By age, there were more findings in the older cohort (aged >60 years) than in the younger cohort (p < 0.05) and in more men than women in the older cohort (p < 0.001). David C. Abdullah, MD. Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology. He completed his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology and a two-year Fellowship in Neuroradiology at John Hopkins Hospital. About the Program. General Objectives. Regression analysis was used to assess the relationship between area MRI availability and overall area health maintenance organization (HMO) market share, controlling for potential confounders.Areas with higher HMO activity had markedly lower adoption and use of MRI. He has served as Senior Advisor for Health Care to a number of candidates for President of the United States, as well as having counselled members of the US Congress on health care, testified before Congress, and briefed directors of key agencies in the federal government. Dr. Atlas’s most recent books include "Restoring Quality Health Care: A Six Point Plan for Comprehensive Reform at Lower Cost" (Hoover Institution Press, 2020, 2nd ed.) Meer, A. Profile information for Radiology Neuroradiology/NIR Faculty at Michigan Medicine. By 1999, high-HMO areas had about 40% fewer MRI scanners per 100,000 people than low-HMO areas (1.02 vs. 1.73, P < .01). Monday – Friday. Medical College; Aligarh, India MBBS: Mumbai University, Grant Medical College; Mumbai, India (Medicine and Surgery) Training Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL (Neuroradiology & VIR) Yi, H., Zhang, L., Singer, K., Rozelle, S., Atlas, S. Expanded Use Of Imaging Technology And The Challenge of Measuring Value. Dr. Benjamin Huang is Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology and our Neuroradiology Program Director. Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2 Tel: 1-902-494-6592. He received his Medical Degree from the Universidad de San Carlos in Guatemala and subsequently obtained his PhD in Medical Sciences at Kobe University in Japan. In the paper we seek to assess some of the strengths and weaknesses of the program using a panel of national-representative, household survey data that were collected in 2005 and early 2008. Associate Professor of Radiology and Medical Imaging. Assistant Consulting Professor of Radiology Marc A. Finkel, M.D. We conducted a detailed analysis of print advertisements and informational brochures for self-referred imaging with respect to themes, content, accuracy, and emotional valence.Forty print advertisements from US newspapers around the country and 20 informational brochures were analyzed by 2 independent raters according to 7 major themes: health care technology; emotion, empowerment, and assurance; incentives; limited supporting evidence; popular appeal; statistics; and images. Intraoperative stereotaxy was used in conjunction with MR images to identify contrast-enhanced (CE) and nonenhanced (NE) regions of the tumor during surgical resection. 514-934-1934, ext 42732. To see more of Dr. Hung’s published research, click here. Dr. Kwock’s area of expertise is MR spectroscopy with special emphasis in neurological disorders. The number of MRI sites and magnets; magnet field strength; MRI procedures; the use of contrast media; and the presence of power injectors, echoplanar imaging, cardiac MRI, and interventional MRI were measured in each of 322 metropolitan statistical areas each year. The National Research Council's Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation VII models were used to estimate the number of radiation-induced cancers.CT scans of the head were the most common examinations in both Medicare cohorts, but abdominal imaging delivered the greatest proportion (43% in the first cohort and 40% in the second cohort) of radiation. Keck School. View details for Web of Science ID 000184381100010 Department of Radiology . Anne G. Osborn, MD is Distinguished Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah. Dr. Atlas is also the editor of the leading textbook in the field, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine, now in its fifth edition and previously translated from English into Mandarin, Spanish, and Portuguese. Scott W. Atlas, MD, is the Robert Wesson Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. ... Mentor: Dr. Sandeep Naik, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging.