Study measures wasteful tests in Medicare, includes imaging,


The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), an industry lobby, responded to the study saying that there are better methods to guide use of imaging exams. “A thoughtful, evidence-based approach, rooted in AUC [appropriate use criteria], is the best way to safeguard access and guide medical imaging utilization in a way that is tailored to each patient’s unique medical condition,” said Gail Rodriguez, executive director of MITA.


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