The MRI Prescreening Process: What to Know

The MRI Prescreening Process: What to Know

Before every scan, patients must submit to an MRI prescreening process so radiologists can be sure everything goes smoothly during the procedure. It’s not that MRI scans are dangerous; in and of themselves, they aren’t. In fact, because they don’t expose patients to ionizing radiation, they’re much safer than X-rays. But MRI machines rely on […]

Price Transparency in Diagnostic Imaging

Price Transparency in Diagnostic Imaging

The story of price transparency should be as simple as the tag on a box of cereal. Somehow, though, the practice of telling a customer how much a product costs before handing it over hasn’t filtered into a sector that makes up nearly 18 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product: health care spending. The […]