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What does RVU stand for?

RVU stands for Relative Value Unit (factor used in pricing of medical services)

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Meanwhile, nearly three-quarters of search assignments conducted in 2011-2012 featured a salary with production bonus, and the majority of those bonuses are based on a Relative Value Units (RVU) formula, according to the study.
Deitelzweig added that incentives can be tied to the gamut of hospital goals, from increasing relative value units (RVUs) and diagnosis-related group payment to quality and outcomes measures such as mortality and complication rates.
I predicted at the beginning of the year that we could increase relative value units (RVUs)/patient visit by 10 percent simply by monitoring this metric and with some basic education.
The work relative value units (RVUs) earned by different subspecialties in academic radiology may differ by a large magnitude, according to data supplied by the Association of Administrators in Academic Radiology.