Association of Liability Concerns with Decisions to Order Echocardiography and Cardiac Stress Tests with Imaging.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Professional societies have made efforts to curb overuse of cardiac imaging and decrease practice variation by publishing appropriate use criteria. However, little is known about the impact of physician-level determinants such as liability concerns and risk aversion on decisions to order testing. METHODS A web-based survey was administered to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2016.08.014

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