Mammography Facility Characteristics Associated With Interpretive Accuracy of Screening Mammography

  title={Mammography Facility Characteristics Associated With Interpretive Accuracy of Screening Mammography},
  author={Stephen Hunt Taplin and Linn A. Abraham and William Eric Barlow and Joshua J. Fenton and Eric A. Berns and Patricia A. Carney and Gary R. Cutter and Edward A. Sickles and Druck Carl and Joann G. Elmore},
  journal={JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  pages={876 - 887}
BACKGROUND Although interpretive performance varies substantially among radiologists, such variation has not been examined among mammography facilities. Understanding sources of facility variation could become a foundation for improving interpretive performance. METHODS In this cross-sectional study conducted between 1996 and 2002, we surveyed 53 facilities to evaluate associations between facility structure, interpretive process characteristics, and interpretive performance of screening… CONTINUE READING

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