CTC, teleradiology can give rural patients access to cancer tests

10/22/2010 | Healthcare IT News

A study found that about 92% of patients who received computed tomography colonography exams at two rural hospitals in Arizona had quality diagnostic tests, based on assessment of data submitted through a teleradiology system. "Our results show that CTC can be introduced with minimal effort to rural undeserved communities, adequately performed locally, and then interpreted remotely," the study's lead author said.

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