SIR Annual Meeting 2015: Reimbursement, regulatory hurdles are pains shared in markets across the globe
ATLANTA Just how is interventional radiology thriving in countries whose healthcare systems measure quality and outcomes as a way to control costs? A panel at this year's Society for Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting held in Atlanta tackled this point head on as radiologists from across the globe spoke on regulatory issues and reimbursement barriers.
Dam it: CMS plays the part of Hoover
Interagency coordination at the Department of Health and Human Services is purported to be a routine fact of life nowadays, but there are signs that outside forces are pushing FDA into activity that could have a big effect on another important agency.
Google faces potential challenges, roadblocks in getting Glass adopted
When Jay Zuerndorfer, a student researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) received the opportunity to develop an application for Google Glass it was like a dream come true. Zuerndorfer and a research team from Georgia Tech were able to create speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smart phone.