New Study: Hospitals Need Better Follow Up On Test Results


We all know that doctors frequently order that medical tests be performed on their patients. Presumably, the results of the tests are important, because otherwise why else would the tests be ordered?

Unfortunately, to the detriment of patients, it appears that in many cases, the test results are simply ignored. In fact, according to a recent study, hospitals fail to follow up on up to 75% of tests ordered.

According to a recent USNews article, the study results were obtained as follows...

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