Despite difficult climate, imaging is essential for patients

03/5/2013 | MolecularImaging.net

There is no doubt that molecular imaging can benefit patients, but there are challenges facing the field, writes Robert W. Atcher, editor-at-large of Molecular Imaging Insight. Pressure to limit costs and worries about radiation exposure pose hurdles, Atcher says, as does identifying the clinicians who can best interpret and maximize the value of the procedures. "The challenge to those of us who are champions of molecular imaging is to conduct clinical studies that not only demonstrate sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of the exams but also show a positive impact on the cost of care and improvement in patient outcomes," writes Atcher.

View Full Article in:

MolecularImaging.net

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI
Senior Vice-President Managed Care Mid-Atlantic Region
Mercy Health System
Conshohocken, PA
Associate Chief Financial Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatorya
Cardinal Health
Waukegan, IL
Chief Operating Officer
Health Plan of San Joaquin
French Camp , CA