Survey Finds Older Docs Delighted with Advanced Imaging


A supermajority of primary care physicians credit advanced imaging with helping them make better decisions for their patients—and the longer the docs have been practicing medicine, the more appreciative they are of the latest and greatest in imaging technology.

In so many words, those are two key conclusions in a study published online Jan. 25 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Led by Christine Hughes of the Hadley Hart Group in Chicago, the authors surveyed 500 primary care physicians on their perceptions about, and attitudes toward, advanced medical imaging. Respondents ranged in age from 29 to 77 and averaged 19.4 years of practice.

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