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  • 05/24/2012, Pittsburgh, PA

    Foundation Radiology Group Receives 3 Year Re-accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Foundation Radiology Group has received re-accreditation from the Joint Commission by demonstrating compliance with the organization’s rigorous performance standards for healthcare quality and safety.

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  • 05/17/2012, Pittsburgh, PA

    MRI Utilization Can Lead to Better Clinical Outcome

    Healthcare cost increases have led providers and payers to scrutinize the use of certain clinical services. As a result, a lot of focus is being placed on proper utilization of diagnostic imaging. Many cite inappropriate ordering, self referral and defensive medicine as contributors to these cost increases. However, the clinician treating and seeing patients often […]

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  • 04/26/2012, Pittsburgh, PA

    Dr. James W. Backstrom Named a 2012 Top Doctor by Pittsburgh Magazine

    Chief Medical Officer of Foundation Radiology Group, Dr. James W. Backstrom, was named one of the top radiologists in his field by Pittsburgh Magazine in its annual “Best Doctors” issue. Only thirteen radiologists made the 2012 list out of the over 300 in the area. Dr. Backstrom was one of only three pediatric radiologists featured.

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  • 03/30/2012, Pittsburgh, PA

    Foundation Radiology Group Plans Centralized Mammography Batch Reading Center for Community Based Hospitals

    Beginning in June of 2012 Foundation Radiology Group, will begin providing the centralized batch reading of screening mammography by its fellowship trained women’s imagers. Dedicated batch reading of screening mammograms decreases false positives and call back rates for patients. The same studies showed that cancers may be diagnosed earlier compared to traditional reading in a […]

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