News and Views

Healthcare Business News
Jill Rathbun, Managing Partner at Galileo Consulting Group, Arlington, VA
In this article for DOTmed News, Jill Rathbun discusses the proposed CMS hospital outpatient department rule and how it will impact imaging services in CY 2017. Read more to understand how payments may be restructured to reduce the total number of classifications.
Becker's Hospital Review
Russ Horowitz, MD, RDMS
Ultrasound is an important tool for rapid assessment of trauma patients, CVC and regional nerve block placement, facilitating difficult PIV access, and assessing cardiac function during resuscitations. In this article, Russ Horowitz, MD, RDMS, discusses six strategies to help implement ultrasound at the bedside in pediatric emergency medicine.
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Becker's Hospital CFO

Jill Rathbun, Managing Partner at Galileo Consulting Group, Arlington, VA
In this informative article for Becker's CFO, Jill Rathbun covers the newly implemented CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement payment model. While the program began April 1, 2016, many of the hospitals were not, and are still not, prepared to participate. Read more to understand the basics of the model and how to be successful.

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Health Management Magazine
Nidhi Nikhanj, M.D.
In this article for ​Health Management Magazine, Dr. Nidhi Nikhanj lays out the path for a system-wide implementation of point of care ultrasound to bring quality of care and enhanced patient safety to the bedside. See the six steps that a large health system used to successfully adopt ultrasound.
Orthopedic Design & Technology
Bill Medford, MSK Ultrasonographer

March 10, 2016

The American Journal of Orthopedics

Alan M. Hirahara, MD, FRCS(C), and Alberto J. Panero, DO

In the first of a three part series for the American Journal of Orthopedics, Drs Alan Hirahara, MD, FRCS(C) and Alberto Panero, DO discuss the advantages of diagnostic and ultrasound guided procedures in the shoulder.