Risky Business?

Valenza, Tor
April 2009
Imaging Economics;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues and business risks faced by radiologists from lawsuits resulting from malpractice in reading mammographic studies. It provides considerations on the state of malpractice in mammography in the U.S., and suggests strategies of minimizing risks from lawsuits, along with tips on how to avoid malpractice. Among the suggestions to avoid malpractice for mammogram readers are to triage the patient in proper diagnostic category, detection and technique and proper diagnosis.


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