Direct reporting of results to patients: the future of radiology?

@article{Kuhlman2012DirectRO,
  title={Direct reporting of results to patients: the future of radiology?},
  author={Melanie Kuhlman and Monique Anne Meyer and Elizabeth A. Krupinski},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={646-50}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Radiologists have traditionally left relaying exam results to patients in the hands of clinicians. Recent editorials have reexamined radiologists' traditional position and questioned whether radiologists should continue to remain within the confines of the reading room or increase their contact with patients. The present study addressed this issue by surveying patients directly regarding their preferences. MATERIALS AND METHODS A survey was given to all patients aged… CONTINUE READING

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