Saving Lives and Dollars

Schuman, Ilyse
April 2009
Imaging Economics;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p42
Trade Publication
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.


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