TITLE

Risky Business?

AUTHOR(S)
Valenza, Tor
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Imaging Economics;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37563679

 

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