Many doctors order tests that will not find the cause of their patients' complaints.
Radiologists call for curbs on overuse of imaging
Radiologists should play a role in educating ordering physicians about what scans are appropriate and when, and large hospitals, like Massachusetts General in Boston, have developed decision support software that helps doctors ordering scans decide which tests would be best for their patients' complaint.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #2 in the nation and #1 in New England based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.
Search the archive for previously published news articles, press releases and publications.
Departments and Centers at Mass General have a reputation for excellence in patient care. View a list of all departments.