Howard Forman

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OBJECTIVE Given the recent interest in the concept of sexual addictions, it is instructive to study subjects with pedophilia alongside chemically addicted individuals and non-addicted controls in order to help identify which factors may determine the objects of people's respective addictions, as well as any factors that may predispose people to developing(More)
OBJECTIVE This article presents a comprehensive portrait of the characteristics of teleradiology systems of radiology practices as of 1999. Our purposes are to help profile a rapidly evolving area of radiology that has been underexamined to date and to provide a baseline with which future findings can be compared. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 1999, the(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the methods used at private community hospitals for delivering emergency department (ED) image interpretation services. MATERIALS AND METHODS The authors contacted a random national sample of 114 hospitals by telephone and administered an "ED Radiology Coverage" questionnaire. The questionnaire included queries about daytime image(More)
The authors wish to thank the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for generous financial support, the two teleradiology firms in India for allowing us to study their organizations, and numerous radiologists and other healthcare professionals in India, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States for helpful discussions. Many of these people asked that their(More)
1 Although teleradiology is presently being used extensively in the United States—for both overseas subspecialty consultations and overnight coverage of imaging services at domestic medical centers—there has been limited investigation of its potential to help provide staffing support to U.S. medical centers from offshore locations. In this review, the(More)
OBJECTIVES Diagnostic workup of patients presenting with thunderclap headache and negative initial head CT remains a challenge, with most commonly employed strategies being lumbar puncture (LP) and CT angiography (CTA). The objective of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of these options. PATIENTS AND METHODS A decision model was designed(More)