Journal Article
Study

Lack of timely follow-up of abnormal imaging results and radiologists' recommendations.

Al-Mutairi A, Meyer AND, Chang P, et al. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 2015;12:385-9.

This examination of abnormal imaging results found that patients recommended for additional imaging were often lost to follow-up. Because lack of timely follow-up can lead to delays in diagnosis, this work highlights a gap in current patient safety practices.