As radiologists strive to improve communication and service to referring physicians, the input of providers can help inform process improvement.
The slide deck "Feedback from referring physicians: a novel approach to improving reporting practices," suggests adapting traditional peer review processes to radiology reporting may improve the end product.
Andrew J. Gunn, MD, is a third-year radiology resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. 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 and Feb. 12. For more on this study, please read " PCPs say no to rads giving results to patients."