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Radiology Career Articles of Interest
Radiology Group Uses Tool to Analyze Data and Decrease Length of Stay
Source: PR Newswire
Today’s radiologists are faced with difficulties as they learn to adapt to value-based imaging, rather than volume-based. One group has found success by using a new radiology data tool. By analyzing radiology data, a radiology group and hospitalists were able to decrease patient length of stay (LOS) by three days for inpatients recommended for CT biopsy at Aultman Hospital. The data mining tool allowed the group to discover key performance indicators while appropriately identifying and tracking patients. By using the data, the radiology group was able to decrease time of diagnosis to the biopsy procedure order from 71 to 29 hours, the time from order to biopsy completion from 52 to 21 hours and overall diagnosis to completion of procedure from 133 to 50 hours.
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