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By Frank Federico | Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014
IHI faculty member Jim Duncan, MD, PhD, is Professor of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also faculty for the IHI Expedition on Eliminating Overuse in Medical Imaging. In this interview with IHI Communications Specialist Jo Ann Endo, Dr. Duncan talks about how ending overuse in medical imaging will reduce harm to patients, decrease waste, and cut unneeded costs.Q Why is it so important to eliminate overuse in medical imaging?A It causes harm ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Expedition, Patient Safety, Triple Aim for Populations, Joint Commission
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