A team led by Bradley Roth from the University of California, Irvine found that revenue for follow-up exams was more than staff costs when the quality nurse contacted healthcare providers to place orders after being alerted by the AI system.
“Given the potential patient safety and medicolegal liability of potential missed follow-ups, a net profit from this system may be financially sound,” Roth and colleagues wrote.
Although radiology reports may have recommendations for follow-up imaging, compliance with these recommendations may be skipped or delayed. Previous studies have explored…
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