CBR and medical entities oppose Cofen standardization

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) and other medical entities became aware of normative resolution of the Federal Council of Nursing (Cofen), which is yet to be published, which proposes obstetric ultrasonography by specialist nurses. Already in the year 2015, the Federal Council of Medicine (CFM) had positioned itself on the subject, […]

Quality of health care providers can now be consulted

The National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) has released the results of the Qualification Program for Health Service Providers (Qualiss). Thus, health plan beneficiaries and other interested parties can consult, on the regulator's website, the hospitals, clinics, laboratories and health professionals that meet important criteria related to quality of care. Through […]

Importance of reconciling TISS standard payment statements and disallowances

Prior to the TISS (Supplementary Health Information Exchange) standard, it was very difficult and financially unviable to reconcile exam-to-exam payment statements and disallowances. Starting with the simple fact that many operators did not give this type of information or, when they sent, the information was not complete, thus making reconciliation impossible without any […]

New Board of the Minas Gerais Society takes office

On May 12, the new board of the Society of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging of Minas Gerais (SRMG) was sworn in at the Medical Association of Minas Gerais (AMMG) in Belo Horizonte (MG). Dr. Cibele Alves de Carvalho, who is also director of Professional Defense at the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging […]

Presence of companions in exam rooms

Concern previously restricted to the practice of Gynecology and Obstetrics, the presence of a companion during examinations is currently a matter of concern to Radiology - at least from the perspective of certain specific segments of Diagnostic Imaging. In fact, complaints made by patients, related to crimes of a sexual nature allegedly occurred […]

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