Healthcare System Tracks Patients' Cumulative Radiation Dose
December 1, 2013 | Evaluations & Guidance
Intermountain Healthcare, a healthcare system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed a program that allows patients and physicians to track patients’ cumulative radiation dose resulting from medical treatment over their lifetime.
The program, which was described in a May Healthcare IT Newsarticle, aims to better inform imaging procedure choices. In some cases, similar information can be obtained with a modality that uses...