Radiology 2020 Feb 31;294(2):342-350. Epub 2019 Dec 31.

From the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9169 (A.S.H.); Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa (D.L., L.P., V.M.R.); and Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Mass (D.R.D., J.F.W.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6996668PMC
February 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

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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May 2019

Discordance in Clinical Recommendations Regarding the Use of Imaging.

Am J Med Qual 2020 Mar/Apr;35(2):117-124. Epub 2019 May 21.

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.

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May 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

2018 RSNA Outstanding Researcher.

Authors:
Vijay M Rao

Radiology 2018 12 30;289(3):581. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

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December 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2017.11.008DOI Listing
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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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

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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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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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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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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August 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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

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

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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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

QRSE: a novel metric for the evaluation of trainee radiologist reporting skills.

J Digit Imaging 2013 Aug;26(4):678-82

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 South 10th Street, Main Building 10th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10278-013-9574-y
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705016PMC
August 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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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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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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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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January 2013

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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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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September 2012

Radiology Report Comparator: a novel method to augment resident education.

J Digit Imaging 2012 Jun;25(3):330-6

Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, 132 South Tenth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3348990PMC
June 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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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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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

Putting the light (not the heat) back into radiology morbidity and mortality conferences.

Authors:
Vijay M Rao

J Am Coll Radiol 2011 Sep;8(9):642-3

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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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2009.0528DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.5823DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.5236DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2010.08.017DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.4835DOI Listing
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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2010.06.027DOI Listing
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

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

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

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

Experience of an academic neuroradiology division participating in a utilization management program.

J Am Coll Radiol 2009 Feb;6(2):119-24

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

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February 2009

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

Turf wars in radiology: recent actions against self-referral by state governments, commercial payers, and medicare--hope is on the horizon.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Sep;5(9):972-7

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

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September 2008

Turf wars in radiology: updated evidence on the relationship between self-referral and the overutilization of imaging.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Jul;5(7):806-10

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

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July 2008

Recent trends in utilization rates of abdominal imaging: the relative roles of radiologists and nonradiologist physicians.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Jun;5(6):744-7

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

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June 2008

Radiology's image problem: ponder the words of some thought leaders in the field.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 May;5(5):616-8

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

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May 2008

Recent trends in mammography utilization in the Medicare population: is there a cause for concern?

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 May;5(5):652-6

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

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May 2008

Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Mar;5(3):182-8

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

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March 2008

Ownership or leasing of MRI facilities by nonradiologist physicians is a rapidly growing trend.

J Am Coll Radiol 2008 Feb;5(2):105-9

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

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February 2008

Recent trends in utilization rates of noncardiac thoracic imaging: an example of how imaging growth might be controlled.

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Dec;4(12):886-9

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

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December 2007

Turf wars in radiology: what must academic radiology do?

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Sep;4(9):622-5

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

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September 2007

The effect of the introduction of MR and CT angiography on the utilization of catheter angiography for peripheral arterial disease.

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Jul;4(7):457-60

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

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July 2007

Turf wars in radiology: challenges leveled at our specialty and how to respond to them.

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Jul;4(7):492-3

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

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July 2007

Turf wars in radiology: the future of radiology depends on research--and on your support of it!

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Mar;4(3):184-6

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

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March 2007

Recent trends in utilization of vascular ultrasound among radiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, and other physicians.

J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Feb;4(2):125-7

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

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February 2007

Current practice patterns and recent trends in breast biopsy among radiologists and surgeons.

J Am Coll Radiol 2006 Sep;3(9):707-9

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

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September 2006

Turf wars in radiology: privileging and site accreditation programs--what they have accomplished for commercial health plans.

J Am Coll Radiol 2006 Jul;3(7):534-6

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

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July 2006

The controversy over advanced cardiovascular imaging: relative roles of radiologists, cardiologists, and other physicians in CT and MRI of the cardiovascular system.

J Am Coll Radiol 2006 Jan;3(1):16-8

Jefferson 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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January 2006

Turf wars in radiology: training in diagnostic imaging: how much is enough?

J Am Coll Radiol 2005 Dec;2(12):1016-8

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

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December 2005

Comparison of recent utilization trends in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging among radiologists and cardiologists.

J Am Coll Radiol 2005 Oct;2(10):821-4

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

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October 2005

Recent trends in utilization of cardiovascular imaging: how important are they for radiology?

J Am Coll Radiol 2005 Sep;2(9):736-9

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

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September 2005

Turf wars in radiology: should it be radiologists or cardiologists who do cardiac imaging?

J Am Coll Radiol 2005 Sep;2(9):749-52

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

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September 2005