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Radiologic Knowledge and Ordering Habits of Clinical Residents: ACR Appropriateness Criteria Awareness and Perceptions PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 February 2016 17:00
With the spike in US health care costs in recent years [1], there has been a push toward evidence-based medicine in an effort to provide the highest quality of care at the lowest cost [2]. In radiology, technological progress and the widespread availability of complex imaging modalities have significantly increased the number of imaging studies performed [3]. According to the ACR, imaging is one of the fastest growing services in medicine [4]. In today’s age of cost awareness and with the increasing importance of value-driven care, referring physicians must select appropriate imaging techniques [5].

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