Study Findings Support Individualized, Risk-Based Approach to Mammography Screening

April 17, 2015 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


​​Study results indicating that the costs of false-positives far exceed expectations may point to a need to base mammography screening decisions on individualized, risk-based assessments instead of population-wide screening. The study, published in the April 2015 Health Affairs, is based on a sample of more than 700,000 women age 40 to 59 years from a U.S. health insurance plan.

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