TITLE

1/3 of Imaging costs defensive, study says

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study by John Flynn, associate chief of orthopedic surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which indicated that one-third of the imaging costs ordered for orthopedic patient encounters in Pennsylvania are of defensive nature; the results were presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
ACCESSION #
59985346

 

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