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Effect of audit and feedback, and reminder messages on primary-care radiology referrals: a randomised trial.

Authors
  • Eccles, M
  • Steen, N
  • Grimshaw, J
  • Thomas, L
  • McNamee, P
  • Soutter, J
  • Wilsdon, J
  • Matowe, L
  • Needham, G
  • Gilbert, F
  • Bond, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lancet (London, England)
Publication Date
May 05, 2001
Volume
357
Issue
9266
Pages
1406–1409
Identifiers
PMID: 11356439
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

6-monthly feedback of audit data is ineffective but the routine attachment of educational reminder messages to radiographs is effective and does not affect quality of referrals. Any department of radiology that handles referrals from primary care could deliver this intervention to good effect.

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