SNMMI In The News
June 19, 2012
Rising imaging utilization? Not so fast, says imaging community
When a study published June 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrated a surge in advanced imaging use within integrated healthcare systems, many headlines focused on how the high utilization was driving healthcare costs and increasing radiation doses received by patients. The medical imaging community, however, was quick to put these results in context.