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IMAGING Management

Follow-up Imaging Less When Radiologists Read ED Ultrasounds

2017 28 May

Findings from a study presented at the American College of Radiology annual meeting show that the use of follow-up imaging is significantly less when initial emergency department ultrasound examinations are interpreted by a radiologist than a nonradiologist. Researchers used 5% Medicare data files to identify patients in the ED setting who underwent... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improving Interpretation of Initial ED Ultrasound

2017 26 Feb

The need for further imaging studies may be avoided when initial emergency department (ED) ultrasound examinations are interpreted by a radiologist than a nonradiologist, according to a new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute. The findings are published in Journal of the American College of Radiology. See Also: Radiologists... Read more