That’s according to the results of a recent investigation, highlighted Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A group of a 11 U.S. imaging experts are the latest to join this group, publishing their reservations in the American Journal of Roentgenology.
In a Journal of Urgent Care Medicine analysis, experts reported that 89% of those confirmed to have the disease displayed normal or mildly abnormal CXRs.
In addition, the college also revised a dozen more categories to help radiologists determine how to deploy imaging in certain scenarios.
The groups convened an expert panel of stakeholders to help determine what types of breast care are most urgent and which procedures can wait until the pandemic clears.
Radiology providers continue using computed tomography as a key tool to diagnose the new coronavirus, despite a growing group of experts lining up against this practice.
As part of the action, federal officials said they’re extending the deadline to submit 2019 MIPS data to April 30.
A team of experts recently made this discovery after analyzing commercial claims data from nearly 124,000 patients, sharing their work in JAMA Network Open.
A cut in Medicare payment may have contributed to the trend, driving doctors away from heart imaging methods that rely on ionizing radiation, experts wrote in Radiology.
Leaders at Radiology Partners recently detailed how they’re harnessing their considerable reach to improve care delivery.
Numerous forces are combining to spike physicians' case loads, which could lead to low-quality care, errors and burnout.
Since the American College of Emergency Physicians launched the effort, participating EDs have saved some $55 million from avoiding unnecessary imaging and hospitalizations.