TITLE

Saving Lives and Dollars

AUTHOR(S)
Schuman, Ilyse
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Imaging Economics;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author highlights on the benefits of imaging in medicine through cost savings, productivity of workers and patient care. She cites a study using the National Oncologic position emission tomography (PET) Registry data which found that the acquired knowledge of physicians through PET scans changes the course of treatment to patients. The author also mentions policy matters for the clinical and economic value of medical imaging without compromising patient care.
ACCESSION #
37563689

 

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