As radiologists strive to improve communication and service to referring physicians, the input of providers can help inform process improvement.
The slide deck "Who should break the news? Communication of examination results to patients and primary care physicians," provides key insights into the needs of primary care physicians.
Andrew J. Gunn, MD, is a third-year radiology resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. After residency, he plans to pursue sub-specialty training in interventional radiology. His research and clinical interests include patient-centered radiology, molecular imaging and minimally-invasive therapeutic procedures.
Additional slides based on this research were published in Health Imaging on Feb. 5, with more to come on Feb. 19. For more on this study, please read " PCPs say no to rads giving results to patients ."