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Emergency physician perceptions of medically unnecessary advanced diagnostic imaging.

Authors
  • Kanzaria, Hemal K
  • Hoffman, Jerome R
  • Probst, Marc A
  • Caloyeras, John P
  • Berry, Sandra H
  • Brook, Robert H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2015
Volume
22
Issue
4
Pages
390–398
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/acem.12625
PMID: 25807868
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Overordering of advanced imaging may be a systemic problem, as many EPs believe a substantial proportion of such studies, including some they personally order, are medically unnecessary. Respondents cited multiple complex factors with several potential high-yield solutions that must be addressed simultaneously to curb overimaging.

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