Association Between Radiologic Incidental Findings and Resource Utilization in Patients Admitted With Chest Pain in an Urban Medical Center.

@article{Gundareddy2017AssociationBR,
  title={Association Between Radiologic Incidental Findings and Resource Utilization in Patients Admitted With Chest Pain in an Urban Medical Center.},
  author={Venkat P Gundareddy and Nisa M. Maruthur and Abednego Chibungu and Preetam Bollampally and Regina Landis and Shaker M. Eid},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={323-328}
}
BACKGROUND Increasing use of testing among hospitalized patients has resulted in an increase in radiologic incidental findings (IFs), which challenge the provision of high-value care in the hospital setting. OBJECTIVE To understand impact of radiologic incidental findings on resource utilization in patients hospitalized with chest pain. DESIGN Retrospective observational cross sectional study. SETTING Academic medical center. PARTICIPANTS Adult patients hospitalized with principal… CONTINUE READING